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Peebles, Kelly Digby

Peebles, Kelly Digby

Position
Assistant Professor of French

Contact
Office: 504 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3393
Email: kpeeble@clemson.edu

Education
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Kelly Digby Peebles is a specialist in Renaissance French literature and book history. Her research considers women’s contributions to and roles in book culture and religious life of 16th century France. She recently published a bilingual edition and study of Jeanne Flore’s Tales and Trials of Love (Toronto: CRRS/Iter, 2014), a work that has never before been available in English and raises important questions about literary circles and gender in Renaissance Lyon. Prof. Peebles loves spending time in rare book libraries examining 16th century editions of the books that she studies. She also has strong interests in descriptive bibliography, translation studies, and gender studies. She currently is working on literary representations of Renée de France in the work of several 16th century evangelical writers, particularly the poetry of Clément Marot.

Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Jeanne Flore. Tales and Trials of Love: a bilingual edition and study. Edited and translated by Kelly Digby Peebles. Poetry translated Marta Rijn Finch. (Toronto: CRRS/Iter, 2014). http://crrs.ca/publications/ov33/

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

"Anne de Parthenai," Mary Hays, Female Biography; or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (1803). Chawton House Library Series: Women’s Memoirs, ed. Gina Luria Walker, Memoirs of Women Writers Part II. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. Vol. 10, 47-8, editorial notes, 555-56.

“Renata, Duchess of Ferrara," Mary Hays, Female Biography; or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (1803). Chawton House Library Series: Women’s Memoirs, ed. Gina Luria Walker, Memoirs of Women Writers Part II. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2013. Vol. 10, 81-9, editorial notes, 573-77.