Senior lecturer in British Civilisation

Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris 3.

Research expertise

The history of women and the English press during the long eighteenth century (1660-1770); more specifically women's journalism, socialization and the education of women in the UK periodical; cultural exchanges between England and France during the Enlightenment; the impact of Joseph Addison on the French Enlightenment.


Practices Concepts

Essay periodical

The rise of the leisure press after 1690 caused the appearance of new forms of middle-class sociability. The tea-table is a case in point, around which the two sexes gathered, read periodical essays together, which provided subject matter to polite conversation.