Joanna Stalnaker

“Diderot, Starobinski et la perte de soi.” Forthcoming.

“Emotions, Mortality, and Vitality: Two Salonnières-Philosophes Facing Death.” A Cultural History of Death: In the Age of Enlightenment. Volume 4. Ed. Jeffrey Freedman. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2024. 67-88.

Description.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of Literary Theory, ed. John Frow. Oxford, Eng.: Oxford University Press, print volume 2022. 

“Les bouquets de Jean Starobinski.” Critique 853-854 (June-July 2018): 567-82.

“Deffand ou la retraite impossible.” Mélanges offerts à Alain Viala. Edited by Marie-Madeleine Fragonard, Dominic Glynn, Sylvaine Guyot and Marine Roussillon. Arras, Fr.: Artois Presses Université, 2018. 303-315.

“Rousseau and Diderot.” Thinking with Rousseau: From Machiavelli to Schmitt. Edited by Helena Rosenblatt and Paul Schweigert. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 175-91.

“Rousseau’s First Person,” A History of Modern French Literature, ed. Christopher Prendergast (Princeton University Press, 2017): 393-413.

“Jonathan Israel in Dialogue,” Journal of the History of Ideas 77.4 (October 2016): 637-48.

“Description and the Nonhuman View of Nature,” Representations, special issue Description Across Disiplines, ed. Sharon Marcus, Heather Love and Stephen Best, 135 (Summer 2016): 72-88.

“Diderot’s Brain,” Mind, Body, Motion, Matter: Eighteenth-Century British and French Literary Perspectives, ed. Mary Helen McMurran and Alison Conway (University of Toronto Press, 2016): 230-53.

“Les maîtres du goût au siècle des Lumières,” Critique 821 (October 2015): 740-50. 

Authorship in Eighteenth-Century France, special issue of the Romanic Review, co-edited with Nicholas Cronk 103 (May-November 2012).

“Mademoiselle de Lespinasse’s Hand,” Romanic Review 103 (May-November 2012): 275-83. 

“Buffon on Death and Fossils.” Representations 115 (Summer 2011): 20-41.

The Unfinished Enlightenment: Description in the Age of the Encyclopedia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010. Winner of 2010 Kenshur Prize.