Andrew Hoberek

Andrew Hoberek childhood photo office: 232 Tate
phone: 573-882-1801
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office hours: MW 11-12:30
and by appointment

Research and teaching areas:
twentieth-century American literature;
literary and cultural theory

Andrew Hoberek teaches courses in twentieth-century American literature and culture. He is the author of The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work (Princeton University Press, 2005), and has begun work on a new book called Mission to Mankind: Post-1960 US Fiction and US Foreign Policy, which considers fiction from the Kennedy presidency through the present day in the light of US development policy and the ideology of modernization. He guest edited a recent issue of Twentieth-Century Literature on the topic "After Postmodernism: Form and History in Contemporary American Fiction," and is writing a chapter on the Jewish American novel for the forthcoming Cambridge History of the American Novel.

Education

PhD 1998, University of Chicago

Selected Publications

  • Andrew Hoberek. The Twilight of the Middle Class: Post-World War II American Fiction and White-Collar Work (Princeton University Press, 2005) www.pupress.princeton.edu
  • Andrew Hoberek. "Liberal Anti-Liberalism: Mailer, O'Connor, and the Gender Politics of Middle-Class Ressentiment," Women's Studies Quarterly Fall/Winter 2005: 24-47

Courses Taught

  • English 4320/7320: 20th Century American Literature: Gilded Ages
  • English 4320/7320: 20th Century American Literature: The Graphic Novel and/as Contemporary Fiction
  • English 8070: History of Criticism and Theory
  • English 8320: Seminar in 20th Century American Literature

Selected Awards

  • Fellowship from the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University