• Philip R. Stewart

  • Benjamin E. Powell Emeritus Professor of Romance Studies; French Studies
  • Romance Studies
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    Philip Stewart received his PhD from Yale. His study of French narrative has led to the publication of Imitation and Illusion in the French Memoir-Novel, 1700-1750 (1969), Le Masque et la parole: le langage de l'amour au XVIIIe siécle (1973), an edition of Prévost's Cleveland (1977), two books of critical readings entitled Rereadings: Eight Early French Novels (1984) and Half-Told Tales: Dilemmas of Meaning in Three French Novels (1987), and a study of literary illustrations entitled Engraven Desire: Eros, Image, and Text in the French Eighteenth Century (1992). Recent projects include a translation of Rousseau’s Julie and an edition of Claude Crébillon’s Les Heureux Orphelins. Professor Stewart is a former president of the American Association of Teachers of French and a member of the Editorial Board of Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century.
  • Specialties

    • French
  • Research Description

    17th- and 18th-Century French Narrative, Intellectual History, Literature and Art
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • Yale University,
      • 1967
      • Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude,,
      • Yale University,
      • 1962
  • Recent Publications

      • P. Stewart.
      • (2006).
      • Réflexions sur le cas de Robert Challe: d’écrivain du roi à homme de lettre.
      • In Henri Duranton (Eds.),
      • Le Pauvre Diable: destins de l’homme de lettres au XVIIIe siècle
      • (pp. 109-119).
      • Université de Saint-Étienne.
      • S. Genand.
      • (2006).
      • "Cleveland" d'Antoine Prévost d'Exiles.
      • Clefs Concours,
      • Paris: Atlande.
      • P. Stewart.
      • (2005).
      • Le devoir d’intervention: points, virgules, etc., dans les "Lettres persanes".
      • In Catherine Volpilhac (Eds.),
      • Montesquieu en 2005
      • (pp. 47–72).
      • Oxford: The Voltaire Foundation.
      • P. Stewart.
      • (2005).
      • L’illustration du roman au XVIIIe siècle.
      • Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century
      • Jonathan Malinson (Eds.),
      • ,
      • 2005
      • (10)
      • ,
      • 223– 233.
      • P. Stewart.
      • (2005).
      • L’illustration du roman au XVIIIe siècle.
      • In Jonathan Mallinson (Eds.),
      • (pp. 223-33).
      • Voltaire Foundation.
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Philip R. Stewart