Sylvie Romanowski

SYLVIE ROMANOWSKI, Associate Professor of French, Ph.D. Yale. Author of L'illusion chez Descartes: la structure du discours cartésien and of articles on Colette, Malraux, Montesquieu, Molière, and Racine; co-editor of Homage to Paul Bénichou. Her interests are in the literature of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries as well as in theatre and feminism. She has recently completed a book, Through Strangers' Eyes: Fictional Foreigners in Old Regime France, forthcoming at Purdue University Press. Professor Romanowski's other published works include: "Passion simple d'Annie Ernaux: le trajet d'une féministe" (French Forum, 2002); "Cyrano de Bergerac's Epistemological Bodies," in Science Fiction Studies (1998); "Molière's Misanthrope: A Critique and Reluctant Defense of Courtly Life," in Contemporary Theater Review (1997); "Language and Space in Tartuffe," in Approaches to Teaching Molière's Tartuffe and Other Plays (MLA Publication, 1995); "La quête du savoir dans les Lettres persanes," in Eighteenth-Century Fiction (1991); She has given lectures at the Modern Language Association, the North American Association for French Seventeenth-Century Literature, The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Kansas, and Ohio State University. Professor Romanowski is a past director of the Women's Studies Program. s-romanowski [at] northwestern [dot] edu

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