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Fabienne Moore

  • Title: Associate Professor of French
  • Phone: 6-4032
  • Office: FR 324
  • Office Hours: Sabbatical Research Leave 09/15/2014-09/15/2015
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department

Education

Ph.D., Comparative Literature, New York University, 2001
Maîtrise, English, Université de Toulouse-Le Mirail, France,1989

Research and teaching interests

Prose poetry; European Enlightenment and counter-Enlightenment; the "querelle des anciens et modernes;" the Encyclopédie; the evolution of the novel; European romanticism; Chateaubriand; Staël; French cultural history; genre theory; translation (theory, history, practice).

MA PROGRAM

FRENCH PERIOD 2 (1700-1830)

Courses taught

FR 150 Cultural Legacies of France
FR 301 La France contemporaine
FR 318 Littérature française du Baroque aux Lumières
FR 330 Poésie française
FR 399 La Guerre dans la BD française
FR 460 Le Siècle des Lumières et des sentiments
FR 460-560 Romantismes & Révolutions
FR 460-560 Etre moderne au dix-huitième siècle
FR 460-560 Femmes écrivaines et l’émergence du roman
FR 460-560 Rousseau et Diderot: Frères ennemis?
FR 460-560 Libertinage dans la littérature française du dix-huitième siècle
FR 460-560 L’Encyclopédie de Diderot
FR 460-560 Spleen des Lumières
FR 607 Nature & Civilisation
FR 607 L’Age des Lumières
RL 407-507: The Idea of Europe (team-teaching with Professor Evlyn Gould)
RL 623: Legacies of the Haitian Revolution in the Romance Language World (team-teaching with Assistant Professor Tania Triana) Spring 2011

Research

* Manuscript

Prose Poems of the French Enlightenment: Delimiting Genre. Ashgate Publishing Company, June 2009. 319 p.
      
* Book Chapters
  • “The Reception of Homer in the French Enlightenment.” In Brill’s Companion to the Reception of Homer from Byzantium to the Enlightenment. Eds. Christina-Panagiota Manolea and Antony Makrinos. Leden, Netherlands: Brill, 2015. In progress.
  • "Germaine de Staël Defines Romanticism, or the Analogy of the Glass Harmonica." In Staël’s Philosophy of the PassionsSensibility, Society, and the Sister Arts . Eds. Tili Boon Cuill é and Karyna Szmurlo. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press. 2013. p. 263-280.
  • “Early French Romanticism.” In A Companion to European Romanticism, Michael Ferber ed. 600 p. Blackwell: December 2005. p. 172-191.

* Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • “How to Reconquer Poiesis? Florian’s Gonzalve de Cordoue or Granada Reconquered (1791).” In Poiesis and Modernity in the Old and New Worlds, eds. Anthony J. Cascardi and Leah Middlebrook. Nashville: Hispanic Issues. 2012. p. 225-256.
  • “The Poetry of the Super-Enlightenment. The Theories and Practices of Cazotte, Chassaignon, Mercier, Saint-Martin and Bonneville.” SVEC 2010:01 (Oxford: The Voltaire Foundation). p.137-166.
  • “1711: The Advent of Homer in French Prose. An Anatomy of Madame Dacier’s Ground-Breaking Translation.” SVEC 2008: 06 (Oxford: The Voltaire Foundation). p.193-213.
  • “The Crocodile Strikes Back. Saint-Martin’s Interpretation of the French Revolution.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction. October 2006, 19:1-2. p.71-97.
  • “Baudelaire et les poëmes en prose du dix-huitième siècle. De Fénelon à Chateaubriand.” Special edition of the Bulletin baudelairien on Prose Poetry (The W. T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French Studies, Vanderbilt University). April-December 2005. p.113-143.
  • Almanach des Muses vs. Almanach des Prosateurs: The Economics of Poetry and Prose at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century.” Dalhousie French Studies. Summer 2004, 67. p.17-35.
  • “Homer Revisited: Anne Le Fèvre Dacier’s Preface to Her Prose Translation of the Iliad in Early Eighteenth Century France.” Special edition of Studies in the Literary Imagination on “Translation, Imitation, and the Eighteenth-Century Imagination,” Fall 2000, 33:2. p.87-107.
  • “Revolution or ‘Deplorable School’? Chateaubriand’s Analysis of French and British Romanticism in the Mémoires d’outre-tombe.” European Romantic Review, Spring 1999, 10:2. p.231-241.
  • “Chateaubriand’s Alter Egos: Napoleon, Madame de Staël, and the Indian Savage.” European Romantic Review, Spring 1998, 9:2. p.187-200.
 
* Work in progress

Les Paradis perdus de Chateaubriand: Discours/Contre-discours sur le colonialisme (1791-1830). A book-length manuscript.
 

Edition in preparation

 François- René de Chateaubriand, Les Natchez. With Pierre Glaudes and Pierino Gallo. Paris: Champion.

 

RECENT INVITED LECTURES

  • “Quand le sauvage critique le civilisé: reprises de Lahontan et Diderot dans la critique coloniale des Natchez de Chateaubriand.” Journée d’étude, Centre de recherche sur la littérature française du XIXe siecle de l'Université Paris IV-Sorbonne. November 20, 2010.
  • “Les paradis perdus de Chateaubriand: Discours/Contre-discours sur le colonialisme(1791-1830). ” Journée d’études, Société Chateaubriand, Châtenay-Malabry, October 10, 2009.
  • “Allégories et jeux de miroirs déformants: Ollivier de Cazotte (1763) et Songes et visions philosophiques de Mercier (1788),” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 18, 2009.
  • “Les enjeux des Martyrs de Chateaubriand,” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 24, 2009.
  • “L’Essai sur les Révolutions de Chateaubriand: Palinodie de ‘l’Aieul du Romantique,’” École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, March 25, 2009.
  • “Les poëmes en prose des Lumières ou la politique du genre.” La Maison française at New York University. New York, November 29, 2007.

RECENT & FORTHCOMING PAPERS

  • "Chateaubriand's Moors." American Comparative Literature Association. New York, NY: March 20-23, 2014.
  • “Alexander von Humbolt (1769-1859) lu et revu par Chateaubriand (1768-1848).” VII International and Interdisciplinary Conference in Homage to Alexander von Humboldt, Claudio Gay and Ignacio Domeyko. Santiago, Chile, January 5-10, 2015.
  • “La rencontre du libertinage et du luxe.” Pour une sémiotique de l’espace de la petite maison.Consuming Passions conference. Washington University in Saint-Louis. October 3-6, 2013.
  • “United Citizens of Le Cercle Social: An Examination of Nicolas de Bonneville’s Periodical La Bouche de fer (1790-91).” North East American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Wesleyan U. October 11-14, 2012.
  • “La Révolution d'Atala (1801).” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. San Antonio, TX. March 22-25, 2012.
  • “Philosophical Visions, Prophetic Poetry: Louis-Sébastien Mercier and Nicolas de Bonneville.” Western Society for French History, Portland, OR. November 10-12, 2011.
  • “Executing Poetry: Coqueley de Chaussepierre's Le Roué vertueux (1770)." American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vancouver. March 17-20, 2011.
  • "Corinne ou l’Europe. Linking Germaine de Staël’s Europe to XXIth century Europe.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Albuquerque. March 18-20, 2010.
  • “1800: Germaine de Staël Defines Romanticism, or the Analogy of the Harmonica.” International Germaine de Staël Symposium. Washington University in Saint Louis, May 8-10, 2009.
  • “Un crime de ‘lèse-poésie’: le poëme en prose dénoncé par Voltaire.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Atlanta. March 22-25, 2007. “Montesquieu’s Le Temple de Gnide (1725): Birth of the Prose Poem?” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Montreal. March 30-April 2, 2006.
  • “How to Be a Poet in Prose?” The Strange Case of Eighteenth-Century French “Poëmes en Prose.” Session on “Eighteenth-Century Poetic Voice.” MLA Convention, Washington, DC. December 27, 2005.
  • “Voie/x du métissage: Atala de Chateaubriand (1801).” Pacific Ancient & Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Pepperdine University. November 11-13, 2005.
  • “Poetry as Strategy: Love and War Before and After the Revolution According to Évariste de Parny (1753-1814).” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Las Vegas. March 31-April 3, 2005.

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