Ph.D., Yale University
Retired May 2012
Sixteenth-century French literature with an emphasis on Rabelais, Montaigne and Baroque poetry. He is the author of L'Imagination poétique chez Du Bartas: éléments de sensibilité baroque dans "La Création du monde”, Les Aventures d'Arsène Lupin, and François Rabelais: a reference guide, 1950-1990. He is currently working on an English translation of a new version of The Romance of Tristan and Yseult.