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Justin Gautreau



  • Ph.D., English, University of California, Riverside. June, 2015.

Teaching and Research Interests

First-Year Writing, Writing About Writing, Popular Culture and Composition, Film Studies


Selected Publications, Presentations, and Professional Activities

  • The Last Word: The Hollywood Novel and the Studio System (Oxford University Press, 2020).

  • "Staging Hollywood Scandal: The Rise and Fall of Carroll and Garrett Graham's Queer People." Pacific Coast Philology (forthcoming).

  • “‘Movie Plots Pushed into Prose’: The Extra Girl, Will Hays, and the Novel of Silent Hollywood.” Adaptation, vol. 7, no. 3, 2014, pp. 229-254.

  • “‘Clearer Than Real’: A History of Mediated Realities in Pynchon’s Against the Day.” Genre, vol. 47, no. 2, 2014, pp. 141-170.

  • Production Editor, Los Angeles Review of Books.

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