Faith E. Beasley

Professor of French

603-646-2406
HB 6087
Department(s): 
French and Italian
Women's and Gender Studies
Education: 
B.A. Mount Holyoke College
Paris, L’Ecole Normale Supérieure
Ph.D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

Book Chapter: "De Grandes cultures se rencontrent: Conversations indiennes à l'époque classique" in French Global: Une nouvelle perspective sur l'histoire littéraire. Eds. Christie McDonald and Susan Suleiman. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2014.
 

Book Chapter: “Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal” in French Global: A New Approach to French Literary History , eds. C. McDonald and S. Suleiman, (2010).

Book: Options for Teaching Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century French Women Writers, (ed.) (2011)

Book: Salons, History, and the Creation of Seventeenth-Century France: Mastering Memory , (2006)

Book: Approaches to Teaching the Princess of Clèves , co-edited with K A Jensen, (1998).

Book: Revising Memory: Women’s Fiction and Memoirs in Seventeenth-Century France , (1990).

Article: "Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal" in French Global: A New Approach to French Literary History, eds. Christie McDonald and Susan Suleiman, Columbia University Press, 2010.

Article: "Salons and Curiosity: Encounters with India," in Origines: Actes du 39e congrès annuel de la North American Society for Seventeenth-Century French Literature. eds. Thomas Carr and Russell Gamin. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 2009: 345-353.

Article: "La Voix des ombres: les femmes et la création du/au XVIIe siècle" in La littérture, le XVIIe siècle et nous: dialogue transatlantique, ed. Hélène Merlin-Kajman. Presse universitaire de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2008.

Article: "Salons and Innovation." Options for Teaching Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century French Women Writers, MLA 2011, pp. 64-75.

Article: "Roger Chartier" article for the Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought, ed. Lawrence Kritzman, New York, Columbia University Press, 2005, pp. 480-482.

Article: "Memoirs" article for the Companion to Women's Historical Writing, ed. Mary Spongberg, London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005, pp. 330-339.

Article: "Marguerite Buffet and la sagesse mondaine" in Actes de Virginia, ed. by John Lyons, Tubingen, Gunter Narr: Biblio 17, 2003, pp. 227-235.

Article: "Elèves et collaborateurs: Les Lecteurs mondains de Mme de Villedieu" in Madame de Villedieu romancière: Nouvelles Perspectives de recherche, edited by Edwige Keller, Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon, 2004, pp. 175-198.

Article: "Catherine Bernard", for The Dictionary of Literary Biography: Seventeenth-Century French Writers, Ed. Françoise Jaouên, New York: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2003, pp. 39-43.

Article: "Altering the fabric of history: Women's participation in the classical age," Chapter on Seventeenth-Century France for A History of Women's Writing in France from the Middle Ages to the Present, ed. Sonya Stephens, Cambridge University Press, 2000, pp. 64-83.

Article: "The Voices of Shadows: Lafayette's Zayde" in Going Public: Women and Publishing in Early Modern France, eds. Elizabeth Goldsmith and Dena Goodman, Cornell University Press, 1995, pp. 146-160.

Article: "Un Mariage Critique: Zayde et De L'Origine des Romans," XVIIième Siècle, octobre-décembre 1993, no. 181, no. 4, pp. 687-704.

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Works in progress

Book: "Exotic Encounters: France's Ancien Régime Meets India" Supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship 2012-2013

Book project on the relationship between France and India in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries

Guggenheim Fellow 2012-2013