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Dr Stephen Goddard

MA DPhil Oxf


Dr Stephen Goddard teaches various topics in modern French literature (19th and 20th centuries) for St Hilda's, with occasional teaching of language classes and first year literary topics.

His thesis was entitled 'Flaubert and the literature of classical antiquity', and he retains a research interest in the 19th century French novel and in the reception of classical literature and culture in France.

Publications and conference papers include:

1999: ‘Flaubert: the classical dimension’ in New approaches in Flaubert studies, Edwin Mellen Press

2004: Review of Mary Orr’s Madame Bovary – representations of the masculine in French Studies, Vol. 58, no.4

2005: ‘Flaubert, Apuleius and Ovid: the genesis of a recurring theme’; in Downing, Harkness, Stephen and Unwin, Birth and Death in Nineteenth-Century French Culture (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007)

2006: 'Cygne et symboles: imperial themes in Baudelaire’s Tableaux parisiens' at University of Chester Baudelaire Symposium


  • Lecturer in French


  • French
  • Modern Languages