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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

Knowledge Exchange project:

  • 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 for the Guide to the exhibition of posters displayed in the Royal College's Education Centre.

Recent publications:

Recent reviews:

  • Review of Sara Read, Menstruation and the Female Body in Early Modern England (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) in Gender and History 28-1 (April 2016), 256-7.
  • Review of Cathy McClive, Menstruation and Procreation in Early Modern France (Farnham: Ashgate, 2015) in French Studies, 70-2 (April 2016), 260-1.

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.

Livres et articles qui viennent de paraître: