Faculty

Marina van Zuylen (director)

Professor of French and Comparative Literature

Marina van Zuylen (director)

(on leave Fall 2015)
Office: Hopson 103 (Warden's Hall)
Phone: 845-758-7381
E-mail: vanzuyle@bard.edu




A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Author, Difficulty as an Aesthetic Principle (Tübingen, 1993); Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art (Cornell University Press, 2005). Recent articles include "The Secret Life of Monsters" in Beyond the Visible: The Art of Odilon Redon; “Difficulty,” Encyclopedia of Aesthetics; “Of Degenerates, Criminals, and Literary Offenders”, “The Importance of Being Lazy,” and "Fatigued" in Cabinet; “Maghreb and Melancholy,” Research in Francophone Literature; “Monomanie à deux,” Etudes Françaises. Awards include Lurcy Fellowship; Council on Research and Faculty Development Grant, Columbia University; Sheldon Fellowship, Whiting Fellowship, Harvard University; Bard Research Grant. (1997– )A.B., M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Author, Difficulty as an Aesthetic Principle (Tübingen, 1993); Monomania: The Flight from Everyday Life in Literature and Art (Cornell University Press, 2005).