Angela Hunter, PhD

Associate Professor
Phone: 501-916-3161

Educational Background

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 (1994)

Areas of Focus

Comparative Literature; Feminist and Gender Theories; Literary Theories; Epistolarity.

Research Interests

My current project is an edition (and translation) of selections from Louise Dupin’s Work on Women (an unpublished 18th-century feminist treatise). Under contract with Oxford UP (New Histories of Philosophy series).

Selected Publications

Forthcoming: “L’idée salique selon Louise Dupin.” with Rebecca Wilkin. In Philosophies : Féminin pluriel. Anthologie des femmes philosophes (editor, Anne-Lise Ray), Classiques Garnier.

Forthcoming: translation (with Michael Johnson) of Henri Thomas’ novel, Le Parjure. In Perjury: A Critical Edition (editor, Martin McQuillan). Rowman and Littlefield. 

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