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Marie-Thérèse Blondeau


Marie-Thèrèse Blondeau (Paris, 1948). Professor of Modern Literature, is vice president of the Society of Camusian Studies since 2009, and member of the editorial committee of the Présence d’Albert Camus Review.

Marie-Thérèse Blondeau has participated in the new edition of the works of Albert Camus of La Pléiade, volume II (La Peste – The Plague) and in the drafting of second-cycle school textbooks (Hachette). She is also interested in the decadent literature of the end of the 19th century.

She has taken part in debates both in France and abroad, the latest being «Albert Camus, Cervantes et l’Âge d’Or» (Buenos Aires, August 2016); «Sisyphe et Prométhée sous le soleil de la peste» (lecture at the Alliance Française, Buenos Aires, October 2017); «De l’insignifiance : les êtres mécaniques dans La Peste», (Dokkyo University, Japan, June 2018); debate on Albert Camus at the Sopot Book Festival (Poland, August 2018), «La “duplicité profonde” de Clamence; la confession perverse comme stratégie érotique» (symposium held in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, on manipulation in Camus’ work, November 2018).