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Elissa Marder

Professor of French and Comparative Literature

(On sabbatical leave for Fall 2014)

North Callaway Center N410




Elissa Marder (Ph.D., Yale University, 1989); joint appointment in the Departments of French and Comparative Literature; international fellow at the London Graduate School: 19th and 20th century French, British, and American literature, literary theory, psychoanalysis, feminist theory, film, and photography.

Professor Marder is a founding member of the Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program and served as its Director from 2001-2006.  Her book Dead Time: Temporal Disorders in the Wake of Modernity (Baudelaire and Flaubert) was published by Stanford University Press in 2001. She has published numerous essays on diverse topics in literature, literary theory, feminism, film, photography and psychoanalysis.  Her most recent book, The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, and Deconstruction was published by Fordham University Press in December, 2011. She is currently working on a number of new projects including: a book on early 19th century French Literature, Revolutionary Perversions, and a study of Walter Benjamin’s writings in French.

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