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Evlyn Gould

Professor Emerita
College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor in Humanities
Comparative Literature, French, Judaic Studies Program, Romance Languages
Phone: 541-346-4020
Research Interests: nineteenth century French studies,Jewish studies,European studies,interdisciplinary studies in literature, music, dance


B.A., 1975, California, Irvine; M.A., 1977, Ph.D., 1983, California, Berkeley. (1983)

Cantorial Smicha, 2020, Aleph Alliance for Jewish Renewal


Books : ---. Dreyfus and the Literature of the Third Republic: Secularism and Tolerance in Zola, Barrès, Lazare and Proust.” McFarland Press, Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland Press, 2012. ---. Literature Matters, Romance Studies. Guest Editor. 2 vols. London: Maney Press, 2008. ---. Engaging Europe: Rethinking a Changing Continent. Paper Re-Edition Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield, 2005; 2007. with George Sheridan, UO History. ---.The Fate of Carmen. Web-based electronic Re-Edition. Baltimore and London : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001. ---. The Fate of Carmen. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996. ---. Virtual Theater from Diderot to Mallarmé. Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. (Recipient of the National Graduate Schools’ Gustave O. Arlt Award in the Humanities) ---. Beauty and the Beast: A Language/Film Study Guide. Wilmette: PMI Publications, 1984. Selected Articles ---. “ Figures du ‘prêtre lyrique’”. Sand, Baudelaire, Mallarmé.” Écriture, performance et théâtralité dans l’œuvre de George Sand. Eds. Catherine Nesci and Olivier Bara. George Sand Studies, 2011. ---. “Dreyfus Affair,” Cambridge Dictionary of Jewish Religion, History, and Culture, Steven Zipperstein, sub-editor. London, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2009. ---. “Literature Matters.” Preface, Literature Matters, Romance Studies, 2 vols, Maney Press, 2008. ---. “Levinas, Mallarmé, y las ethicas de los ‘Enjambres posibles,’ Lecturas Levinasianas, Mexico City, Mexico, 2007. ---. “Remaking Carmen for the International Market ,” Belles Lettres, Vol. VI, no. 1 (Sept/Dec 2005) ( Washington University, St. Louis): 33-35. ---. “From Happiness to Truth: Educating Consumers in Zola’s Au Bonheur des dames and Vérité,” New Approaches to Zola, ed. Hannah Thompson ( London, UK: The Emile Zola Society, 2003): 43-56. ---. “Models of Good Practice: Romance Languages at the University of Oregon,” Association of Departments of Foreign Languages Bulletin, Vol.35, no. 1 (Fall 2003), 64-68. ---. “Race, Culture, ‘Truth’: The ‘Jews,’ the Intellectuals, and the Dreyfus Affair,” Excavatio: Emile Zola and Naturalism, vol. XVI (Fall 2002): 1-22. ---. “Baudelaire en Europe,” 19th Century French Studies Web (October 2002) at ---. “Cleansing Jewish Gold: Mallarmé, Barr ès, Lazare,” French Forum, 25 (September 2000): 309-328. ---. "A Newly New Europe Waking After the Holocaust," The New Europe at the Crossroads. Ed. Ursula E. Beitter (New York, Berlin, Vienna: Peter Lang in collaboration with St. John's University, York, England, Die Deutsche Bibliothek, 1999): 79-89. ---. "George Sand's Forgotten Bohemia," Le Siècle de George Sand. Ed. David A. Powell (Amsterdam and Altanta, GA: Rodopi B. V., 1998): 357-366. --. "Penciled in Paris: Le Festival de nos Vacances Parisiennes," Performing Arts Journal, 58 (January 1998): 48-54. ---. "Stéphane Mallarmé‚ and the Pleasures of Virtual Performance," Romance Languages Annual, 9 (1997): 62-67. ---. "Prosper Mérimée is Thinking the Revolution," The French Revolution of 1789 and Its Impact, Eds. Gail Schwab and John R. Jeanneney. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 1995. 135-145. ---. "Mallarmé's Spectacles or, Theater is in the Eye of the Beholder," Dalhousie French Studies, special issue on Mallarmé, 25 (Fall/Winter 1993): 1-11. ---. "Penciling and Erasing Mallarmé's `Ballets'," and "Ballets by Stéphane Mallarmé" (translation) Performing Arts Journal 4 (Fall 1993): 97-105, 106-110. ---. "Stendhal's Theaters," French Forum, 12.3 (Sept 1987): 289-301.2.1 (Fall 1987): 69-86. ---. "Why go to the Theater?" Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Vol II, no.1 (Fall 1987): 69-86. ---. "The Enigma of Woman and the Enigmas She Creates: On Sarah Kofman's L'Enigme de la femme," Discourse, 4 (Winter 1981/2): 32-6. ---. "As Such, Merce Cunningham," Enclitic, 4.1 (Spring 1980): 36-49.