Lucas Hollister

Assistant Professor of French and Italian Languages and Literatures

203A Dartmouth Hall
HB 6087
French and Italian
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).

“Casting the Novel: References to Actors in the Work of Jean Echenoz.” French Forum. 40.1 (Spring, 2015). 

“Blaise Cendrars in Hollywood: Toward a Formless Cinema.” Contemporary French and Francophone Studies (SITES). 17.5 (December, 2013).

Works in Progress

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