Robert W. Woodruff Professor of Comparative Literature and French
French & Comparative Literature
Office: North Callaway Center, N114
Shoshana Felman, Woodruff Professor of Comparative Literature and French. ( Ph.D., University of Grenoble, France, 1970.) 19th and 20th century French, English and American literature; literature and psychoanalysis, philosophy, trauma and testimony, law and literature; feminism, theater and performance.
Publications include, The Claims of Literature: A Shoshana Felman Reader (2007); The Juridical Unconscious: Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century (2002), What Does a Woman Want? Reading and Sexual Difference (1993); Testimony: Crises of Witnessing in Literature Psychoanalysis and History (co-authored with Dori Laub, M.D.) (1992); Jacques Lacan and the Adventure of Insight: Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture (1987); Editor, Literature and Psychoanalysis: The Question of Reading-Otherwise (1982); The Scandal of the Speaking Body: Don Juan with J.L. Austin, or Seduction in Two Languages (2003); Le Scandale du corps parlant. Don Juan avec Austin, ou la Seduction en deux langues (1980); Writing and Madness: Literature/ Philosophy /Psychoanalysis (2003); La Folie et la chose litteraire (1978); La "Folie" dans l'oeuvre romanesque de Stendhal (1971)