Alice Kaplan

French Studies (US/France)

Alice Kaplan is the John M. Musser Professor of French at Yale University. Her books and articles explore 20th century French literature, history, and politics, especially the period of WWII and the Liberation. She is also a literary translator and a contributor to The Nation and Contreligne, a member of the American Library in Paris Writer’s Council, The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Heritage Dictionary Usage Panel. Kaplan wrote much of her newest book, "Looking for the Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic" in the library at the Camargo, published in fall 2016 by The University of Chicago Press and the Editions Gallimard.

20th Century French Literature / Politics and Culture / Theory and Practice of Translation