Lawrence D. Kritzman is the Pat and John Rosenwald Research Professor in the Arts and Sciences and Professor of French and Comparative Literature at Dartmouth College. He has written works on, edited works on, or given lectures on Barthes, Foucault, Kristeva, Sartre, Camus, Malraux, Derrida, Montaigne, de Beauvoir, and others, focusing especially on twentieth – and twenty-first century French philosophy and intellectual history. Drawing on psychoanalytic theory, he has innovated sixteenth century French studies in his readings of Marguerite de Navarre, Scève, Ronsard, Rabelais, Montaigne, and the poètes rhétoriqueurs.

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