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TRANSLATION STUDIES
by Mairi McLaughlin (July 2014)

JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
By John C. O'Neal (April 2014)

BANDE DESSINÉE STUDIES
By Laurence Grove (January 2014)

OBSCENITY IN SIXTEENTH– AND SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE
By Hugh Roberts (October 2013)

DIDEROT
By James Fowler (July 2013)

SCHOLARLY EDITING
By Adrian Armstrong (April 2013)

AUTOFICTION IN THE FEMININE
By Shirley Jordan (January 2013)

CHANSONS DE GESTE AND CHANSONS D'AVENTURES: RECENT PERSPECTIVES ON THE EVOLUTION OF A GENRE
By Philip E. Bennett (October 2012)

FILM THEORY IN FRANCE
By Sarah Cooper (July 2012)

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE CATHOLIC NOVEL?
By Toby Garfitt (April 2012)

EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRENCH MUSICAL THEATRE
By Mark Darlow (January 2012)

DIATOPIC VARIATION AND THE STUDY OF REGIONAL FRENCH
By Mari C. Jones (October 2011)


LES ÉTUDES SUR LES FEMMES ÉCRIVAINS DU XVIE SIÈCLE FRANÇAIS
By Jean-Philippe Beaulieu and Diane Desrosiers-Bonin (July 2011)

MADAME DE LAFAYETTE
By John Campbell (April 2011)

SOCIO-ECONOMIC APPROACHES TO FRENCH LITERATURE, c. 1540–1630
By Jotham Parsons (January 2011)

HONORÉ DE BALZAC
By Owen Heathcote (October 2010)

ÉCRITURES DU VOYAGE A LA RENAISSANCE
By Frédéric Tinguely (July 2010)

JULIEN GRACQ STUDIES
By Carol J. Murphy (April 2010)

MOLIÉRE
By Noël Peacock (January 2010)

WORD AND MUSIC STUDIES: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
By David Evans (October 2009)

THOMAS CORNEILLE (1625–1709): BEYOND THE TRIUMVIRATE
By Julia Prest (July 2009)

THE LIVRE D'ARTISTE IN TWENTIETH-CENTURY FRANCE
By Elza Adamowicz (April 2009)

VICTOR HUGO
By Bradley Stephens (January 2009)

FRENCH EMBLEMATIC STUDIES
By Alison Saunders (October 2008)

SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR STUDIES
By Ursula Tidd (April 2008)

FRENCH CRIME FICTION: FROM GENRE MINEUR TO PATRIMOINE CULTUREL
By Claire Gorrara (April 2007)

RESEARCH ON THE FRENCH MEDIEVAL LYRIC
By Jane H. M. Taylor (January 2007)

FRENCH VERSE ANALYSIS
By Clive Scott (July 2006)

ENLIGHTENMENT HOSPITALITY: THE CASE OF CHARDIN
By Judith Still (July 2006)

THE SYNTAX OF ORAL FRENCH
By Janice Carruthers (April 2006)

QUEER THEORY AND THE MIDDLE AGES
By Bill Burgwinkle (January 2006)

BETWEEN 'FRENCH' AND 'FRANCOPHONE': FRENCH STUDIES AND THE POSTCOLONIAL TURN
By Charles Forsdick (October 2005)

HAUNTOLOGY, SPECTRES AND PHANTOMS
By Colin Davis (July 2005)

JEAN FROISSART: A SEXCENTENARY REAPPRAISAL
By Peter Ainsworth (July 2005)

CONTEMPORARY FRENCH WOMEN FILMMAKERS
By Emma Wilson (April 2005)

RACINE: AN ÉTAT PRÉSENT
By Richard Parish (January 2005)

ARE WE READING WHAT MONTAIGNE WROTE?
By John O'Brien (October 2004)