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Mailing Address
Comparative Literature Program
Dartmouth College
6051 Reed Hall, Room 201
Hanover, NH 03755

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Telephone: (603) 646-2912
Fax: (603) 646-9288

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Lynn A. Higgins


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Associate Dean of the Faculty for International and Interdisciplinary Studies
Edward Tuck Professor of French & Comparative Literature
Professor of Comparative Literature

309 Dartmouth Hall
(603) 646-3516 or (603) 646-2400

Research Interests

  • French cinema
  • Women filmmakers
  • 20th-century novel
  • Literary criticism and theory
  • Literature and national identity

Selected Publications

  • "Bertrand Tavernier," Manchester, England: Manchester University Press series on French filmmakers, forthcoming.
  • Studia Filmoznawcze," Tavernier's Doubt, (Warsaw, Poland), special issue on Film and Religion, spring 2004.
  • "Lieux de mémoire et géographie imaginaire dans Dora Bruder," Cahiers du Centre de Recherche: Etudes sur le Roman du Second Demi-Siècle, (Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle),
  • "Screening America," French Cultural Studies (UK), 14:3 (Fall 2003).
  • "Women Filmmakers Remember the Occupation" [on Chantal Akerman and Diane Kurys], Modern and Contemporary France (UK), special issue on "Gendering the Occupation," vol. 7, no. 1 (1999).
  • "The Barbie Affair and the Trials of Memory," in Fascism's Return: Scandal, Revision and Ideology Since 1980, edited by Richard J. Golsan. University of Nebraska Press, 1999.
  • "New Novel, New Wave, New Politics: Fiction and the Presentation of History in Postwar France," Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1996. Choice Outstanding Academic Book. Modern Language Association Scaglione Prize for best book in French & Francophone Studies, 1997.
  • "Pagnol and the Paradoxes of Frenchness," Identity Papers: Scenes of Contested Nationhood in Twentieth-Century France, edited by Tom Conley & Steven Ungar. University of Minnesota Press, 1996."
  • "Rape and Representation," co-edited with Brenda R. Silver (Columbia University Press, 1991 and 1993).

Last Updated: 10/11/13