Professor of French

Office Hours:
Monday 15:00-16:00
Wednesday 11:00-12:00

M.A., Université Laval
Ph.D., Université Laval

André Lamontagne joined UBC in 1989 after completing a doctoral thesis on the poetics of intertextuality in the works of Hubert Aquin and Jorge Luis Borges. He has published on Quebecois literature, postmodern fiction, and literary theory. As a creative writer, he is the author of a collection of short stories and of two novels. He is also involved in community outreach as the past vice-president of the  Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique and a founding member of the Société historique francophone de la Colombie-Britannique. 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Roman québécois contemporain
  • Réception critique de la littérature québécoise au Canada anglais
  • Théorie littéraire : intertextualité, narratologie, poststructuralisme, poétique postmoderne, analyse institutionnelle.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECT

  • Heterodox representations of Quebec City in 19th-21st century literature from Quebec.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books
Les escaliers.
 (Editions David, 2015)

Les fossoyeurs. (Editions David, 2010
Translated in English by Margaret Wilson Fuller: The Gravediggers (Ekstasis Editions, 2012)

Le tribunal parallèle. (Editions David, 2006)

Le roman québécois contemporain : les voix sous les mots. (Fides, 2004)

Bibliographie de la critique de la littérature québécoise au Canada anglais (1939-1989) (Nota Bene, 2004). En collaboration avec Réjean Beaudoin et Annette Hayward.

Les mots des autres. La poétique intertextuelle des oeuvres romanesques de Hubert Aquin (P.U.L., 1992).

Edited works
« Anglo/Francophone Writing ». Canadian Literature 175 (Winter 2002). En collaboration avec Réjean Beaudoin.

« La littérature québécoise sous le regard de l’Autre », Voix et images 72 (Spring 1999).

« Postmodernisme: poïesis des Amériques, ethos des Europes », Études littéraires 27.1 (1994). En collaboration avec Caroline Bayard.

Winter 2019

FREN330 Selected Works of Quebecois Literature Sections

Representative works viewed in their historical, social, and cultural contexts.

Winter 2019

FREN495 Research Seminar in French Sections

Research on critical topics related to selected literary works. Limited enrolment: required of honours, but open to majors students in French.

Winter 2019

FREN513A Studies in French-Canadian Literature - FR CANADIAN LIT Sections