Hervé-Thomas Campangne earned a Ph D. in Renaissance French Literature from Rutgers University. Previous to his appointment at College Park, he has taught at Louisiana State University, Bard College, and Rutgers. His teaching areas include French culture, literature and language with a specialization in Renaissance and Baroque culture and literature. His current research deals with theater in early modern France, as well as with the short story, travel narratives, eloquence and rhetoric in early modern Europe. He is the author of critical editions of François de Belleforest's Cinquiesme tome des histoires tragiques (2013) and Montfleury's tragi-comedy Trasibule (2013). He has published the book Mythologie et rhétorique aux XVe et XVIe siècles en France, and has contributed chapters to books that include La Mythologie en question (2009), Ethos, Rhetoric and Philosophy in Montaigne's Essays (2009), Approaches To Teaching Marguerite de Navarre (2005), Ronsard, figure de la variété (2003), Diane à la Renaissance (Champion, 2003). Hervé-Thomas Campangne is also the author of numerous articles on sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and culture that have appeared internationally in the Revue d'Histoire Littéraire de la France, XVIIe siècle, Studi Francesi, Nouvelle Revue du XVIe siècle, Renaissance Quarterly, and the Sixteenth Century Journal.
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