Susan McCready
Office Hours

FALL 2017
M W 2:45pm-3:45 am.
F 9-10 am, 1-3 pm, 
and by appointment 
 
Ph: (251) 461-1456
 
Susan McCready
Professor
French Language and Literature

Research Interests

 Co-Director, Center for the Study of War and Memory 

 Associate Editor for French Romance Studies

  • Nineteenth-Century French Literature
  • Twentieth-Century French Literature
  • French Theater
  • Performance Studies
  • Great War Literature

Education

 
B. A. Swarthmore College 1992
M.A. University of Pennsylvania 1995
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 1998

Publications

 

BOOKS

Staging France between the World Wars: Performance, Politics, and the Transformation of the Theatrical Canon, Lexington Books, 2016.

The Limits of Performance in the French Romantic Theater, Durham Modern Language Series, 2007.

Novel Stages: Drama and the Novel in Nineteenth-Century France, ed. with Pratima Prasad, University of Delaware Press, 2007.

ARTICLES (recent):

 "French Theater and the Memory of the Great War," Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature: Vol. 41: Iss. 2, Article 11, 2017.

 “Du Romantisme à propos des débuts de Mlle Rachel,” Dix-neuf, vol 20, issue 2, 2016.

Sachs, L. and McCready, S., “Stages of Battle:  Theater and War in the Plays of Bernhardt, Raynal and Anouilh,” The French Review, 87:4, 2014.

 "The Secret Self: A Reading of Musset's André del Sarto," Nineteenth-Century French Studies, Winter 2006, volume 35 (2).

 “Du Romantisme à propos des débuts de Mlle Rachel,” Dix-neuf, vol 20, issue 2, 2016.

 Sachs, L. and McCready, S., “Stages of Battle: Theater and War in the Plays of Bernhardt, Raynal and Anouilh,” The French Review, 87:4, 2014.

 “Revisiting Mérimée in Performance / Revising the Canon of French Romantic Theater,” Lingua Romana, volume 11, issue 1, 2013.

"From Verbal to Visual: Molière Performance Between the Wars," Contemporary French Civilization, vol. 30, no. 2, Summer/Fall 2006.

"Power and Sexual Congress in Alfred de Musset's Lorenzaccio," Romance Notes, vol. 44, no. 1, Fall 2003.

"The Compromise of Commemoration: The 1927 Centennial of Romanticism at the Comédie-Française," Modern Drama, vol. 46, no. 2, Summer 2003.
"Performing Time in the Revolutionary Theater," Dalhousie French Studies, vol. 55, Summer 2001.

"Sisters, Doubles, Rivals: Fairy-tale Archetypes in L'Annonce faite à Marie," Claudel Studies, Volume XXVI, Numbers 1 & 2, 1999.

"La Violence de l'amour: Le suicide et le rêve utopique dans Indiana," George Sand Studies, Vol. XVI, Nos. 1 et 2, 1997.

"Performing Stability: The Problem of Proof in Alfred de Musset's Un Caprice and La Quenouille de Barbérine," Romance Notes, volume XXXVIII, number 1, Fall 1997.

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Courses

Teaches all levels of French language, culture and literature classes.