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Claire Nouvet

Associate Professor, French

(on leave AY16-17)

Department of French and Italian

North Callaway Center 402C



Claire Nouvet, Associate Professor, (Ph. D. in French, Princeton University, 1981): Medieval literature, psychoanalysis, critical theory.

Author of Abélard et Héloïse: la passion de la maîtrise (Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, 2009); Enfances Narcisse (Galilée, 2009); editor of Literature and the Ethical Question (Yale French Studies, 1991); co-editor (with Julie Gaillard and Mark Stoholski) of Traversals of Affect: On Jean-François Lyotard (Bloomsbury Press, 2016); co-editor (with Zrinka Stahuljak, and Kent Still) of Minima Memoria: In the Wake of Jean François Lyotard (Stanford University Press, 2007)).

Currently working on: Salvador Dalí; the notion of affect in philosophy (Lyotard), psychoanalysis, and literature.




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