Faith E. Beasley

Academic Appointments

Professor of French


HB 6087


  • B.A. Mount Holyoke College
  • Paris, L’Ecole Normale Supérieure
  • Ph.D. Princeton University

Selected Publications

  • Book Chapter: "De Grandes cultures se rencontrent: Conversations indiennes à l'époque classique" in French Global: Une nouvelle perspective sur l'histoire littéraire. Eds. Christie McDonald and Susan Suleiman. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2014.

  • Book Chapter: “Versailles Meets the Taj Mahal” in French Global: A New Approach to French Literary History , eds. C. McDonald and S. Suleiman, (2010).

  • Book: Options for Teaching Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century French Women Writers, (ed.) (2011)

  • Book: Salons, History, and the Creation of Seventeenth-Century France: Mastering Memory , (2006)

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Works In Progress

  • Book: "Exotic Encounters: France's Ancien Régime Meets India" Supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship 2012-2013

  • Book project on the relationship between France and India in the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries

  • Guggenheim Fellow 2012-2013