Catriona Seth

Catriona Seth is Professor of Eighteenth-Century French Studies at the Université de Nancy and a former visiting professor at Indiana University (Bloomington). She has published extensively on the literature and history of ideas of the period. Her books include Anthologie de la poésie française (with M. Bercot and M. Collot, Paris, Gallimard, Pléiade, 2000); Marie-Antoinette. Anthologie et dictionnaire (Paris, Robert Laffont, Bouquins, 2006); Les Rois aussi en mouraient. Les Lumières en lutte contre la petite vérole (Paris, Desjonquères, L’Esprit des lettres, 2008) and, most recently, an edition of Choderlos de Laclos’ Les Liaisons dangereuses (Paris, Gallimard, Pléiade, 2011). She and Katherine Astbury have been awarded Chawton House Visiting Fellowships for 2012 in order to pursue their work on Catherine de Saint-Pierre’s letters.

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