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Paul Smith

Professor of French Literature

Name
Prof.dr. P.J. Smith
Telephone
+31 71 527 2177
E-mail
p.j.smith@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Research

Paul J. SMITH, PhD (1985) in French Literature, Leiden University, is Professor of French Literature at Leiden University. His research focuses on 16th-, 17th - and 20th-century French literature, its reception in the Netherlands, French and Dutch fable and emblem books, literary rhetoric and Renaissance zoology.

Key publications

  • Voyage et écriture. Etude sur le Quart Livre de Rabelais, Genève, Droz, 1987 (Etudes rabelaisiennes, 19).
  • met Tineke Kingma-Eijgendaal, Francis Ponge.Lectures et Méthodes, Amsterdam-New York, Rodopi, 2004.
  • Het schouwtoneel der dieren. Embleemfabels in de Nederlanden (1567-ca. 1670), Hilversum, Verloren, 2006 (Zeven Provinciënreeks, 24).
  • Dispositio. Problematic Ordering in French Renaissance Literature, Leiden-Boston, Brill, 2007 (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 157). 

Professor of French Literature

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Franse L&C

Work address

van Wijkplaats
Van Wijkplaats 2
2311 BX Leiden
Room number 1.06c

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