Readership: Students and scholars of French literature; students and scholars of French art.
Phillip John Usher, Assistant Professor, Barnard College, Columbia University
Phillip John Usher was born in England. He studied French literature at Royal Holloway College, University of London, before pursuing graduate work in Romance Languages at Harvard University. He is currently Assistant Professor at Barnard College, Columbia University, where he is also Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
1: Homer, Virgil, and Lucan: Classical Epic and Renaissance Art
2: Dolet's Fata: Celebrating François Ier in the Wake of the Battle of Pavia
3: Ronsard's Franciade: From National Genealogy to Tragic Love Story
4: D'Aubigné's Tragiques: A Wasteland of Graffiti
Closing Remarks: From Epic Cassoni to Epic Coffrets
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