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Elissa Marder

Professor of French and Comparative Literature

On leave in Fall 2018

Department of French and Italian
North Callaway Center 413



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 was a founding member of the Emory Psychoanalytic Studies Program and currently is on the PSP Exectutive Committtee. Her publications include: Dead Time: Temporal Disorders in the Wake of Modernity (Baudelaire and Flaubert) (Stanford University Press, 2001); The Mother in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Psychoanalysis, Photography, Deconstruction (Fordham University Press, 2012); Time for Baudelaire (Poetry, Theory, History). Eds. E.S. Burt, Elissa Marder, Kevin Newmark. Yale French Studies vol. 125/126 (2014). She has also published essays on diverse topics in literature, literary theory, feminism, film, photography and psychoanalysis. She is currently working on several new projects including: a book tentatively titled Poetry By Other Means (on Baudelaire and Walter Benjamin’s Late Writings) and a study of early 19th century French Literature: Revolutionary Perversions.

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