Genius Envy: Women Shaping French Poetic History, 1801-1900. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2016.

Poets as Readers in Nineteenth-Century France: Critical Reflections.Edited by Joseph Acquisto Adrianna M. Paliyenko and Catherine Witt. London: Institute of Modern Languages Research, 2015. Won the 2013 igrsbooks competition.
imlr (formerly igrs) books vol. 10
Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London

Marie Krysinska (1857-1908) : Innovations poétiques et combats littéraires. Sous la direction d’Adrianna Paliyenko, Gretchen Schultz, Seth Whidden, préface de Michel Murat. Saint-Etienne / Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Saint-Etienne / Presses Universitaires de Lyon, coll. «Des deux sexes et autres - Etudes et essais», 2010.

Mme. A. Cashin, Amour et liberté: l'abolition de l'esclavage. Présentation d'Adrianna M. Paliyenko. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2009. (Autrement Mêmes series, ed. Roger Little, L'Harmattan)

Mme Anaïs Ségalas. Récits des Antilles: Le Bois de la Soufrière, suivis d'un choix de poèmes. Présentation d'Adrianna M. Paliyenko. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2004.

Mis-reading the Creative Impulse: The Poetic Subject in Rimbaud and Claudel, Restaged. Southern Illinois University Press, 1997.


The Cultural Currency of Nineteenth-Century French Poetry. Eds. Joseph Acquisto and Adrianna M. Paliyenko, special double issue, Romance Studies 26, no. 3 (July 2008) & 26, no. 4 (November 2008).

Engendering Race: Romantic-Era Women and French Colonial Memory.
Ed. Adrianna M. Paliyenko, L'Esprit Créateur 47, no. 4 (Winter 2007).


“Illumining the Critical Reader in the Poet: Malvina Blanchecotte and Louise Ackermann" in Poets as Readers in Nineteenth-Century France: Critical Reflections, edited by Joseph Acquisto, Adrianna M. Paliyenko, and Catherine Witt, 185-206. London: Institute of Modern Languages Research, 2015.

"Marie Krysinska, théoricienne de l'évolution poétique : Le darwinisme, l'esthétique, et le propre du Génie," in Marie Krysinska (1857-1908): Innovations poétiques et combats littéraires, sous la direction d'Adrianna Paliyenko, Gretchen Schultz, Seth Whidden, préface de Michel Murat, 49-63. Saint-Etienne / Lyon, Presses Universitaires de Saint-Etienne / Presses Universitaires de Lyon, coll. «Des deux sexes et autres - Etudes et essais», 2010.

"The Literary Frames of Ourika, Then and Now," in Approaches to Teaching Ourika, edited by Mary Ellen Birkett and Christopher Rivers, 97-102. New York: MLA, 2009.

"Collaboration Matters: Sparking a Connection between French Literary and Cultural Studies," in Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies, edited by Charles J. Stivale, 74-83. New York: MLA, 2004.

"Nineteenth-Century French Women Poets: An Exceptional Legacy," co-authored with Aimée Boutin, Florida State University. French and Francophone Women, 16th-21st Centuries: Essays on Literature, Culture, and Society with Bibliographical and Media Resources, eds. Catherine Montfort and Marie-Christine Koop, special issue, Women in French Studies (October 2002): 77-109.

"Apollinaire and Dada : Influence Matters," in PARIS DADA: The Barbarians Storm the Gates, edited by Elmer Peterson, 67-94. Volume VI. Crisis in the Arts: The History of Dada, edited by Stephen C. Foster and Elmer Peterson. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Group, Inc., 2001.

"In the Shadow of Eve: Marie Krysinska and the Force of Poetic Desire," in Women Seeking Expression: France 1789-1914, edited by Rosemary Lloyd and Brian Nelson, 159-179. Monash Romance Studies 6. Melbourne: Monash Romance Studies, 2000.

"Postmodern Turns Against the Cartesian Subject: Descartes' "I," Lacan's Other" in Feminist Interpretations of Descartes, edited by Susan Bordo, 141-166. University Park: Pennsylvania State U P, 1999.

"Margins of Madness and Creativity: Nineteenth-Century French Psychiatric and Literary Discourses on the Dream" in Dreams in French Literature: The Persistent Voice. edited by. Tom Conner, 173-198. Amsterdam-Atlanta, Georgia: Editions Rodopi, 1995.


"Sur les lectures américaines de 'Sarah' (1820) au XXIe siècle. Entretien avec Adrianna Paliyenko." Éd.Christine Planté. J'écris pourtant, no 3 (March 2019): 49-58.

"French Studies: The Post-Romantic Era." The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 79 (2019) [survey year 2017], pp. 139-152.

"French Studies: The Post-Romantic Era." The Year's Work in Modern Language Studies, 78.1 (2018) [survey year 2016], pp. 90-103.

"Between Poetic Cultures: Ancient Sources of the Asian 'Orient' in Marceline Desbordes-Valmore and Louise Ackermann." In "Cultural Exchange and Creative Identity: France/Asia in the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries," edited by Aimée Boutin and Elizabeth Emery, special issue, L'Esprit Créateur 56, no. 3 (2016): 14-27.

"On the Physiology of Genius: Pro/creativity in Nineteenth-Century France." In "Penser le génie à travers ses usages - The Uses of Genius," edited by. Ann Jefferson and Jean-Alexandre Perras, special issue, L'Esprit Créateur 55, no. 2 (Summer 2015): 89-101.

“Louise Ackermann,” “Malvina Blanchecotte,” “Anaïs Ségalas,” “Louisa Siefert,” and “Mélanie Waldor.” Le Dictionnaire universel des créatrices. Eds. Béatrice Didier, Mireille Calle-Gruber and Antoinette Fouque. Paris: Editions des femmes, 2014.

"Illuminating the Poetic Turn to Science: Louise Ackermann and the Aesthetic Stuff of Cultural Studies" in "The Cultural Currency of Nineteenth-Century French Poetry," eds. Joseph Acquisto and Adrianna M. Paliyenko, special issue, Romance Studies 26, no. 4 (November 2008): 308-322.

“Returns of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore’s Repressed Colonial Memory: 'Sarah' and Critical Belatedness.” L'Esprit Créateur 47, no. 4 (Winter 2007): 68-80.

"Anaïs Ségalas." Great Lives from History: The Nineteenth Century, 1801-1900, edited by John Powell, 2062-2063. Pasedena, CA: Salem Press, 2006.

"1830: Delacroix Paints Liberty Leading the People." Great Events from History: The Nineteenth Century, 1801-1900, edted by John Powell, 476-479. Pasedena, CA: Salem Press, 2006.

"Women, Poetry, and the Nature of Genius: Exceptional Creativity." EXCAVATIO 16, nos 1 & 2 (2002): 244-257.

Entries on "Caroline Commanville" (68), "Suzanne Lagier" (191), "Madame Lapierre" (192-93), "Mlle Leroyer de Chantepie" (198), and "Louise Pradier" (259-60). A Gustave Flaubert Encyclopedia. Edited by Laurence M. Porter. Westport, Connecticut : Greenwood P, 2001.

"(Re)placing Women in French Poetic History: The Romantic Legacy." Symposium 53, no. 4 (Winter 2000): 261-282.

"Is a Woman Poet Born or Made?: Discourse of Maternity in Louise Ackermann and Louisa Siefert." L’Esprit Créateur 39, no. 2 (Summer 1999): 52-63.

Entries on "Louise Ackermann," "Louisa Siefert." and "Marie Krysinska." The Feminist Companion to French Literature, ed. Eva Martin Sartori, Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood P, 1999.

"Re-reading la femme poète: Rimbaud and Louisa Siefert." Nineteenth-Century French Studies 26, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall/Winter 1997- 1998): 146-160.

"Dream-work in Rimbaud's Illuminations: The Scene of the Other in Bottom." Romanic Review 86, no. 4 (Nov 1995): 697-706.

"Rereading Breton's Debt to Apollinaire: Surrealism and Aesthetics of Creative Imaging." Romance Quarterly 42, no. 1 (Winter 1995): 18-27.

"The Dialogic 'je' in Rimbaud's Illuminations: The Subject of Self and Other." French Forum 19 (Sept 1994): 261-277.

"Discourse of the Self and Rimbaud's Lettres du voyant: Alterity as a Creative Dialectic." Nineteenth-Century French Studies 22, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall/Winter 1993-94): 434-448.

"Rimbaud and Claudel: Literary Paternity and the Anxiety of Influence." Claudel Studies 18, no. 1 (March 1991): 37-4.


Henriette de Coligny, comtesse de La Suze. Élégies, chansons et autres poésies. Éd. Mariette Cuénin-Lieber. Paris: Classiques Garnier, coll. Masculin-féminin dans l’Europe moderne, 2017. 404 pp. + 4 illus. Seventeenth-Century French Studies, spring 2018.

Jefferson, Ann. Genius in France: An Idea and its Uses. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 273. Nineteenth-Century French Studies, 44, Nos. 3 & 4 (Spring–Summer 2016).  

Aimée Israel-Pelletier, Rimbaud’s Impressionist Poetics: Vision and Visuality, Cardiff: U of Wales P, 2012, Pp. 201. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 43, nos. 1 & 2 (fall–winter 2014–2015).

Halliday, Tony. The Temperamental Nude: Class, Medicine and Representation in Eighteenth-Century France. Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2010. The French Review 86, no. 2 (2012): 53-54. {invited}

Ferguson, Eliza Earle. Gender and Justice. Violence, Intimacy, and Community in Fin-de-Siècle Paris. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins UP, 2010. The French Review 84, no. 5 (April 2011): 1053-1054. {invited}

Rémusat, Charles de. The Saint-Domingue Plantation; or, The Insurrection: A Drama in Five Acts. 1825. Translated by Norman R. Shapiro. Introduction and notes by Doris Kadish. Baton Rouge: Louisiana UP, 2008. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 38, nos. 3 & 4 (Spring-Summer 2010): 162-164.

French Women Poets of Nine Centuries: The Distaff & the Pen. Selected and trans. Norman Shapiro. Intro. Roberta L. Krueger, Catherine Lafarge & Catherine Perry. Foreword. Rosanna Warren. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008. Women in French Studies 17 (2009): 205-206.

Whidden, Seth. Leaving Parnassus: The Lyric Subject in Verlaine and Rimbaud. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 36, nos. 3 & 4 (Spring-Summer 2008): 341-342.

Holmes, Diana and Carrie Tarr, eds. A 'Belle Epoque'? Women in French Society and Culture 1890-1914. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2006 and 2007 for paperback ed. The French Review 81, no. 4 (March 2008): 804-805.

Porter, Laurence M. Women’s Vision in Western Literature: The Empathic Community. Westport, Connecticut: Praeger Publishers, 2005. French Forum 31, no. 2 (2006): 134-137.

Pedersen, Jean Elisabeth. Legislating the French Family: Feminism, Theater, and Republican Politics, 1870-1920. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2003. Pp. 320. The French Review (February 2005): 599-600. {invited}

Krysinska, Marie. Rythmes pittoresques. 1890. Ed. Seth Whidden. Exeter: Exeter UP, 2003. Pp. 177. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 33, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall-Winter 2004-05): 211-213.

Moscovici, Claudia. Gender and Citizenship. The Dialectics of Subject-Citizenship in Nineteenth-Century French Literature and Culture. Oxford: Roman & Littlefield, 2000. ISBN 0-8476-9695-2. Pp. 131. The French Review 77, no. 5 (April 2004): 1044-1045.

Johnson. Sharon P. Boundaries of Acceptability: Flaubert, Maupassant, Cézanne, and Cassatt. New York: Peter Lang, 2000. ISBN 0-8204-3851-0 Pp. 249. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 32, nos. 3 & 4 (Spring-Summer 2004): 380-382.

Florence R.J. Goulesque. Une femme poète symboliste: Marie Krysinska, la Calliope du Chat Noir. Paris: Honoré Champion, 2001. Pp. 221. ISBN: 2-7453-0377-5. Women in French Studies 11 (2003): 119-120.

Boutin, Aimée. Maternal Echoes: The Poetry of Marceline Desbordes-Valmore and Alphonse de Lamartine. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2001. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 31, nos. 3 & 4 (Spring-Summer 2003): 368-371.

Schultz, Gretchen. The Gendered Lyric: Subjectivity and Difference in Nineteenth-Century French Poetry. West Lafayette, Indiana: Purdue UP, 1999. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 29, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall-Winter 2000-01): 186-188.

Pearson, Roger. Unfolding Mallarmé: The Development of a Poetic Art. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1997. Pp. xi + 316. French Forum 25, no. 1 (January 2000): 121-123. {invited}

Planté, Christine, ed. Femmes poètes du XIXe siècle: une anthologie. Lyon: Presses universitaires, 1998. Pp. xxxii + 240. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 27, nos. 3 & 4 (Spring-Summer 1999): 419-421.

Bohn, Willard. Apollinaire and the International Avant-Garde. Albany: University of New York Press, 1997. xi +369 pp. Yearbook of Comparative Literature 47 (1999): 241-247.

Macklin, Gerald. A Study of Theatrical Vision in Arthur Rimbaud's Illuminations. The Edwin Mellen Press, 1993. Pp. 269. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 24, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall/Winter 1995-96): 243-244. {invited}

Bohn, Willard. Apollinaire, Visual Poetry, and Art Criticism. Bucknell UP, 1993. Pp. 269. Romance Quarterly 42, no. 4 (Fall 1995): 242-243. {invited}

Cohn, Robert Greer. Vues sur Mallarmé. A.-G. Nizet, 1991. Pp. 324. Romanic Review 85, no. 3 (May 1994): 492-93. {invited}

Pickering, Robert. Lautréamont: Image, Theme, and Self-Identity. U of Glasgow French and German Publications, 1990. Pp. 84. Nineteenth-Century French Studies 22, nos. 1 & 2 (Fall/Winter 1993-1994): 257-59.

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