Michael Syrotinski

Michael Syrotinski is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He is also Associate Director of University's new Centre for Modern Thought. He has published widely on 20th century French literature, literary theory, and Francophone African literature and culture. He has recently edited an issue of Yale French Studies on Paulhan, and co-translated a selection of Paulhan's early fiction, Progress in Love on the Slow Side. Previous publications include Defying Gravity: Jean Paulhan's Interventions in Twentieth-Century French Intellectual History (1998) and Singular Performances: Reinscribing the Subject in Francophone African Writing (2002). He is currently completing a book on the intersections between deconstruction and postcolonial theory.

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