Corinne Noirot

Corinne Noirot

Associate Professor of French

Office

333 Major Williams Hall 
220 Stanger St. 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-8563

Email

cnoirot@vt.edu

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Expertise

  • French literature
  • Sixteenth century / Renaissance literature
  • Translation
  • French Wars of Religion
  • French Society and Culture

Professional Activities

  • French Program Director, Virginia Tech
  • Host and Organizer, Mid-Atlantic Renaissance & Reformation Conference 2017

Education

  • Ph.D. Rutgers University (2005)
  • Student Fellow, École Normale Supérieure de Fontenay-aux-Roses/ENS Lyon (1996-2001)
  • M.A. in French, Washington University in Saint-Louis (2000)
  • Maîtrise de Lettres modernes, Université Paris 3–Sorbonne Nouvelle (1999)  

Awards and Honors

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C. Short-term Fellowship. $2,500. (2010)

Harvard Houghton Library. Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography. $3,000 (2010)

Certificate for Teaching Excellence Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences (2011)

Selected Publications

Books

“Entre deux airs”: style simple et ethos poétique chez Clément Marot et Joachim Du Bellay (1515-1560). 771 pp. Paris: Hermann éditeurs (Les Collections de la République des Lettres), 2013. (Reprinted from: Presses Universitaires de Laval, 2011).

Edited Books

“Revelations of Character”: Ethos, Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy in Montaigne, eds. C. Noirot-Maguire, with V. M. Dionne. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. 247 pp.

Articles

“French Humanist Comedy during the Wars of Religion: The Familiar and the Strange in Jean de la Taille’s The Rivals (Les Corrivaux).” “French across Borders,” ed. A.-H. Miller. Special issue of Explorations in Renaissance Culture 39.2 (2014): 128-43.

“La Renaissance aura lieu si…” Renaissance & Reformation 35.2 (2012): 35-60.

“Marot en ses épîtres de "Bourgeon" et "Raisin" ou l’équivoque régénérée.” Revue internationale d’études françaises 1 (2011) 

“Conjurer le mal: Jean de La Taille et le paradoxe de la tragédie humaniste.” “Spectacle in Late Medieval and Early Modern France,” eds. J. Persels & R. Ganim. EMF: Studies in Early Modern France 13 (Feb. 2010): 121-43. 

Additional Information

To learn more, check out Corinne Noirot's Academia page and her Visible Scholarship Initiative lecture.