Professor Guerlac's principle areas of research include 19th- and 20th-century literature, literature and philosophy, myths of literature and theory, literature and nationalism, and contemporary cultural criticism. She is currently writing a book on Henri Bergson. Her publications include Literary Polemics: Bataille, Sartre, Valéry, Breton; "La Transgression et le rêve de la théorie" in De Tel Quel à L'Infini; and "Maurice Barrès et la poétique de l'Identité" in Revue des Sciences Humaines (2000).
Research Expertise and Interest
nationalism, literature, philosophy, 19th- and 20th-century literature, myths of literature and theory, contemporary cultural criticism