Adrianna M. Paliyenko

Charles A. Dana Professor of French

Box 4656

Phone: 207-859-4656
Fax: 207-859-4405
Mailing Address:
4656 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8846
Office Hours:
Fall 2014: MW 8-9; TR11-12 and by appt.

Areas of Expertise

  • 19th- and 20th-century French poetry, including women's contributions
  • Literary history and the poetics of influence
  • Gender and genius
  • Theories of creativity
  • Literature and medicine
  • Feminism and psychoanalysis
  • 19th-Century Francophone Studies; women and the colonial archive
  • Caribbean Studies

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
FR126 AFrench II
FR126 BFrench II
FR231 AAdvanced Grammar and Composition
FR252 AProvocative Texts: Engaging the World
FR354 AParisian Encounters: Great Loves, Grand Passions


For my current scholarly projects, online archive devoted to 19th-century women's contributions to French poetic history, and course websites, please follow the link to my home page.

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