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Name  Robert Appelbaum

Education  University of Chicago
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Books  Working the Aisles: A Life in, Dishing It Out: In Search of, Aguecheek's Beef - Belch's Hi, Literature and utopian p

Robert Appelbaum (born 2 February 1952) is an academic specializing in early modern writing, food studies, and terrorism studies. He teaches in the Department of English at Uppsala University, in Sweden.

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He received a B.A. from the University of Chicago in Tutorial Studies in 1975, an M.A. in English Literature at San Francisco State University in 1989, and a Ph.D. in English from the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked under the supervision of Stephen Greenblatt.

His works include "Terrorism Before the Letter: Literatures of Political Violence in Britain and France, 1559–1642" and the 2011 volume, ''Dishing It Out: In Search of the Restaurant Experience (London: Reaktion). In 2011, he left his position as a Senior Lecturer In Renaissance Studies at Lancaster University to take up a Chair as Professor of English Literature at Uppsala University.

His most recent book is at once an autobiography and a work of cultural criticism: Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption (Winchester: Zero Books).


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