Faith E. Beasley

Professor of French

HB 6087
French and Italian
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
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