Angela Hunter, PhD
Office: 501-P Stabler Hall
Office Phone: 501-683-5728
Ph.D. Comparative Literature (minor certificate in Psychoanalytic Studies), Emory University (2004)
M.A. French Literature, New York University (1997)
B.A. with honors in Comparative Literature (minor in Women Studies), Colorado College (magna cum laude) (1994)
Areas of Focus
Comparative Literature; Literary Theory; Feminist Philosophy; 20th-century French thought; Psychoanalysis; 18th-19th-century French literature; Epistolarity
My recent research engages with feminist theory and the work of Louise Dupin (18th-century writer of an unpublished feminist treatise). I also work on Jean-Jacques Rousseau and 19th-century French literature. I am also interested in psychoanalysis and psychoanalytic theory.
2011 “Reading, Marks, Love: Rousseau, Stendhal, Baudelaire”, Oxford Literary Review, vol 33.1, 2011.
2010 “Invito Spectatore: Scenes of Love in the Lettre à d’Alembert sur les spectacles,” Romance Notes, 50 (2), Winter 2010
2010 Book Review of John Schad, Someone Called Derrida (Sussex, 2007). Derrida Today. Vol. 3(1), May 2010
2009 “The Unfinished Work on Louise Marie-Madeleine Dupin’s Unfinished Ouvrage sur les femmes,” Eighteenth-Century Studies, Vol. 43(1), Fall 2009
2008 “Signs of Reading and the Subject of Love in Stendhal’s De l’Amour.” Nineteenth-Century French Studies, 36.3-4
2007 “Rousseau’s Queer Bottom: Sexual Difference in the Confessions.” Volume XXXIV of French Literature Series. Rodopi Press
2005 “Where to Place Feminine Sexuality?: (Re)reading Encore.” Review Essay on Reading Seminar XX: Lacan’s Major Work on Love, Knowledge and Feminine Sexuality (SUNY, 2004). In Journal of Lacanian Studies