New titles from Legenda RMFS and discounts for members

The Society for French Studies is pleased to announce the recent publication of six 2020 titles:

Margaret Atack, Theatres of Crime in the Writings of Jean Vilar

Rosalind Silvester, Ying Chen’s Fiction: An Aesthetics of Non-Belonging

Ruth Hemus, The Poetry of Céline Arnauld: From Dada to Ultra-Modern

Peter Haidu (edited by Matilda Tomaryn Bruckner), The ‘Philomena’ of Chrétien the Jew: The Aesthetics of Evil

Ian Maclachlan, Louis-René des Forêts and Inner Autobiography

Steven Wilson, The Language of Disease: Writing Syphilis in Nineteenth-Century France

If you are a member of the Society for French Studies, you are entitled to a 33% discount, with free postage to UK and EU addresses. To order a discounted copy, you should email the Managing Editor of Legenda,, declaring your membership of the Society. Dr Nelson will send you an electronic invoice which can be paid by bank transfer or cheque.

This discount for SFS members is available on all RMFS hardback monographs published since 2016:

JSTOR e-book editions of all post-2016 RMFS books are now available. As well as the hardback monographs, colleagues may wish to recommend these to their University libraries.

To date, ten RMFS monographs have been re-issued in the Legenda student-priced paperback range, currently for sale at £9.99 through Amazon UK, Amazon US, and Book Depository:

Finally, Diana Knight, the RMFS general editor, is always glad to receive proposals for research monographs relating to any area or period of French studies, and from colleagues at all career stages. See the RMFS webpage for an overview of the series and for information on submitting a proposal: