Roseanna Lewis Duffault, an Associate Professor at Ohio Northern University, is the
author of The Metaphors of Identity: The Treatment of Childhood in Selected QuÃ©bÃ©cois
Novels ( 1991 ). She is currently preparing an anthology on women writers in QuÃ©bec.
Kevin Elstob is Assistant Professor in the Department of Modern Languages at Cleveland State University and the author of Political Theatre in France: Michel Vinaver
(1992). He is currently working on representations of capitalism on the French stage
as well as on the "Headscarf Affair" in France.
Jean Fouchereaux is Associate Professor of French and Chair of the Department of
Foreign Languages and Classics at the University of Southern Maine. He has published a number of essays on the Quebec novel and on Franco-Ontarian and FrancoManitoban literatures as well as on the preservation of the French heritage of Louisiana.
Henry Garrity is Professor and Chair of Romance Languages at Bowling Green State
University. He is the author of Film in the French Classroom (1988) and numerous
articles on seventeenth-century French theater and French and QuÃ©bec cinema
Lise Gauvin is Professor and Directrice du Programme en Ã‰tudes QuÃ©bÃ©coises at the
UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al. Her numerous books include the anthology Ecrivains
contemporains du QuÃ©bec (1989), Lettres d'une autre (1984), and Fugitives, nouvelles
(1991). She is currently editor ofEtudes franÃ§aises.
Paula Ruth Gilbert is Professor of French, Canadian, and Women's Studies at George
Mason University. In addition to her book, The Literary Vision of Gabrielle Roy, she
has published numerous articles on Gabrielle Roy, Marie-Claire Biais, MichÃ¨le Mailhot,
And Emile Nelligan. She is also the editor of Traditionalism, Feminism, and Nationalism: Women Writers of QuÃ©bec and co-author (with Lorna Irvine) of articles on
teaching comparative Canadian and QuÃ©bÃ©cois fiction.
Susan Ireland, an Associate Professor at Grinnell College, has published articles on
Jacques Roubaud, Monique LaRue, and le roman beur. She is currently working on
a book on North African women immigrants in France.
Peter G. Klaus is Professor at the Institut fÃ¼r Romanische Philologie of the Freie
UniversitÃ¤t Berlin. His publications include many articles on the writing of NÃ©oQuÃ©bÃ©cois and on teaching QuÃ©bec literature and civilization.
Pierre Nepveu is Professor of French at l'UniversitÃ© de MontrÃ©al. His many publications include an anthology entidedLÂ» poÃ©sie quÃ©bÃ©coise, the literary essays of L'ecoloÃŸie
du rÃ©el, several volumes of poetry, and two novels entided L'Hiver de Mira Christophe
and Des mondes peu habitÃ©s. He is currendy working on a new essay collection to be
called IntÃ©rieurs du Nouveau Monde.
Marvin N. Richards is Assistant Professor of French at John Carroll University in
Cleveland, Ohio. He has published on Aloysius Bertrand and is currently preparing a
study of the development of the prose poem in France.