John Evelev

John Evelev is professor of English at the University of Missouri. He is the author of Tolerable Entertainment: Herman Melville and Professionalism in Antebellum New York (2006) and Picturesque Literature and the Transformation of the American Landscape (2021). He is currently at work on a cultural history of New York City in the 1840s and ’50s titled The Dandy and the Raven.