Alexander Manshel

Alexander Manshel
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-4400 Ext. 09445
Email address: 
alexander.manshel [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

McGill University
Department of English
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Arts Building
Montreal, QC H3A 0G5 CANADA

Group: 
Faculty Members
Position: 
Assistant Professor
Degree(s): 

B.A. (Middlebury College); M.A. (Bread Loaf School of English); M.A., Ph.D. (Stanford University)

Area(s): 
Literature
Twentieth Century
Contemporary
American
Teaching areas: 

20th Century and Contemporary American Literature; Multi-Ethnic American Literature; Sociology of Literature; Historical Fiction; Literature and Technology.

Taught previously at: 

Stanford University

Selected publications: 

The Lag: Technology and Fiction in the Twentieth Century.” PMLA (January 2020). 
Colson Whitehead’s History of the United States.MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (December 2020).
Alexander Manshel, Laura B. McGrath, and J.D. Porter. "Who Cares About Literary Prizes?" Public Books (September 2019).
The Rise of the Recent Historical Novel.” Post45: Peer Reviewed (September 2017).

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