Lewis Seifert

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Lewis Carl Seifert (Born February 1, 1962) is a professor of French Literature at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. He is the author of two books; Fairy tales, sexuality, and gender in France, 1690-1715 : nostalgic utopias (Cambridge UP, 1996) and Manning the Margins: Masculinity and Writing in Seventeenth-Century France (University of Michigan Press, 2009), and articles such as "Marvelous in Context: The Place of the Contes de Fées in Late Seventeenth Century France". He holds a DEA from the Université de Paris III (1986) and a PhD from the Department of Romance Languages at the University of Michigan (1989).