Charles Scruggs

Humanities Seminars Professor

Charles Scruggs


Charles Scruggs is a professor of American literature at the University of Arizona. He is the author of The Sage in Harlem: H.L. Mencken and the Black Writers of the 1920s, Sweet Home: Invisible Cities in the Afro-American Novel, and co-author of two other books on African-American writers. He has also published articles on Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, John Fowles, Raymond Chandler, Alexander Pope, Jonathan Swift and on American film.


Affiliated Departments: 

  • Film Noir: Hollywood's Subversive Cinema - 2006

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