Servanne Woodward

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Formation et domaines de spécialisation

Ph.D. (Wisconsin at Madison) 1989
Doctorat 1987, English (specialization in American Literature) Université de Paris X (OCLC 24928097).

XVIIIe siècle: Marivaux; Diderot; Rousseau; Bernardin de Saint-Pierre; Charrière, Vigée-Lebrun, Beaumont, Chardin.

Francophonie: Sembène Ousmane; H. Lopes; Sony Labou Tansi; Aminata S. Fall.

Books published:

Pets and their Couples. Chardin, Charrière, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, and Marivaux. Peter Lang, 2016.

Explorations de la représentation au dix-huitième siècle français--Chardin, Vigée-Lebrun, Diderot, Marivaux. Series Studies in French #50. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2001. 272 pages. ISBN 0-7734-7399-8

Diderot and Rousseau's Contributions to Aesthetics, Ed. Robert Ginsberg, Series New Studies in Aesthetics (New York: Peter Lang, 1991). 231 pages.

Book chapters:

"Francophone Identities Between ‘Tout-Monde’ and ‘Monde’ Literatures” in Francophone Cultures and Geographies of Identity.  Eds. Adlai Murdoch and Zsuzsanna Fagyal, Newcastle upon Tyne:  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2013. Pp. 178-186. In a monograph.

"Of Animals and Transgression in Kurosawa’s Dreams" in Of Mice and Men: Animals in Human Culture, Editors Nandita Batra and Vartan Messier. Cambridge:  Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. Isbn: 1-4438-1232-0

"Les genres esthétiques: Mme Sourdis," in L'écriture du féminin chez Zola et dans la fiction naturaliste. Ed. Anna Gural-Migdal, Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2002. In print; reprinted from Le cri de ma chair, ed. Monique Fol Berkeley: Les Nouvelles Presses Universitaires Weslof, 1992. pp. 17-22; reprinted in Nouvelle revue Emile Zola et le Naturalisme international Exacavatio 1 (May 1992): 117-25.

"Fiction," in "Literature in French," in A History of Twentieth-Century African Literatures, Editor Oyekan Owomoyela (Lincoln and London: The University of Nebraska Press, 1993) 173-97. The book chapter includes an interview with L. S. Senghor.


Associate Editor for Eighteenth-Century Fiction Vol. 17.1 October 2004-present, editor Peter Walmsley.

General editor for Monde Français du Dix-huitième siècle.

General editor for Mouvances francophones

Language Learning Project

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