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Professor Alison Finch

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Position(s): 
Honorary Professor of French Literature, University of Cambridge
Fellow, Churchill College
Department/Section: 
French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 747473
Location: 

Churchill College 
Storey's Way 
CAMBRIDGE  
CB3 0DS

About: 

Alison Finch is a specialist in post-1800 French literature. She was a lecturer in the Cambridge French Department from 1978 to 1993, and from 1993 to 2003 a lecturer in Oxford (from 2000, a Professor and Chairman of the Sub-Faculty of French). Her publications include Proust's Additions: The Making of 'A la recherche du temps perdu' (CUP, 1977); Stendhal: La Chartreuse de Parme (Edward Arnold, 1984); Concordance de Stendhal (Maney, 1991); Women's Writing in Nineteenth-Century France (CUP, 2000); French Literature: A Cultural History (Polity, 2010); (ed.) Selected Essays of Malcolm Bowie (2 vols.; Legenda, 2013). Alison Finch holds the French Government award of the Palmes Académiques (Officier level).