Kenneth K. Brandt

  • B.A., Sewanee: The University of the South
  • M.A., Florida State University
  • Ph.D., Florida State University

"The enjoyment that comes from sharing knowledge and discussing literature and ideas with students."

Kenneth K. Brandt | General education professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Two-time recipient of a Savannah College of Art and Design Presidential Fellowship, Mellon Foundation Fellow 2005


The Jack London Society, The American Literature Association, The Ernest Hemingway Society

Previous Positions

Instructor, Florida State University

Publications and presentations

  • Poem "Driving to Work" accepted by The Southern Review for Spring 2015
  • Presented "Writing about Place in Hemingway's 'Big Two-Hearted River'" at the July 2014 Hemingway Society Conference in Venice, Italy
  • "Preface to Special Section on Jack London"-Lead piece in American Literary Realism, 1870-1910 (Spring 2011) for special issue on Jack London and Into the Wild
  • "Getting Grundy With Jack London's Over-reporting in The Road. American Literary Naturalism Newsletter
  • "London's Fiction Technique and his Use of Schopenhauer as the 'Motif Under the Motif' in 'The Law of Life,'" Eureka Studies in Teaching Short Fiction,
  • "Saying What He Means: Linguistic Proportion in the Poetry of Charles Bukowski." Notes on Contemporary Literature
  • "Repudiating the 'Gladiatorial Theory of Existence': Tom King's Ethical Development in Jack London's 'A Piece of Steak,'" Aethlon: Journal of Sports Literature,
  • "Using Visual Interpretive Analysis in Teaching Joyce Carol Oates's "Naked." Eureka Studies Teaching Short Fiction
  • "Robinson Jeffers's 'People and a Heron.'" The Explicator