Andrea Tarnowski

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Director, Humanities 1 & 2

Comparative Literature
French and Italian
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
B.A. Amherst College
Ecole Normale Supérieure (rue d’Ulm), Paris
Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle
M.A. Yale University
M.Phil. Yale University
Ph.D. Yale University

Selected Publications

Meaning and Its Objects:  Material Culture in Medieval and Early Modern France.  Co-edited with Margaret Burland and David Laguardia.  Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

“Material Examples:  Philippe de Mézières’ Order of the Passion,”  in Yale French Studies 110 (Fall 2006).

“Vertu du sacrement de mariage,” in Women in the Middle Ages, An Encyclopedia , (K M Wilson and N Margolis (eds.), (2004) 920-923.

“The Lessons of Experience and the Chemin de long estude,” in Christine de Pizan:  A Casebook.  Edited by Barbara K. Altmann and Deborah McGrady (Routledge, 2003); 181-97.

Le Chemin de longue étude de Christine de Pizan, edition and modern French translation (Livre de Poche, 2000).

“Unity and the Epistre au roi Richart,” Medievalia et Humanistica 26 (1999); 63-77.

Works in progress

Christine de Pizan’s The Long Road of Learning

“Dreams of Unity: Political Literature in Late Medieval France”