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Courtney Sullivan

Professor
Modern Languages
College of Arts and Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2016
Academic History

Lecturer in English, Paris XIII (1999-2000)

Assistant Instructor of French, University of Texas at Austin (2001-2003)

Lecturer of French, Washburn University (2003-2005)

Assistant Professor of French, Washburn University (2005-2010)

Associate Professor of French, Washburn University (2010-2014)

Scholarly Interests/Activities

I am currently working on a book about demi-mondaines in French literature, culture and film.

Career Accomplishments

Sweet sabbaticals to study and travel in Paris, Martinique, Guadeloupe, as well as in Montreal and Quebec.

Publications: Articles

"The Case for the Courtesan Novel Sub-Genre: Counter-Discourse and Intertextuality in Chabrillan, de la Bigne, and Pougy," Women in French Studies (2013): 9-26.

“‘Cautériser la plaie:’ The Lorette As Social Ill in the Goncourts and Eugène Sue,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 37 (Numbers 3-4, Spring-Summer 2009): 247-261.

“‘Cautériser la plaie:’ The Lorette As Social Ill in the Goncourts and Eugène Sue,” Nineteenth-Century French Studies 37 (Numbers 3-4, Spring-Summer 2009): 247-261. Rpt.  in Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Ed. Lawrence J. Trudeau and Laure Goldstein Katsaros. Vol 247. Detroit: Gale, 2011.  103-110.

“‘Pour nous, rien que la raillerie et l’insulte:’ The Courtesan Writes Back in the Autobiography of Céleste Mogador,” Women in French Studies (Special Issue, 2005): 194-204.

Publications: Book Reviews

International Bohemia: Scenes of Nineteenth-Century Life, by Daniel Cottom, Nineteenth-Century French Studies 42, (Numbers 3 – 4, Spring-Summer 2014): http://www.ncfs-journal.org

Le Roman d’Alexandre Dumas Père ou la réinvention du merveilleux, by Julie Anselmini, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Fall-Winter, 2011-2012): 182-184

My Beloved Toto: Letters from Juliette Drouet to Victor Hugo 1833-1828, by Juliette Drouet. Edited and Annotated by Evelyn Blewer; Trans. and Introd., by Vicotria Tietze Larson, Women in French Studies (2006): 158-159.

Memoirs of a Courtesan in Nineteenth-Century Paris, by Céleste Mogador; translated and with an introduction by Monique Fleury Nagem, Women in French Studies (2002): 254-256.

Filles, lorettes et courtisanes, by Alexandre Dumas, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Fall-Winter, 2001): 195-197.

Figures of Ill Repute: Representing Prostitution in Nineteenth-Century France, by Charles Bernheimer, Nineteenth-Century French Studies (Spring-Summer, 1999): 416-418.

Courtesan and Countess: The Lost and Found Memoirs of the French Consul’s Wife. By Céleste de Chabrillan. Edited and translated by Jana Verhoeven, Alan Willey, and Jeanne Allen, Nineteenth-Century French Studies 45 (Numbers 1 – 2, Fall-Winter 2016-2017) http://www.ncfs-journal.org/?q=node/1408

Publications: Books

The Evolution of the French Courtesan NovelFrom de Chabrillan to Colette (London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming late spring 2016).