Katie Chenoweth

Associate Professor of French and Italian

Phone

(609) 258–7064

Office

327 East Pyne

Email

kac3@princeton.edu

Katie Chenoweth works at the intersection of literature, philosophy, and media history, with specializations in the French Renaissance and contemporary continental thought. Her first book, The Prosthetic Tongue: Printing Technology and the Rise of the French Language explores how print culture transformed the French “mother tongue” by making it mechanically reproducible. Her current projects include: a book on the uses and abuses of quotation by philosophers like Montaigne, Nietzsche, and Benjamin; a study of Jacques Derrida’s personal library and reading practices; and several digital humanities projects.

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