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Philixte. Literary, Philological and Textual Studies (PHILIXTE)

Faculty of Letters, Translation and Communication | Research Centers

(Code: ULB720)

The Song of Aspremont

Fonds associés (toutes subventions, y compris la Loterie Nat.).

The project aims to repair a major lacuna in epic studies by offering a study and edition of the French corpus of one of the most important chansons de ...

Critical edition of all the works of Tasso

Autres U.E..

The purpose of this' Edizione nazionale is to provide for the first time a critical edition of all the works of Tasso. My edition of the Gerusalemme co ...

Ecocritical and Comparative Study of Poetry in English (main focus : Canada vs USA)

Financement de base institutionnel.

Born in the USA, the paradigm of ecocriticism has considerably evolved and internationalized over the last twenty years.  Broadly speaking, this school ...

At the Crossroads of Traditional and Postmodern Religiosity: Beat Mysticism Re-assessed

Autres ressources extérieures - Financement de base institutionnel.

Kerouac defined the Beat turn of mind as oscillating between the poles of existential defeat and spiritual beatitude.  Indeed, the Beat writer feels dr ...

Press and literature

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA).

This project aims to study in depth a little-known literary life: the writings of writers and journalists. The writers were in fact bound up with the m ...

A comparative approach of various forms of literary journalism, in English and French (literary journalism, gonzo journalism).

Financement de base institutionnel.

This study aims to theorise the genre and connect it to various forms of reportage, including photojournalism.  The project aims to theorise the so-cal ...

Press and Literature in french-speaking Belgium ( 1920 - 1940 ) : a survey of the art critique debates and a sociological interpretation thereof

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA).

Recent scholarship has shown that the Belgian interwar literary field functioned in a particular way, which was closely linked to the principle of netw ...

Translation and edition of philosophical texts of Lvov-Warsaw School

Autres ressources extérieures.

This project of translation is based on the collaboration of the philosophers Marc Peeters, Sébastien Richard from ULB and Fabien Schan from Dresden T ...

Critical edition of the long version of the Roman de Renart le Contrefait

Financement de base institutionnel.

The Roman de Renart le contrefait, a disregarded text, has been edited only once, by Raynaud, in 1914, but this edition is unsatisfactory in many respe ...

History of the Belgian literature

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - Actions concertées.

It is a question of studying the history of the Belgian literature in French language, by insisting particularly on the sociological aspects and the hi ...

Theater history in French in Belgium

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA) - Autres ressources extérieures.

Describing the staging, places and institutions, texts, main dramaturgical options, economic conditions for the exercise of theatrical activity in Belg ...

History and theory of literature

F.R.S.-FNRS et Fonds associés (hors FRIA).

Research in the sociology of literature, cultural history.  Research Associates: Paul Aron Clement Dessy, Cécile Vanderpelen-Diagre

Pictoriana : Belgian artists writings

Fonds associés (toutes subventions, y compris la Loterie Nat.).

The artists' writing crystallizes historically in the humanism of the Renaissance to constitute what appears today, with modern and contemporary period ...

Edition of commentaries on Dante's Divine Comedy

Autres U.E..

The project aims to produce identification and critical edition of all the exegetical commentaries on the Divine comedy glosses from Jacopo Alighieri ( ...

Tradition and wealth of the work of Ugo Foscolo in Europe

Financement de base institutionnel.

The project aims to study the different forms of reception of Foscolo's work in Europe in the nineteenth century