Klancher teaches nineteenth century literature and cultural studies
at Carnegie Mellon University. He is author of The Making of English
Reading Audiences, 1790-1832 (1987) and has published essays on nineteenth-century
popular writing, the political history of Romantic criticism, genre, Coleridge,
Godwin, and other figures in ELH, Studies in Romanticism,
MLQ, and other journals. He has also edited a collection of articles,
"Romanticism and Its Publics: A Forum," for SiR. Among awards,
he has held Guggenheim, NEH, and Mellon fellowships.