Lewis C. Seifert
Lewis C. Seifert is professor of French Studies at Brown University. A specialist of seventeenth–century French literature, he has also worked extensively on folk– and fairy tales. He is the author of Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopias (1996) and Manning the Margins: Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France (2009). He is currently pursuing projects on friendship in early modern France and on folktale traditions in the French–speaking Americas.