Andrea Marie Frisch
Associate Professor

A specialist in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century France, Andrea Frisch received her PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of California at Berkeley with a dissertation on early modern European travel literature and the novel. She subsequently did research in French law and literature for The Invention of the Eyewitness: Witnessing and Testimony in Early Modern France (University of North Carolina P, 2004).   Her work has appeared in a variety of scholarly journals including Representations, Modern Language Quarterly, Montaigne Studies, Romanic Review, Discourse, and Esprit créateur, as well as in edited volumes on Rabelais; Foucault; and Agrippa d'Aubigné.  Andrea has received fellowships from the Newberry Library, the Folger Shakespeare Library, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Humanities Center, and the Center for Advanced Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, where she has just completed a new book, Forgetting Differences: Tragedy, Historiography and the French Wars of Religion. More information available at <umcp.academia.edu/AndreaFrisch>

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