Patrick Saveau

Patrick Saveau

Professor, French

Ph.D. New York University, USA
M.A. University of Oregon, USA
Maîtrise d’anglais Université Jean Moulin, Lyon, France

Office: Lowerre Academic Center, North Campus, Office 3 
Phone: +41 91 986 36 33
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Profile:

Dr. Saveau is a specialist of Serge Doubrovsky, the first open practitioner of autofiction. In the numerous articles he has published on this writer, he has explored topics as varied as autofiction as a genre, judeity, memory and trauma, masculinity and sexuality. His current book project tentatively entitled Serge Doubrovsky ou un moi fiché à l’an 40 focuses on the haunting presence of this dark period of French history in all of this author’s autofictions. He teaches both in the French and in the Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies (CLCS) departments. He is a member of the Women in French (WIF) organization and the Société d’Etude de la Littérature Française du XXème siècle.

2020-2021 Courses:

FRE 200Intermediate French, Part IFALL 2020
FRE 372Distinction in French Literature: From the 17th to the 21st CenturyFALL 2020
LC 100WThe Stories We Live ByFALL 2020
FRE 201Intermediate French, Part IISPRING 2021
FRE 353Representations of Immigration in Francophone Literature and FilmSPRING 2021
LC 110Reading Cultures: Approaches to Cultural StudiesSPRING 2021
TVL 216Nice and Southern France: From Impressionism to Contemporary ArtSPRING 2021

Publications:

Saveau, Patrick. 2011. Serge Doubrovsky ou l'écriture d'une survie. PU Dijon.

“La non reconnaissance de l’autre dans la réalisation du moi doubrovskyen”. Perceptions et réalisations du moi. Ed. Mounir Laouyen. Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal. 241-52.

"L'épisode de Madame de La Pommeraye et Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne à la lumière de la Dialectique du Maître et de l'Esclave de Hegel," Les Lettres Romanes, 49.1-2: 49-55.

"The Place of the Intellectual in the Twenty First Century." PMLA 112: 1127.

"Autofiction n'est pas invention: le cas Doubrovsky," Dalhousie French Studies, 48: 131-37.

“Doubrovsky’s Autofictions and the Holocaust: An Oxymoron?” Rendezvous 34.1: 25-36.

“Empreinte de L’Ecole des femmes dans Un amour de soi.” Ecriture de soi et lecture de l’autre. Ed. Jacques Poirier. Dijon: Editions Universitaires de Dijon : 95-103.

“Serge Doubrovsky.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Efraim Sicher. Vol. 299. Detroit: Gale, 2004. 70-76.

And Katharina Weiss. “A Prospective Student’s Outlook on Foreign Language Areas at Two AAICU Institutions.” Association of American International Colleges and Universities Journal 3 (2004): 30-38.

“Le Livre brisé ou le recours à l’autre.” De soi à soi: l’écriture comme autohospitalité. Ed. Alain Montandon. Clermont-Ferrand: Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, 2004. 161-72.

“Serge Doubrovsky: une sexualité fichée à l’an 40.” Australian Journal of French Studies 42.1 (2005): 110-21.