Imbert Michel

Posted on September 24, 2019

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Research themes

  • 19th Century American Literature
  • Literary history and the history of ideas
  • American English and the language of writers in the 19th century

Current Project

  • Law and Literature: Melville as a case study
  • Logic, language, literature and nonsense. Wordplay (Thoreau, Melville, Dickinson, Twain)

Research Supervision :

  • 19th century American Literature

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • I supervised courses devoted to the entrance examination to become an English Teacher (Agrégation interne, Capes interne, formation continue) from 1999 to 2003 and, again, from 2007 to 2015
      • “Le dernier des Mohicans ou le ré-enchantement des signes”, Etudes Anglaises, Juillet-Septembre 2015 (68/3), pp.270-283.
      • « Benito Cereno, le spectre de la domination espagnole », Les Amériques au fil du devenir, textesréunis par Fatiha Idmhand, Cécile Braillon-Chantraine, Ada Savin et Hélène Aji, Peter Lang, Berlin, 2016, pp.137-161
      • « L’inconfiance de l’homme des foules dans The Confidence-Man d’Herman Melville », Etudes Anglaises, juillet-septembre 2018 (71/3), pp. 309-331.
      • “The Handsome Sailor, the Cult of Beauty, Moral Dilemmas and Political Imperatives in Billy Budd, Sailor” Numéro 3 de la revue TIES en ligne, mai 2019, sous la direction d’Eric Athenot et Laure de Nervaux.http://revueties.org/numero/391-poetique-politique-l-esthetique-en-partage