Effie Rentzou

Behrman Professor in the Humanities Council; Associate Professor of French

Effie Rentzou

(609) 258–7335


329 East Pyne Building



Effie studies literature and its relation to other arts, with particular attention to the historical avant-garde movements and modernism.

Her interests include poetics, the relation between image and text, social analysis of literature, politics and literature, and the internationalization of the avant-garde.

She will begin a three-year term as a Behrman Professor in the Humanities in in the academic year 2017-2018.

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