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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

 

Dr Timothy Chesters

Tim Chesters
Position(s): 
University Lecturer
Department/Section: 
Department of French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 333271
College: 
Location: 

Clare College 
Trinity Lane 
Cambridge  
CB2 1TL

About: 

Tim Chesters is a specialist in sixteenth-century French literature and thought. He is the author of Ghost Stories in Late Renaissance France: Walking by Night (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), as well as of a number of articles on early modern French demonology, Ronsard, and Montaigne. Other research interests and publications bear on attitudes to the French Renaissance among nineteenth-century writers and thinkers (with a particular emphasis on Flaubert), and on cognitive approaches to literature, especially in Renaissance contexts. He has reviewed for French StudiesModern Language Review, and the Times Literary Supplement.