Dr Elsa Baroghel

BA, MA (Paris IV-La Sorbonne), DPhil (Oxford)

Profile

Dr Baroghel is an Early Career Researcher and Stipendiary Lecturer in French language and literature.

Teaching

At St Hilda's Dr Baroghel teaches FHS language papers I, IIB and Listening/Speaking. As Faculty Tutor, she also runs French Sole 'Introduction to Literary Theory' seminars and teaches grammar classes to first-year students from various Oxford colleges.

Research

Dr Baroghel's doctoral research focused on the relevance of the Marquis de Sade to Samuel Beckett's works. Her research interests include: Modern French and English literature (20th century in particular); Samuel Beckett; the intellectual legacies of the Enlightenment; and the themes of violence, transgression, madenss and psychiatric institutions in literature.

Publications

‘my God to have to murmur that’: How It Is and the Issue of Performance,’ in Samuel Beckett and BBC Radio: a Reassessment, Matthew Feldman, Erik Tonning and David Addyman (eds.), ‘New Interpretations of Samuel Beckett in the Twenty-First Century,’ London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 185-209.

‘Samuel Beckett, lecteur de Sade: Comment c’est et Les 120 Journées de Sodome,’ in La violence dans l’œuvre de Samuel Beckett: entre langage et corps, ‘Samuel Beckett’ vol. 4, Llewellyn Brown (ed.), Lettres Modernes Minard/Classiques Garnier, 2017, 227-259.

‘From Narcissistic Isolation to Sadistic Pseudocouples: Tracing the Genesis of Endgame,’ in Samuel Beckett: Debts and Legacies, ‘Samuel Beckett Today/Aujourd’hui’ vol. 22, Erik Tonning, Matthew Feldman, Matthijs Engelberts et al. (eds.), Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010, 123-133.