Recognizing Les Essif for the recent publication of his book American ‘Unculture’ in French Drama: Homo Americanus and the Post-1960 French Resistance.
McAlpin takes up the widespread belief among cultural philosophers of the French Enlightenment that society was gravely endangered by the effects of hyper-civilization, and that premature puberty in young urban girls was the source of an increasing moral and physical degeneration.
Author: Katherine Kong
This book argues that letters in medieval and early-modern France reveal the contours of the pre-modern self. Letters in this period were complicated compositions which, in addition to their administrative and artistic functions, represented the self in relation to its various others. Each chapter focuses on a particular epis
Recognizing Katherine Kong for the recent publication of her first book, Lettering the Self in Medieval and Early Modern France.
Author: Erec R. Koch
This interdisciplinary study traces the radical changes that occurred in the understanding of the biological body and of human incarnation beginning in the first third of the seventeenth century. It is the first to examine the importance of that new corporeality in the determination of sensibility and passion in French culture