Professor Andrew Leak


Professor of French

Research areas: Sartre and Existentialism; experimental writing: Georges Perec and the OuLiPo; the contemporary novel; Barthes; critical theory, especially in relation to psychoanalysis and continental philosophy; literature and politics in Haiti. Publications include:

Sartre (London: Reaktion Books and Chicago University Press, 2006).

Sartre Today (Adrian van den Hoven and Andrew Leak (eds), Berghahn Books, 2005)

The Holocaust and the Text: Speaking the Unspeakable, Edited with an Introduction by Andrew Leak & George Paizis (Basingstoke and London: The Macmillan Press, 1999)

Barthes: Mythologies (London: Grant & Cutler 'Critical Guides to French Texts', 1994)

The Perverted Consciousness: Sexuality and Sartre (Basingstoke and London: Macmillan Press, 1989)


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