Dr.  Greg  Stone 

Distinguished Professor  - French Studies

Bachelor's Degree(s): Bowdoin College, B.A. summa cum laude with highest honors in English

Master's Degree: University of California, Berkeley, French (Scholar Exchange)

PhD: Yale University, Comparative Literature, Ph.D.

Phone: (225) 578-6627

E-mail: stone@lsu.edu

Office: 416 Hodges Hall


Area of Interest

Medieval and Renaissance literature

Selected Publications


Dante’s Pluralism and the Islamic Philosophy of Religion.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.

The Ethics of Nature in the Middle Ages: On Boccaccio’s Poetaphysics. New York: St. Martin’s Press [Palgrave Macmillan], 1998.

The Death of the Troubadour: The Late Medieval Resistance to the Renaissance. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

2. Book chapters and articles.

“Dante and the Falasifa: Religion as Imagination.” Dante Studies 125 (2007): 133-56.

“The Nameless Wild One: The Ethics of Anonymous Subjectivity—Medieval and Modern.”  Common Knowledge 12, 2 (2006): 219-251.

“Sodomy, Diversity, Cosmopolitanism: Dante and the Limits of the Polis.” Dante Studies 123 (2005): 89-132.

“The Prick of the Rose: Boccaccio’s Bisexual Hermeneutics,” in Boccaccio
and Feminist Criticism, ed. Regina Psaki and Thomas Stillinger.  Annali
d’Italianistica, 2005.

“Ramon Llull.” In The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature: The Literature of Al-Andalus. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

“Ecocriticism’s Middle Ages (On Genesis 1:28b and Humankind’s ‘Dominion over the Earth’).” The Year’s Work in Medievalism 1999 (Studies in Medievalism, 1999): 47-65.

“The Philosophical Beast: On Boccaccio’s Tale of Cimone.” In Animal Acts: Configuring the Human in Western History, ed. Jennifer Ham and
    Matthew Senior, 23-40. New York: Routledge, 1997.

“Ramon Llull vs. Petrus Alfonsi: Postmodern Liberalism and the Six Liberal Arts.” Medieval Encounters 3  (1997): 70-93.

“Chrétien de Troyes and Cultural Materialism.” Arthuriana 6, 2 (1996): 69-87.

“The Age of Others: On Maria Rosa Menocal’s Shards of Love.” Medieval Encounters 2 (1996): 155-63.

“Dante’s Averroistic Hermeneutics (On ‘Meaning’ in the Vita Nuova).” Dante Studies 112 (1994): 133-159.

“The Insistence of the Body in the Old French Fabliau Estormi.” Exemplaria 2   (1990).