Lauren Pinzka

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Sr Lecturer French
Humanities Quadrangle, 320 York St., Room 379


PhD   French, University of Wisconsin-Madison; August, 1993.     
MA    French, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978.
AB    French, History; Indiana University-Bloomington, 1976.


Nineteenth-century French literature, gender studies,  myth and memory in modern France, the representation of Paris in French and American literature, psychoanalytic criticism.

Selected Publications

“Teaching Historical Memory and Myth in Indiana,” in upcoming Approaches to Teaching “Indiana.” Ed. David Powell and Pratima PrasadNew York: MLA.

Olivier, Armance, and the Unspeakable.”  Altered Narratives.  Ed. Servanne Woodward.  Vol. 1. Eighteenth Century French World Center.  London, Ontario: Mestengo Press, 1997.

“A Psychoanalytical Approach to Madame Bovary,” in Approaches to Teaching “Madame Bovary.”  Ed. Laurence Porter and Eugene Gray.  New York: MLA, 1995.

“Unmasking Indiana: George Sand and the French Revolution(s),” in Literate French Women and the 1789 Revolution.  Ed. Catherine Montfort.  Birmingham, ALA: Summa Publications, 1995.

Undergraduate Courses

F160 Advanced Conversation and Culture

F170 Introduction to French Literature (all periods)