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Department of Modern Languages
The University of Mississippi

Anne H. Quinney, Ph.D

Anne QuinneyProfessor of French

Office: Bondurant C-113
Phone: (662) 915-6695

Ph.D. Romance Studies, Duke University (2000)
M.A. Romance Studies, Duke University (1996)
Maîtrise, Lettres Modernes, Université de Paris VIII (1994)
B.A., Literature and Society, Brown University (1992)

Research and Teaching Interests:
20th and 21st Century French and Francophone Literature, History of the Book, Film Studies, Gender Studies, Philosophy and Literature

Courses Taught:
FR 321: French Culture and Civilization
FR 311: Business French
FR 324: French Cuisine and Culture
FR 325: Introduction to Francophone Cultures
FR 361: French and Francophone Cinema
FR 561: Advanced French & Francophone Cinema
FR 579: Survey of French Lyric Poetry
FR 586: Twentieth-Century French Literature
FR 578: Survey of French Literature II
FR 587: Franc0phone Literature

Recent Publications:


Paris—Bucharest, Bucharest—Paris: Francophone Writers from Romania, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012.

Le goût de la révolte, textes choisis et présentés par Doina Pasca Harsanyi et Anne Quinney, Paris: Mercure de France, 2008.

Windows, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2003 (translation with introduction, J.B. Pontalis, Fenêtres, Paris: Gallimard, 2000).


Existential Feminism and Fashion in America.” Paris in the Americas. Vernon Press, (forthcoming 2022). 

“Marketing Existentialism 1945-1951.” Yale French Studies 135/136 (2020): 31-45.

“Rhinoceritis.” Program Notes for The Edinburgh International Theatre Festival, 2017.

“Albert Camus’ Algerian Honeymoon.” South Central Review 31:3 (2014): 72-81.

“Alexandre Dumas in Naples.” Co-authored with Michael Hoffheimer. Dalhousie French Studies 94 (Spring 2011): 155-164.

“Fatal Duality: Alexandre Dumas on Garibaldi, Cavour, and the Myth of the Risorgimento.” Co-authored with Michael Hoffheimer. CLIO 39:2 (2010): 161-179.

“The Unforgiven: Alexandre Dumas’s Review of Cavour in L’INDIPENDENTE (1863).” Co-authored with Michael Hoffheimer. French Studies Bulletin 30:110 (2009): 12-17.

“‘Il faudrait qu’elle soit belle et dure comme de l’acier’: Sartre and The Problem of Writing.” Dalhousie French Studies 83 (2008): 69-79.

“A Writer Under the Influence: Duras and the ‘expérience intérieure’.” Australian Journal of French Studies XLV:1 (2008): 22-42.

“Cultural Colonies: France and the Romanian Imagination.” Contemporary French & Francophone Studies: Sites 11:3 (2007): 445-452.

“Excess and Identity: The Franco-Romanian Ionesco Combats Rhinoceritis.” South Central Review 24:3 (2007): 36-52.

Translation: “Woman with Blond Armpit fixing her Hair by The Glimmer of The Stars”(André Breton) Vox 1:1 (April 2005)

“Bilingue l’Obscur: Blanchot in the Interstices of Abdelkebir Khatibi’s Love in Two Languages.” International Journal of Francophone Studies 7:3 (2004): 131-149.

“The Cioran Exception.” Nottingham French Studies 43:3 (2004): 1-10.

“Psychoanalysis is on the couch: France celebrates Freud in 2000.” French Cultural Studies 15:2 (2004): 114-126.

“Translation as Transference.” The Translator 10:1 (2004): 109-129.

Awards and Honors:
Harry Ransom Center Fellow, Austin, TX, 2015
College of Liberal Arts Summer Faculty Research Grant, The University of Mississippi, 2011
NEH Summer Institute, Paris, France, 2003
Faculty Research Fellow, The University of Mississippi, 2003-04
Mississippi Humanities Council Grant, 2002
FACSEA Tournées Grant recipient, 2001-02, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2016-17
NEH Younger Scholars Grant, 1987

Web Resources:
French Program