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    Professor Rosemary Lloyd

    Murray Edwards College
    Huntingdon Road
    CB3 0DF

    Emeritus Fellow in French

    modern languages

    Emeritus fellow

    My years at New Hall provided me with a wonderfully supportive environment, where I learned much about teaching, research, and fellowship. I remember my students with enormous warmth and admiration, and my colleagues with great affection and respect. I am very proud to be a member of such a vibrant academic community.

    University Degrees

    2001             Litt D., University of Cambridge

    1975‑1978   Ph.D., University of Cambridge

    1973‑1975   M.A., University of Adelaide

    1969‑1972   B.A. (Honours French: 1st class), University of Adelaide


    1995-1999    Chair, Department of French and Italian, Indiana University

    1990‑2007   Rudy Professor of French Literature, Indiana University at Bloomington, USA.

    1987-1989    Vice-President, New Hall, (acting President for Easter term 1989)

    1985-1987    Secretary of Faculty Board of Modern and Medieval Languages

    1984‑1990   University Lecturer, Department of French, University of Cambridge, UK

    1979‑1984   University Assistant Lecturer, Department of French, University of Cambridge, UK

    1978‑1990   College Lecturer in French, and Fellow, New Hall, Cambridge, UK

    Awards and Honours

    2009           Fellow of the Australian Humanities Academy    

    2005           Fellow emerita of New Hall, University of Cambridge

    2002           Guggenheim Fellowship.

    1998           National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for University Teachers.

    1990           Camargo Foundation Fellowship.

    1989‑90      Leverhulme Fellowship.

    Research Interests 

    Nineteenth-century French literature and the visual arts, Australian literature


    10 monographs, 10 book length translations, 11 book-length edited works, 104 articles

    Published books include:

    Charles Baudelaire (London: Reaktion Books, 2008)

    Shimmering in a Transformed Light: Writing the Still Life (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2005)

    Baudelaire’s World (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2002)

    Mallarmé: The Poet and his Circle (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1999). Republished as a paperback 2005.

    Closer & Closer Apart: Jealousy in Literature (Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1995)

    The Land of Lost Content: Childhood in Nineteenth-Century French Literature (Oxford: Clarendon Press 1992)