FLL Faculty Fall 2016

Frédéric H. Fladenmuller

French and Francophone Studies
252-328-6043 (phone)
252-328-6233 (fax)
Bate 3307 (office)

Dept. Foreign Languages & Literatures
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Faculty Advisor, Phi Sigma Iota


Baccalauréat, Pau, France
B.A. Florida International University
M.A. Romance Languages, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D. Romance Languages, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Fladenmuller specializes in the study of the modern novel with numerous contributions on the work of Proust. He is currently expanding his fields to include studies in comparative literature. A new book project deals with the concepts of "neuter" and "chaos" as they apply to modern, and in particular, postmodern narratives. He is also writing a new novel, a pseudo-autobiography with a central character by the name of "Chaos".


FREN 1001-4 Elementary French
FREN 2330 Review of Grammar
FREN 2440-1 Readings in the Culture of France I-II
FREN 3100 French Business Communication
FREN 3225 Advanced Conversation
FREN 3330 Composition and Advanced Grammar
HNRS 2011 French Literature and Cinema
SPAN 1001-4 Elementary Spanish


"For my lit classes: Respect the primacy of the original text. Where is the text? that's what is just in front of you right now. Reading should be a pleasurable activity not too distant from the pure enjoyment of a work of art. Judge a book by its letters and leave the paratext alone!
Did I just say that?"


  • Proust ou l’écriture inversive. Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures, v. 226. Peter Lang.
  • La voix neutre du chaos: étude sur la complexité de textes modernes. Series: Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures, v. 179. Peter Lang Publishing. NY. 2010
  • Télescopie. La science du genre d' À la recherche du temps perdu, in Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc. Vol. 106, 2002.
  • A novel entitled Les Oiseaux de Pékin, Éditions les 5 Continents, Québec, 2001.
  • Caractérisation et les modes de la narration dans le roman moderne. Théorie de caractérologie narratologique. In Reading Plus. Peter Lang Publishers, New York. 1994
  • Articles and book reviews on the modern novel esp. Proust, but also Rousseau, Cervantes, Flaubert and Zola.


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