Professor Seifert's research interests include 17th-century literature, gender and sexuality studies, cultural studies, and comparative approaches to folklore and the literary fairy tale. He is the author of Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopias (1996) and of Manning the Margins: Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France (University of Michigan Press, 2009). He has co-edited volumes on masculinity with Todd Reeser and on fairy tales by 17th-century French women with Domna Stanton.

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Lewis Seifert holds a DEA from the Université de Paris III (1986) and a PhD from the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Michigan (1989). He has taught in the Department of French Studies at Brown since 1989. His ongoing research interests include seventeenth-century French literature and culture, folk- and fairy-tale studies, gender and sexuality studies.

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LEWIS C. SEIFERT, Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor of French Studies
French Studies
Phone: +1 401 863 3517
E-mail: Lewis_Seifert@Brown.EDU

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Todd Reeser (University of Pittsburgh)
Domna C. Stanton (CUNY Graduate Center)
Rebecca Wilkin (Pacific Lutheran University)

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