Andrea Tarnowski

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Chair of the Department of French and Italian

Comparative Literature
French and Italian
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
B.A. Amherst College
Ecole Normale Supérieure (rue d’Ulm), Paris
Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle
M.A. Yale University
M.Phil. Yale University
Ph.D. Yale University

Selected Publications

Meaning and Its Objects:  Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern France.  Co-edited with Margaret Burland and David Laguardia.  Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

“Material Examples:  Philippe de Mézières’ Order of the Passion,”  in Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

“Vertu du sacrement de mariage,” in Women in the Middle Ages, An Encyclopedia , (K M Wilson and N Margolis (eds.), (2004) 920-923.

“The Lessons of Experience and the Chemin de long estude,” in Christine de Pizan:  A Casebook.  Edited by Barbara K. Altmann and Deborah McGrady (Routledge, 2003); 181-97.

Le Chemin de longue étude de Christine de Pizan, edition and modern French translation (Livre de Poche, 2000).

“Unity and the Epistre au roi Richart,” Medievalia et Humanistica 26 (1999); 63-77.

Works in progress

Christine de Pizan’s The Long Road of Learning

“Dreams of Unity: Political Literature in Late Medieval France”