from Notes on Contributors
École Normale Superieure, Lyons (formerly “Fontenay/Saint-Cloud”)
Director of English Studies at the École Normale Superieure des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, formerly “Fontenay/Saint-Cloud” recently relocated in Lyons. Born in Algeria. Educated at ENS Saint-Cloud; awarded the agregation in British Literature, wrote his thesis under the supervision of Helene Cixous. Author of books on William Golding, George Orwell, and Virginia Woolf and of an essay on the notion of feminine writing in English Literature. Published a History of British Literature with the Presses Universitaires de France. Current field of research: the production of national identity through life-writing (mainly auto/biography, and narratives of exploration).
Essays in Partial Answers
Topologies of the Self: Space and Life-Writing
Volume 1, Number 1, January 2003
Literature and the Ideas of Space