Michael Lucey

French, Comparative Literature

img_lucey_22Professor Lucey specializes in French literature and culture of the 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-centuries. He also teaches about social, literary, and critical theory, sexuality studies, 19th- and 20th-century British literature and culture, and 20th-century American literature and culture.  He has recently completed a project titled “Someone: The Pragmatics of Misfit Sexualities in French Literature from Colette to Hervé Guibert,” and is currently at work on a project with the title “Proust, Sociology, Talk, Novels: The Novel Form and Language-in-Use.” His translation of Didier Eribon’s Returning to Reims was published by Semiotext(e) in 2013, and his translation of Édouard Louis’s The End of Eddy was published in 2017.