François Proulx

20112019
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Personal profile

Education

  • PhD, Harvard University
  • BA, McGill University (First-Class Honours)

Research Interests

  • Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature
  • Gender and sexuality studies
  • Québec and francophone literatures
  • Literary theory, translation studies
  • Marcel Proust

Professional Information

My book Victims of the Book: Reading and Masculinity in Fin-de-Siècle France (forthcoming from University of Toronto Press) shows how, in a cultural context of perceived national decline and contentious educational reforms, the adolescent male reader became a subject of grave social concern in fin-de-siècle France. This project was awarded a research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

I am a member of the Proust research team (Équipe Proust) at ITEM, the Institute for Modern Texts and Manuscripts, Paris (Institut des textes et manuscrits modernes, CNRS/ENS).

I am Associate Editor of Corr-Proust, the new digital edition of Marcel Proust's correspondence, an international collaborative project bringing together the University of Ilinois, ITEM, and the Université Grenoble Alpes.

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Research Output 2011 2019

Proust's Drawings and the Secret of the "Solitary House"

Proulx, F., Sep 1 2018, In : MLN - Modern Language Notes. 133, 4, p. 865-890 26 p.

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Marcel Proust
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Nave
Sun
Personal Reference

Une lettre à Léon Bailby

Proulx, F., 2018, In : Bulletin d’informations proustiennes. 48, p. 15-23

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Deux lettres à René Peter

Proulx, F., 2017, In : Bulletin d’informations proustiennes. 47, p. 37-45

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P/Reparation: Barthes and Sedgwick

Proulx, F., Oct 1 2016, In : Romance Studies. 34, 3-4, p. 174-184 11 p.

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Roland Barthes
Reparation
Reader
Fiction
Marcel Proust

Honors & Recognition

NEH Fellowship

François Proulx (Recipient), 2014

Prize

masculinity