MICHAEL LUCEY IN OXFORD
Michael Lucey (Professor of French and Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley) will give two talks, on 31 October and 1 November (4th week)
At All Souls College (Hovenden Room)
at 5.00 p.m. on Wednesday 31 October
"Typicality/Sexuality: Leduc and Guibert with Bourdieu and Foucault".
At the Maison Française, Norham Road
At 5.00 p.m. on Thursday 1 November
"Proust and literature as language-in-use".
Professor Lucey’s publications include Never Say I: Sexuality and the First Person in Colette, Gide, and Proust (Duke University Press, 2006).
The Misfit of the Family: Balzac and the Social Forms of Sexuality (Duke University Press, 2003).
“Mystères de la chair” in Gerard Bonal and Frédéric Maget, eds., Cahiers de l’Herne. Colette. Pp. 231-38. Paris: Editions de l’Herne. 2011.
“Simone de Beauvoir and Sexuality in the Third Person” Representations 109 (Winter 2010): 95-121.
He is currently completing a book titled “Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities in French Literature, 1930-2005″. The working title for his next project is “How Do Novels Talk to Each Other? The Collective Production of Sociological Thinking.”
Convener: Professor Michael Sheringham (All Souls)