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

Enda McCaffrey and Áine Larkin, “Introduction”, Essays in French Literature and Culture 58, 2021.

Essays in French Literature and Culture

About the Guest Editors: Enda McCaffrey and Áine Larkin

Enda McCaffrey is Professor of French Theory and Culture at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of a number of books and co-edited books including French Cultural Debates; The Gay Republic: Sexuality, Citizenship and Subversion in France; and The Return of Religion in France: From Democratisation to Postmetaphysics. He has recently completed special issues as guest-editor of Cultural Politics on the ‘Frames and Trajectories of Paul Virilio’ and co-editor of Esprit créateur on ‘French Thanatology’. Professor McCaffrey is currently engaged in a number of projects relating to French queer cinema, ecopoetics and the Medical Humanities.

Email : enda.mccaffrey@ntu.ac.uk

Áine Larkin is Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Aberdeen. She is the author of Proust Writing Photography (Oxford: Legenda, 2011) and fifteen articles and book chapters. Recent publications include a chapter on Proust, fashion, and Parisian stairways and an article on dying and death in contemporary French life-writing. In 2019, she edited a special issue of Forum for Modern Language Studies on dance in modern and contemporary French culture. Her current book project explores the representation of illness and disability in French literary and visual culture.

Email : a.larkin@abdn.ac.uk