BA (Sydney), DEA (Paris), Doctorat (Paris)
Fellow (Official Student) and Tutor in French
Dr Yee completed a BA at the University of Sydney in English and French Literature. She continued her studies in Paris with a French Government Scholarship to complete a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies in French literature at the University of Paris VII, followed by a Doctorat on French colonial literature. She taught English language and literature briefly at the Université de Toulouse-le-Mirail, and was then a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in French at the University of Newcastle. She has been a tutor at Christ Church since January 2005.
French language and literature
Nineteenth-century colonial and 'exotic' writing, and the representation of gender and racial difference in the nineteenth century, as well as twentieth-century francophone writing.
Clichés de la femme exotique: un regard sur la littérature coloniale française entre 1871 et 1914 (L'Harmattan, 2000)
France and ‘Indochina’: Cultural Representations (Lexington Books, 2005) Edited with Kathryn Robson.
Articles in L’Esprit créateur, French Cultural Studies, French Studies, Literature and Medicine, Modern and Contemporary France, Revue de Littérature Comparée, Textual Practice, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, etc.
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