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Matthew Teutsch's Latest Publication

Published on August 04, 2017

Matthew Teutsch's Latest Publication

We are excited to announce Matthew Teutsch’s recent publication in MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States entitled "'Mr. Joe Louis, Help Me': Sports in the Fiction of Ernest J. Gaines." Teutsch’s piece explores the use of athletes, specifically Joe Louis and Jackie Robinson, in Gaines' The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A Lesson Before Dying. As well, he examines the roles of LSU football stars Gil and Gal in A Gathering of Old Men. The article utilizes archival material from the Ernest J. Gaines Center at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and was made possible, in part, by the Jamie Guilbeau and Thelma Guilbeau UL Lafayette Collections Research Grant​.  Matthew Teutsch is an instructor in the Department of English.  Congratulations, Matt!

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