Essays in French Literature and Culture

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal published by the French Programme at the University of Western Australia ISSN No. 1835-7040

Aina Marti-Balcells, “Home, Degeneration and Decadence: Discursive Connections between Bénédict Morel and Eugène Viollet-le-duc”, Essays in French Literature and Culture 58, 2021.

Essays in French Literature and Culture

About the Author: Aina Marti-Balcells

Aina Marti-Balcells is an Early Career researcher. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Kent. Her recent publications include “Ways of Building, Ways of Living: Viollet-Le-Duc’s Entretiens sur l’architecture and Zola’s Pot-Bouille” (Australian Journal of French Studies, 2019, 57:3) and “Home in Colette’s Claudine: A Contemporary Discussion on Non-Normative Dwellings” (Bloomsbury, 2021). She is currently completing her first monograph on the ways in which late nineteenth-century literature imagined the impact of new domestic architecture on the sexual imaginary, including notions of sexual normality and perversity.