Carol Mastrangelo Bové
Carol Mastrangelo Bové is Senior Lecturer in English at Pitt and Professor Emerita from Westminster College, PA, and has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature. Her book, Language and Politics in Julia Kristeva: Literature, Art, Therapy, was published by SUNY Press in 2006. She has published several articles on major figures in world literature and film, for example, Simone De Beauvoir, Jean Renoir, and François Truffaut in such periodicals as The Journal of Modern Literature. Her publications also include book-length translations and critical editions of psychoanalytic and feminist literary criticism and theory including that of Claude Richard on American classics and Hélène Cixous on James Joyce. She has near-native fluency in French and a good working knowledge of Italian. She teaches courses in world literature, psychoanalysis, and translation studies.
Research and Publications
"Kristeva's Thérèse: Mysticism and Modernism,” in Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy, Vol. 21, No. 1 (2013), 105-115.
“Revolution Has Italian Roots: Kristeva’s Fiction and Theory,” in Kristeva’s Fiction. Ed. Benigno Trigo. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2013, 45-55.
Language and Politics in Julia Kristeva: Literature, Art, Therapy, New York: SUNY Press, 2006 (recommended in a review by J.B. Jones for Choice, June 1, 2006).
Work in Progress:
A new book on Julia Kristeva’s work and its impact on literature in the US for Palgrave Press.
A translation of Colette’s La Maison de Claudine for SUNY Press.
Service and Other Duties
Chairs the Undergraduate Paper Prize Committee for the Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program