Hans Frese - Biography

Contribution: The Great American Novel and Beyond: Jonathan Franzen and the Legacy of the Culture Wars


Hans Frese studied English and German in Münster, followed by a two-year period of teacher training. He worked as a Foreign Language Assistant in London in 2004/2005. He currently holds a full-time position as a teacher for English and German in Hamburg. His dissertation project looks at contemporary American literature and the culture wars. Research interests include literary historiography, questions of canonicity, postmodern literature and Actor-Network Theory.