Ms Elsa Baroghel

BA, MA (Paris IV-La Sorbonne)


Elsa Baroghel is a French language tutor, early career researcher and DPhil candidate in 20th Century British/French literature.


Elsa Baroghel's teaching for 2016-2017 includes Prelim Papers 1 (grammar, translation, summary) and Oral; FHS Papers I (essay in French), IIB (prose) and Oral (listening, comprehension, discourse). As Faculty Tutor, she also gives grammar classes to Prelim students from various Oxford colleges.


Ms Baroghel is currently completing a doctoral thesis on Samuel Beckett and the Marquis de Sade. Her research interests include the 20th century avant-garde, bilingual and comparative literature, intertextuality, and the aesthetics of madness and violence in modern literature.


‘my God to have to murmur that’: How It Is and the Issue of Performance,’ in Samuel Beckett and BBC Radio: a Reassessment, Matthew Feldman, Erik Tonning and David Addyman (eds.), ‘New Interpretations of Samuel Beckett in the Twenty-First Century,’ London: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming in 2016.

‘Samuel Beckett, lecteur de Sade: Comment c’est et Les 120 Journées de Sodome,’ in La violence dans l’œuvre de Samuel Beckett: entre langage et corps, ‘Samuel Beckett’ vol. 4, Llewellyn Brown (ed.), Lettres Modernes Minard/Classiques Garnier, forthcoming in 2016.

‘From Narcissistic Isolation to Sadistic Pseudocouples: Tracing the Genesis of Endgame,’ in Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies, ‘Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui’ vol. 22, Erik Tonning, Matthew Feldman, Matthijs Engelberts et al. (eds.), Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010.