Ryan Pilcher is a doctoral student in French literature. His research focuses on literature of the nineteenth century, particularly by women writers, representations of the body, temporality and spatiality, gender, and sexuality, through the critical frameworks of phenomenology, queer and feminist theories, and affect theory. He is pursuing a dual-title PhD in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality studies.
'Ébranler . . . les cœurs' : politique de la désorientation dans Indiana. Feelings, Sensations, Perception: On Emtion in the Writings of George Sand and Women Writers of Her Time, special issue of George Sand Studies, vols. 37-38 (forthcoming Fall 2019)