Jean Daniel

Posted on September 26, 2019


Research themes

  • Anglo-American modernism
  • Theater of the 20th century (British and Irish)

Current Project

  • Issues and limits of non-fiction (cultural and aesthetic history)
  • Cultural history of British verse drama.
  • Aesthetic of the absent object

Research Supervision :

  • Modernist literature
  • English Theatre since 1890
  • Irish Literature and Culture
  • British cultural history since 1920.

Education and Academic Positions:

  • 2006, PHD thesis : “The utopian stage: the theatre of the modernist poets, W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot, and W.H. Auden” (University Paris IV-Sorbonne)
  • 2008-present, Senior Lecturer, University of Paris Diderot
      • “Stages in Life’s Way: Theatres of W.H. Auden” in Auden at Work, collective book, edited by Bonnie Costello, Rachel Judith Galvin, and A. Jennings, New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
      • “La poésie de Samuel Beckett” in Tombeau de Beckett, collective work, edited by Elisabeth Angel-Perez and Alexandra Poulain, Paris, Aden, 2015.
      • « L’importance d’être absolument moderne. Théâtre et modernisme chez Oscar Wilde » in Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”, collective work, edited by Pascal Aquien & Xavier Giudicelli, Presses de l’Université Paris-Sorbonne, 2014.