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Paul Smith

Professor Emeritus of French Literature

Name
Prof.dr. P.J. Smith
Telephone
+31 71 527 2727
E-mail
p.j.smith@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Paul Smith is a Emeritus Professor of French Literature at the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society.

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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).
  • Met Karl Enenkel (eds.), Zoology in Early Modern Culture. Intersections of Science, Theology, Philology, and Political and Religious Education, Leiden – Boston, Brill, 2014 (Intersections, 32).
  • Met Karl Enenkel (eds.), Emblems and the Natural World Intersections. Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Modern Culture, Leiden – Boston, Brill, 2017 (Intersections, 50)
  • Met Raphaële Garrod (eds.), Natural History in Early Modern France. The Poetics of an Epistemic Genre, Leiden – Boston, Brill, 2018 (Intersections, 58).

  • Met Anne-Pascale Pouey-Mounou (eds.), Langues hybrides. Expérimentations linguistiques et littéraires (XVe-début XVIIe siècle). Hybridsprachen. Linguistische und literarische Untersuchungen (15.-Anfang 17. Jh.), Genève, Droz, 2019.

  • Met Anne-Pascale Pouey-Mounou (eds.), Early Modern Catalogues of Imaginary Books. A Scholarly Anthology, Leiden – Boston, Brill, 2020 (Intersections, 66).

Professor Emeritus of French Literature

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Franse L&C

Researcher

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Centre for the Arts in Society
  • Franse L&C

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