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August 28, 2015
 
 
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Dr. Corina Sandu

Assistant Professor (LTA), French

Contact Information
Email: csandu@wlu.ca
Phone: 519-756-8228 ext.5626

Office Location: RCE 302, Brantford
Office Hours: Wednesdays 10:30 - 12:00 & 16:30 - 17:30, Fridays 10:30 - 12:00
Academic Background

Education

PhD in French Literature, University of Toronto

MA in French Cultural Studies, University of Bucharest, Romania

BA in French Literature, University of Bucharest, Romania

BA in Political Studies, University of Bucharest, Romania

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century French Literature and Culture; Émile Zola and Naturalism; literary semiotics; epistolary discourse; discourse analysis; sociocriticism; genetic analysis; sociology of literature; literature into movie adaptation; clothing as sign.

Present Research Projects

 

“The confraternal epistolary discourse” Current research project examining the specificity of the epistolary discourse in the letters of French naturalist writers from 1870 to 1896

 

 

 

Selected publications:

Chapters in books

Expérience cathartique et vision picturale dans le Journal d’Edmond de Goncourt pendant le Siège et la Commune de Paris, in Journal des Goncourt, Actes du Colloque organisé par le CSFL de l’Université Paris Ouest Nanterre et l’UMR 6563 de l’Université de Brest, ed. Pierre-Jean Dufief (in print)

 “Zola, entre le souvenir vestimentaire et le discours sur le vêtement. Le bal d’enfants : un exemple, in Émile Zola. Mémoire et sensations, ed. Véronique Cnockaert (Montréal : XYZ éditeur, 2008), pp. 229-240

 “Parler cheval et parler toilette en France, sous le Second Empire”, article published in Des mots et des muscles, ed. Y. Hamel, G. Lafrance, B. Melançon (Québec : Nota Bene, 2004), pp. 161-175