VILA, Anne

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 18th-century French literature ; literature and medicine (18th-20th centuries)
  • Page institutionnelle / Institutional webpage : https://frit.wisc.edu/staff/anne-vila/

Présentation / Presentation

My publications include the monographs Enlightenment and Pathology: Sensibility in the Literature and Medicine of Eighteenth-Century France (1998) and Suffering Scholars: Pathologies of the Intellectual in Enlightenment France (2018), the edited volume A Cultural History of the Senses in the Age of Enlightenment (2014), and the 2018 reedition, co-edited with Ronan Chalmin, of Samuel-Auguste Tissot’s De la santé des gens de lettres (3rd edition, 1775). My new book project is tentatively entitled « Convulsive Enlightenment: Lives and Afterlives of the Convulsionnaires in French Culture and Theory (18th to 21st Centuries). »

À propos du hasard / About chance (publications)

  • See above.