David LaGuardia

Academic Appointments

Professor of French and Comparative Literature


Dartmouth Hall, Room 213G
HB 6087


  • B.A. New College of the University of South Florida
  • M.A. University of Pennsylvania
  • Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

  • Book:  Théories critiques et littérature de la Renaissance : mélanges offerts à Lawrence Kritzman. Volume of essays co-edited with Todd Reeser (Paris:  Classiques Garnier, 2021).

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

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Works In Progress

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

  • "Registering the Self in the Essais." Montaigne Studies Vol. XXXV (2023)