Lucas Hollister

Assistant Professor of French and Italian Languages and Literatures


203A Dartmouth Hall
HB 6087


  • B.A. Grinnell College
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

  • “Noir (Masculine Noun): Jean-Patrick Manchette, Alain Delon, and the Politics of French Hard-Boiled Masculinity.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture. 51.1 (April 2018).

  • Envoyée Spéciale: Revisiting Return in Jean Echenoz.” The French Review. 91.3 (March 2018).

  • “On the Uses and Abuses of Return: Jean Rouaud’s ‘Histoire Critique de la Fiction’” Romanic Review. 106.1/2 (January-March 2015). 

  • “Repositioning Jean-Patrick Manchette: La Position du Tireur Couché and the politics of genre.” Fixxion. Revue critique de fixxion française contemporaine. 10 (July, 2015).

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Works In Progress

A book-length study of the contemporary French novel (Beyond Return)