Invitation to submit book proposals to Modern French Identities

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the book series Modern French Identities with a new editorial board: Modern French Identities http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/MFI Series Editor Peter Collier (University of Cambridge) Editorial Board Contemporary Literature and Thought: Martin Crowley (University of Cambridge) Francophone Studies: Louise Hardwick (University of Birmingham) and Jean Khalfa (University of … Continue reading

Richard Scholar discusses Montaigne at the Oxford Literary Festival

We are delighted to announce that Dr Richard Scholar, author of Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking, will be presenting his book at the Oxford Literary Festival at 3.15pm on Friday 31 March. The event takes place in the Blackwell’s Festival Marquee in the Clarendon Quad of the Bodleian library and is free to attend! … Continue reading

Series re-launch: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the re-launch of the series French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries under new editorship: French Studies of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries http://www.peterlang.com/view/serial/FSENC Series Editors Robin Howells, Emeritus Professor of French at Birkbeck, University of London, and Dr Fiona Cox, Senior Lecturer in French at the … Continue reading

Photos from the book launch: L’anglais en France

L’anglais en France: Attitudes et représentations des blogueurs francophones by Kathleen Shields was launched on Tuesday 14 February at the Alliance Française in Dublin. Guests were welcomed by the Director of the Alliance, Philippe Milloux, and the book was then officially launched by Dr Anne Gallagher of Maynooth University. Many thanks to Pól Ó Duibhir for … Continue reading

Navigating Maritime Languages and Narratives published

The book collects scholarly essays in the fields of English and French maritime terminology and sea literature. It focuses on the linguistic, literary and cultural exploration of the sea, considering new directions for research in the vast domain of «thalassology». Structured into two sections, which reflect its two main areas of enquiry (terminological and literary) … Continue reading

Peter Lang series editor awarded France’s order of merit

Dr Sarah Alyn Stacey, editor of the series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, has been awarded France’s second highest national order of merit, becoming a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite. Dr Alyn Stacey is an Associate Professor in the Department of French at Trinity College Dublin, where she is also the … Continue reading

L’Eclat du voyage published

Que se joue-t-il entre le voyage et la littérature au début du XXe siècle ? Cet ouvrage se penche sur les œuvres de Blaise Cendrars, de Victor Segalen et d’Albert Londres pour comprendre comment s’articulent le voyage et son écriture autour du motif de l’éclat. Dans ces trois œuvres, le lien entre soi, le monde … Continue reading

Poetics of the Antilles published

The essays collected in this volume study the poetry and thought of four major Francophone Caribbean writers: Saint-John Perse, Aimé Césaire, Frantz Fanon and Édouard Glissant. In a context where identity was a question, an original conception of subjectivity appeared, as the end point rather than the origin of a process which was inseparably poetic … Continue reading

New in Paperback: Montaigne and the Art of Free-Thinking

« Like Montaigne, Scholar is a pleasure to read. » (Peter Burke, University of Cambridge) « Despite his surname, Richard Scholar wears his considerable learning lightly in this elegant introduction to Montaigne’s Essais, an introduction of interest to seasoned as well as green readers of the text…. Just as Montaigne extols freedom of judgment by … Continue reading

Author Janick Julienne interviewed in the Irish Times

    Janick Julienne, author of Un irlandais à Paris : John Patrick Leonard, au cœur des relations franco-irlandaises (1814–1889), has been interviewed in the Irish Times. Dr Julienne was asked to contribute her thoughts about John Patrick Leonard, who she calls ‘the central, unavoidable character in Franco-Irish relations’, as part of the regular feature ‘An Irishwoman’s Diary’. … Continue reading

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