Comparative & World Literature
Interdisciplinary approaches to literature; French and American cultural relations; Modern European intellectual history; Critical Theory; French literature and civilization.
Melancholy Politics: Loss, Mourning and Memory in Late Modern France (2011)
French Resistance: The French-American Culture Wars (2000).
Extrême-Occident: French Intellectuals and America (1993).
Articles on Kojève, Koyré, Tocqueville, Baudrillard, Bourdieu, Sartre, Zola, French and American intellectual life, travel narrative, French perceptions of Japanese society.
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Comparative & World Lit Graduate Student Association
Institute for World Literature
American Comparative Literature Association
Modern Language Association
Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities
Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Department of Gender and Women's Studies