Scott Francis

Assistant Professor of Romance Languages

Renaissance French literature and culture. His research and teaching interests include reception theory, connections between theology and literature, the representation of the New World, and science fiction. He is the author of articles on Marguerite of Navarre, Rabelais, and Montaigne, and his current book project explores how printed editions of Lemaire de Belges, Marot, and Rabelais advertise for themselves through the images of the author and reader. Other ongoing projects include studies of intention in Marguerite of Navarre and the Querelle des Amies, and of Édouard Glissant's concept of opacity as a way of understanding Jean de Léry's and Montaigne's accounts of the Tupinamba.

 

 

Office Location: 
546 Williams Hall
Office Hours: 
Spring 2017: On Leave
Phone: 
(215) 898-5128
Fax: 
(215) 898-0933
CV (file): 
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/french/sites/www.sas.upenn.edu.french/files/franciscv.pdf