Wes Williams

Wes Williams

Docteur en littérature française, Lecturer in French, Université d’Oxford, Fellow de St Edmund Hall, Oxford

Wes Williams's main research interests are in the field of Renaissance literature: the critical study of genre and of subjectivity; investigations into the politics of literature, experience, and the popular and professional cultures of the early modern period.

Publications significatives :

1998: Pilgrimage and Narrative in the French Renaissance. Oxford, Clarendon Press.

2007: ‘“Out of the frying pan…”: Curiosity, danger, and the poetics of witness in the Renaissance traveller’s tale’ in Curiosity and Wonder from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment, eds., R J. W. Evans and A. Marr. Burlington and Aldershot,, Ashgate. pp. 21-41.

2009: ‘‘A mirrour of mis-haps,/ A Mappe of Miserie’: Dangers, Strangers, and Friends in Renaissance Pilgrimage’, in ‘The Book of Travels’: Genre, Ethnology, and Pilgrimage, 1250-1700, ed., P. Brummett. Leiden and Boston: Brill. pp. 205-239.

2010: ‘Mighty Magic’: Monsters and their Meanings in Early Modern French Culture. Oxford, OUP.

2010: ‘Si Faut-il Voir Si Cette Belle Philosophie…’: The Language of Fiction in Montaigne, Corneille, and Pascal’ in Fiction and the Frontiers of Knowledge : Law, Literature, and Philosophy in Europe, 1500-1800, eds. R. Scholar and A. Tadié. Farnham and Aldershot, Ashgate.

Dream On!

Date: 22 Mai 2013