Professor and Writer
Anne Duprat is Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Picardie Jules Verne, essayist and translator. She is director of the CERCLL (EA4283) and Senior Member of the IUF. Specialist in fiction theory and European literature of the 16th and 17th centuries, she is notably the author of Vraisemblances. Poétiques de la fiction en France et en Italie (Champion, 2009), Fiction et cultures (dir., with F. Lavocat, Paris, 2010), Histoires et savoirs. Anecdotes scientifiques aux XVIe et XVIIe siècles (dir., with F. Aït-Touati, Peter Lang, 2012) and Romanesques noirs 1750-1850 (dir., with L. Ruiz and M. Hersant, Garnier, 2019). She is currently leading the ALEA project ("Figurations/Configurations artificielles du hasard"), funded by the French National Research Agency (ANR-19-CE27-0006).