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Professor Valerie Worth-Stylianou, Trinity College, University of Oxford

This website outlines my research interests and publications.
See also Birthing Tales in French medical writings (1500-1650).

Contact email: valerie.worth@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Current research projects:

  • An annotated translation into English of Agrippa D’Aubigné’s Les Tragiques, to be published with AMS Press, Inc, New York.
  • The impact of Florio’s English translation of Montaigne on French editions of the Essais
  • The intersection of medical and literary discourses in early modern France

Currrent research events:

  • Knowledge Exchange project with the Library of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, London, and with De Partu: 'Pregnancy and Birth. Insights into 500 years of printed texts and archival photography'. Click here to download the Guide to the exhibition of posters on display (until December 2015) in the Royal College's Education Centre.

Recent publications:

  • Pregnancy and Birth in Early Modern France. Treatises by caring physicians and surgeons (1581-1625), (University of Toronto Press, 2013). Available at Amazon.
    - awarded SSEMW Prize for best teaching edition in the field of gender and women's studies (2013).
  • ‘Concurrent Publication of Medical Works in Neo-Latin and French in Early Modern France’, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (Dec 2014).
  • ‘Virgilian Space in Renaissance French Translations of the Aeneid’ in
     Virgilian Identities in the French Renaissance, ed. P. Usher and I. Fernbach, (D.S.Brewer, 2012).
  • ‘Teaching Rabelais in English translation’, in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Rabelais, ed. T. W. Reeser and F. Gray, MLA, 2011.

Ce site vous permettra de découvrir plusieurs axes de mes recherches. Voir aussi Les Récits de Naissance (1500-1650).

Adresse e-mail: valerie.worth@trinity.ox.ac.uk

Recherches en cours:

  • Les Tragiques d'Agrippa d'Aubigné: traduction intégrale en anglais, à paraître chez AMS Press, Inc, New York.
  • Montaigne et Florio: rapports entre la version anglaise et les éditions françaises des Essais au premier XVIIe siècle.
  • Littérature et médecine aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles.

Expositions et journées d'études:

  • Exposition organisée avec le concours de l'archiviste du Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Londres: Celebrating 500 Years of Pregnancy and Birth.

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