Professor Plazenet is a specialist of the French nouvelle of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, La Rochefoucauld and various writers associated with Port-Royal. She is also a novelist. Her Kirst two novels are La blessure et la soif (Gallimard Folio) and L’amour seul (Albin Michel).
This lecture, in French, is open to colleagues as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Professor Plazenet will be happy to entertain questions in French and English.