...it will be difficult in future to address the concerns that are explored in this bipartite enterprise without making reference to his enlightening, lucid and oftern engagingly individual treatment of them. Richard Parish French Studies fascinating study... explores [these] themes in an interdisciplinary way that is genuinely illuminating Nicholas Jolley, Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Michael Moriarty is Centenary Professor of French Literature and Thought at Queen Mary, University of London, and author of Early Modern French Thought: the Age of Suspicion (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003), Roland Barthes (Cambridge: Polity, 1991), Taste and Ideology in Seventeenth-Century France (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988. He was previously a Lecturer in the French Department of the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College.