Serials and the cultures of Modernity

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ICRH Research Seminar:
Professor Matthieu Letourneux (University Paris Ouest)
Une culture de la modernité? Sérialité, 1830-19–

Wednesday 24 June 2015, 4.00pm

ICRH Common Room. 18 University Square, Belfast

Matthieu Letourneux is Professor of  French Literature at the Universiy of Paris Ouest Nanterre (Paris X). He is a specialist of popular literature and culture, and serial fiction. His more recent books are Cinéma, Premiers crimes (2015, with Alain Carou), Fantômas, Biographie d’un criminel imaginaire (2013, with Loïc Artiaga), La Librairie Jules Tallandier, Histoire d’une grande maison populaire (2012, with Jean-Yves Mollier) and Le Roman d’aventures, 1870-1930 (2010). He has edited the works of Eugène Sue, Emilio Salgari, Gustave Aimard and the Fantômas series. He is the general editor of the International peer-reviewed Journal  Belphégor (devoted to popular literature and media culture).

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