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People in French

Mon ultime prière: Ô mon corps, fais de moi toujours un homme qui interroge!

— Fanon

Leonard Johnson

Professor Emeritus

  • Office Location: 4125 Dwinelle
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Late Medieval and 16th-century literature; literature and society; history of ideas. Presently working on anthology of late medieval poetry (Le Jardin de plaisance et fleur de rhétorique) and on a study of food metaphors in French literature.

Publications include:
“Prince or Princes: Fifteenth-century Poetry and Poetics” French Review, February (1995)

Poets as Players: Theme and Variation in Late Medieval French Poetry (Stanford University Press, 1991)