James A Hansen

Associate Professor


Professor Hansen is currently working on a book about the films of Alfred Hitchcock

Research Interests

Literary Theory, Philosophy, 20th century Literature, Theater, Hitchcock, the Novel


Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, 2001

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Program in Jewish Culture and Society
Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Recent Publications

Hansen, J. (2013). Mod Men. In L. M. E. Goodlad, L. Kaganovsky, & R. A. Rushing (Eds.), Mad Men, Mad World: Sex, Politics, Style, and the 1960s (pp. 145-160). Durham, NC: Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9780822399063-010

Hansen, J. A., & Rabaté, J. M. (2012). Counterparts. In Collaborative Dubliners: Joyce in Dialogue (pp. 188-209). Syracuse University Press.

Hansen, J. A. (2010). The perverse affections of Ezra pound: A response to Larry Scanlon. American Literary History, 22(4), 863-866. https://doi.org/10.1093/alh/ajq048

Hansen, J. A. (2009). Terror and Irish Modernism: The Gothic Tradition from Burke to Beckett. (Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century). Albany: SUNY Press.

Hansen, J. A. (2008). Samuel Beckett's Catastrophe and the theater of pure means. Contemporary Literature, 49(4), 660-682. https://doi.org/10.1353/cli.0.0036

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