David LaGuardia

Professor of French and Comparative Literature

Curriculum Vitae
603-646-2402
310 Dartmouth Hall, Department of French & Italian
HB 6087
Department:
Comparative Literature
French and Italian
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Education:
B.A. New College of the University of South Florida
M.A. University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

Book:  Memory and Community in Sixteenth-Century France.  Volume of essays co-edited with Cathy Yandell.  (Farnham, UK:  Ashgate, 2015).

Book: Intertextual Masculinities in French Renaissance Literature:  Rabelais, Brantôme, and the Cent nouvelles nouvelles (Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2008).

Book: Trash Culture:  Essays in Popular Criticism (Philadelphia: Xlibris, 2008).

Book: “Meaning and Its Objects.”  Volume of Essays co-edited with Margaret Burland and Andrea Tarnowski.  Yale French Studies 110 (Fall, 2006).

Book: Narrative Worlds: Essays on the French Nouvelle in 15th and 16th Century France.  Volume of essays co-edited with Gary Ferguson (Tempe: Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, Arizona State University, 2005).

Book: The Iconography of Power: the French Nouvelle at the End of the Middle Ages (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1999).

Article:  "Two Queens, a Dog, and a Purloined Letter:  On Memory as a Discursive Phenomenon in Late Renaissance France," in Memory and Community in Sixteenth-Century France (Farnham, UK:  Ashgate, 2015).

Article:  "Les Journaux de Pierre de L'Estoile:  une cartographie parisienne," in Bernd Renner and Phillip Usher, eds., Illustrations inconscientes:  écritures de la Renaissance.  Mélanges offerts à Tom Conley (Paris:  Honoré Champion, 2014).

Article: "Henri III et la propagande de l'obscène." in "Licences et censures poétiques.  La littérature érotique et pornographique vernaculaire à la Renaissance,"  ed,  Cécile Alduy.  Renaissance, Humanisme, Réforme no. 69 (June 2009), 41-52.

Article: "L' ´Ecriture polymorphe de la masculinité chez Rabelais,"  "L'Homme en tous genres:Masculinités textuelles," special issues of Itinéraires, ed. Gary Ferguson (2008, number 2), 49-62.

Article: “On the Male Urge: Masculinity in Rabelais and Brantôme.”   Entre  hommes, edited by Todd Reeser and Lewis Seifert. (Newark:  University of Delaware Press, 2008), 67-86.

Article: "Biographical Identity and the Being of the Subject: Jean Starobinski's Montaigne en mouvement."  Montaigne Studies ed. George Hoffmann, vol. XX, number 1-2 (March, 2008).  145-155.

Article: “Interrogation and the Performance of Truth in the Registre Criminel du Châtelet de Paris, 1389-1392.”  In “Meaning and its Objects,”   Volume of Essays co-edited with Margaret Burland and Andrea Tarnowski. Yale French Studies 110 (Fall, 2006), 152-162.

Article: “French Renaissance Literature and the Problem of Theory: Alcofribas’s Performance in the Prologue to Gargantua.” EMF 10 (Spring, 2005), 5-38.

Article: “Exemplarity as Misogyny:   Variations on the Tale of the One-Eyed Cuckold.”  Narrative Worlds: Essays on the French Nouvelle in 15th and 16th Century France (Tempe:  Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, Arizona State University, 2005), 139-158.

Article: “Doctor Rabelais and the Medicine of Scatology.”  in Fecal Matters, ed. Jeff Persels and Russell Ganim (Aldershot, UK:  Ashgate, 2004), 24-37.

Article: “Masculinity and Metaphors of Reading in the Tiers Livre.”  “French Masculinities,” special issue of Esprit Créateur, ed. Todd Reeser and Lewis Seifert, Fall, 2003, Vol. XLIII, No. 3, 5-15.

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Works in Progress

The Culture of Memory: Memorial Writing during the French Wars of Religion.