Paula Marantz Cohen
Paula Marantz Cohen (b. 1953) is Distinguished Professor of English at Drexel University and the author of four scholarly books, three novels, and numerous short stories and essays on literature, film, and culture. Her Silent Film and the Triumph of the American Myth (2001) was selected as a Choice Outstanding Book for 2003. She is the coeditor of the Journal of Modern Literature and a regular contributor to the (London) Times Literary Supplement. The following reflection appeared in the Wall Street Journal in 2014.