François Proulx

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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), and a member of the editorial board of Bulletin Marcel Proust.

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

La mer fleurie, de Heredia à Elstir

Proulx, F., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin Marcel Proust. 69

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Proust lecteur d'Emerson à l'époque de Jean Santeuil

Proulx, F., 2019, In : Roman 20-50. 67, p. 1-12

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Une apocalypse ludique : autour d'un dessin inédit de Proust

Proulx, F., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Bulletin d’informations proustiennes. 49

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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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Honors & Recognition

NEH Fellowship

François Proulx (Recipient), 2014

Prize

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