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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Dr Timothy Chesters

Tim Chesters
Position(s): 
University Senior Lecturer
Department/Section: 
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.

Dr Chesters welcomes inquiries from potential MPhil and PhD students with research interests relevant to his interests.