Fonds AR193 - Jennifer Waelti-Walters fonds

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Jennifer Waelti-Walters fonds

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    • 1957-1995 (Creation)
      Waelti-Walters, Jennifer

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    4.3 m of textual records and other material

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    Jennifer Waelti-Walters received a PhD from the University of London, and was appointed to the Department of French Language and Literature at UVic in 1968. In 1983, she became a professor in the Women's Studies Programme. Her major fields of scholarly interest include: 20th c French novel, recent French-Canadian novels, French-English comparative studies in the novel, archetypal criticism, and women's writing, especially in Quebec and France. She was involved in five major research projects: Michel Butor, a French literary critic, writer and artist; Jeanne Hyvrard, a modern French writer; J.M LeClezio; French feminist writings of the Belle Epoque in France, 1890-1915; and French lesbian novels from the 18th to 20th centuries.

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    The fonds consists of four primary series: Michel Butor research files, Jeanne Hyvrard research files, French feminist writings research files, and French lesbian novels research files. The Butor series consists of correspondence, research files, works of Waelti-Walters, and reference material such as articles and clippings. The Hyvrard series consists of Hyvrard manuscripts, correspondence, research files, literary criticism and translations of Hyvrard. The feminist writings and the French lesbian novels series consist of drafts, primary sources, secondary sources, research notes, correspondence, and bibliographies. All the series contains some teaching files and reference material.

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        BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-274

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