Centre for Comparative Literature
List of Northrop Frye Professors in Literary Theory

F. Jameson 1977

Ralph Cohen 1978

Paul Ricoeur 1979
“Narrative and Time”

H. Schogt 1980
“Linguistics and Literary Criticism”

Robert Weimann 1982

Hugh Kenner 1985
“The Pursuit of Prose”

Edward Said 1986
“Culture and Imperialism”

Mieke Bal 1987
“Reading Rembrandt: Beyond the Word-Image Opposition”

Sander L. Gilman 1988
“Freud, Race and Gender”

Barbara Hernstein-Smith 1989
“Problems in the Theory of Value and Judgement: Axiology and After”

Vladimir Ivanove 1990
“Diachronic Aspects of Semiotic Approaches to Literaure”

Alvin A. Lee 1991
“The Old English Poem Beowulf”

Julia Kristeva 1992
“Proust and Perceptible Time”

Derek Walcott 1993
“The Language of Poetry”

Marc Angenot 1994
“Introduction to Social Discourse Theory”

Charles Taylor 1995
“Language and Poetics”

Natalie Z. Davis 1996
“Displacement and Discovery: Cultural Description in Early Modern Travel Literature”

Ross Chambers 1997
“Death at the Door”

Tillotama Rajan 1998
“Spectres of Phenomenology: Sartre, Derrida, Foucault, Baudrillard, Kristeva”

Michael Holquist 1999
“Philology as History and as Task”

L. M. Findlay 2000
“Intellectuals, Artists, and Freedom: The Canadian-Europe-Other Nexus

W. Krysinski 2001
“World Literature in the Context of Globalization”

James Phelan 2002
“Issues in the Rhetorical Theory of Narrative: Character Narrators, Narrative Temporality, Audiences, and Ethics”

Sidonie Smith 2003
“Memory, Politics and the Uses of the Autobiographical”

Sylvia Molloy 2004
“Translation and Discovery: A Few Cautionary Scenes”

Paolo Fabbri 2005
“Rhetorics”

Edgard Sienaert 2006
“Research and Identity”

Peter Stein 2007
“Staging the Canon: Classical Drama vs. Opera”

Emily Apter 2008
“Properties of Translation: Signature, Copyright, Textual Ownership”

Jonathan Hart 2008
“Comparative Literature Studies in a Canadian context”

David Damrosch 2010
“Anatomy of Comparison: Literary Studies for post-literary Age”

Françoise Lionnet 2010
“Triages and Transplantations: Reading Nature, Writing Culture”

Carol Mavor 2011
“Blue Mythologies”

Franco Moretti 2011
“The Bourgeois”

Lauren Berlant, 2012
“Sex in the Event of Happiness”

Cathy Caruth, 2013
“Disappearing History: Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights. A Reading of Ariel Dorfman’s Play, Death and the Maiden

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