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Reis, L. C. (2017a). Du "chief du monde" à l'''autre cap[itale]": Medieval political and cultural capitals of the Mediterranean Translatio. In C. Launchbury & M. McDonald (Eds.), Urban bridges, global capitals: Trans-Mediterranean francophonies. Proposal accepted and contribution is undergoing the review process.

Reis, L. C. (2017b). Nolwenn Leroy: The globetrotting, multilingual, up-rooted Breton chansonnière. In M. Abecassis & M. Block (Eds.), "Je chante, donc je suis": An anthology of French and Francophone singers, from Abd al Malik to Zazie. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press. 

Reis, L. C. (2017c). La grande Sophie "stands out" in the alternative French music scene. In M. Abecassis & M. Block (Eds.), "Je chante, donc je suis": An anthology of French and Francophone singers, from Abd al Malik to Zazie. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Press. 

Reis, L. C. (2016a). Review of the book Toucher des yeux: nouvelles poétiques de l'ekphrasis by Ginette Michaud et al. French Review, forthcoming. The French Review is the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). J-STOR Archives |

Reis, L. C. (2016b). Speaking scenarios and L2 French composition. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 20(2), 5–13. Selected for Editor's choice. AEQ is an independent, double-blind-peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles that contribute to effective instruction. http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/sum2016.htm | Open Access PDF

Reis, L. C. (2016). Review of "Contez vous qui savez de nombre...": Imaginaire marchand et économie du récit au Moyen Âge, by Carlos F. Clamote Carreto. French Review, 89(3), 212. The French Review is the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). J-STOR Archives |

Reis, L. C. (2015a). Abstract of "The medieval forms and meanings of Francois: The political and cultural vicissitudes of an ethnonym". 2014's Bibliography of the International Arthurian Society (BIAS), LXVI. Published by the International Arthurian Society. (50-word limit; abstract). Forthcoming. http://www.internationalarthuriansociety.com/publications

Reis, L. C. (2015b). Abstract of "The 'other' medieval French Alexander: Arthurian orientalism, cross-cultural contact, and transcultural assimilation in Chrétien de Troyes's Cligés". 2014's Bibliography of the International Arthurian Society (BIAS), LXVI. Published by the International Arthurian Society. (50-word limit; abstract). http://www.internationalarthuriansociety.com/publications

Reis, L. C. (2015e). The other Sartre and Sartrean others [Review of the book Jean-Paul Sartre: la littérature en partage, by Yan Hamel (Ed.)]. French Review, 89(1), 98. The French Review is the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). J-STOR Archives |

Reis, L. C. (2015f). The outside(r)s of literature [Review of the book Les dehors de la littérature: du roman populaire à la science-fiction, by Marc Angenot]. French Review, 88(4), 260–261. The French Review is the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). J-STOR Archives |

Reis, L. C. (2014a). Not unlike the current selfie craze in social media [Review of Photobiography: Photographic Self-Writing in Proust, Guibert, Ernaux, Macé, by A. Kawakami]. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 50(4), 508. DOI: 10.1093/fmls/cqu054. PDF (complimentary author's offprint to be viewed at the journal's site) 

Reis, L. C. (2014b). The cliché, the discourse, and desire of the other in Madame Bovary. The Explicator, 72(1), 57–60. DOI: 10.1080/00144940.2013.875882. The Explicator is published by Taylor & Francis, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. In lieu of an abstract, here's the first page: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00144940.2013.875882#.U6CGdvldXeI

Reis, L. C. (2014c/2013a). An "other" scene, an "other" point of view: France's colonial family romance, Protée's postcolonial fantasy, and Claire Denis' "screen" memories. Studies in European Cinema, 10(2/3), 119–131. DOI: 10.1386/seci.10.2-3.119_1. (13 pages; article). Issue published January 7, 2014 with the cover date of September 2013. SEC (ISSN: 17411548) is published by Taylor and Francis, Inc. Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2013b). The medieval forms and meanings of Francois: The political and cultural vicissitudes of an ethnonym. French Studies Bulletin: A Quarterly Supplement, 34(3), 58–61. DOI:10.1093/frebul/ktt019. (4 pages; note). FSB is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for French Studies, UK. PDF (Complimentary Author's offprint to be view at the journal's site) | Extract

Reis, L. C. (2013c). The "other" medieval French Alexander: Arthurian orientalism, cross-cultural contact, and transcultural assimilation in Chrétien de Troyes's Cligés. Romanische Forschungen: Vierteljahrsschrift für romanische Sprachen und Literaturen/Quarterly for Romance Language and Literature, 125(3), 353–366. DOI: 10.3196/003581213807731975. (14 pages; article). Abstract | Vittorio Klostermann Verlag | J-STOR Preview

Reis, L. C. (2012a). [Review of the book Lovely violence: The critical romances of Chrétien de Troyes, by Jørgen Bruhn]. French Studies: A Quarterly Review, 66(2), 232–232. DOI:10.1093/fs/kns028. (1 page; book review [500-word limit]). PDF (to be viewed at the journal's site) | Extract

Reis, L. C. (2012b). [Review of the book Thinking through Chrétien de Troyes, by Zrinka Stahuljak, Virginie Greene, Sarah Kay, Sharon Kinoshita, & Peggy McCracken]. French Studies: A Quarterly Review, 66(3), 383–383. DOI:10.1093/fs/kns129. (1 page, book review [500-word limit]). PDF | Extract

Reis, L. C. (2012c). Sartre's and Oyono's Black Orpheus: Returning (to the question of) the gaze in Une vie de boy. French Review, 85(4), 696–708. (13 pages; article). The French Review is the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). J-STOR Archives | Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2012d). Paratexts to Frida Kahlo's œuvre: The relationship between the visual and the textual, the self and the other, in the self-portraits and diary entries. Forum for Modern Language Studies: The Journal of Literary, Cultural, and Linguistic Studies from the Middle Ages to the Present, 48(1), 99–111. DOI: 10.1093/fmls/cqr040. (13 pages; article). FMLS is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Court of the University of Saint Andrews, Scotland, UK. | PDF | Abstract | This article has recently made the list of the 10 most downloaded articles in FMLS and the editors made it available for free at the journal site for a specified period.

Reis, L. C. (2011a). Clergie, clerkly studium, and the literary history of Chrétien de Troyes's romances. Modern Language Review, 106(3), 682–696. (15 pages; article). Modern Language Review is the flagship journal of the Modern Humanities Research Association [MHRA], UK. Published online and in print 1 July 2011 | J-STOR preview.

Reis, L. C. (2011b). The paratext to Chrétien de Troyes's Cligés: A reappraisal of the question of authorship and readership in the prologue. French Studies: A Quarterly Review, 65(1), 1–16. DOI:10.1093/fs/knq178. (16 pages; article). French Studies is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Society for French Studies, UK. PDF | Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2011c/2010a). Concesiones malinchistas: Teresa de la Parra’s identification with Doña Marina. Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Mediaeval Language and Literature, 95(4), 579–591. DOI: 10.1007/s11061-010-9220-6. (13 pages; article). Published online 7 August 2010 (Springer Online FirstTM) and in print October 2011 | Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2010b). The invisible, the unclean, the uncanny: The feminine black Other in Lispector's The passion according to G. H. The Explicator, 68(2), 73–76. DOI:10.1080/00144941003723915. (3 pages; note). Extract

Reis, L. C. (2010c/2009a). From aural reception to visual paratext: The reader in the manuscripts of Chrétien de Troyes's romances. Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Mediaeval Language and Literature, 94(3), 377–389. DOI:10.1007/s11061-009-9171-y. (13 pages; article). Published online August 2009 (Springer Online FirstTM) and in print July 2010. Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2009b). Odd couple(t)s: (The) Guiot (copy) and (the) Chrétien (corpus). French Studies Bulletin: A Quarterly Supplement, 30(3), 61–63. DOI:10.1093/frebul/ktp023. (3 pages; note). PDF | Extract

Reis, L. C. (2009c). From conversation to composition: Creating communicative contexts for global competence. 2010 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. (1 page; abstract [163 words]). Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2008). The boy's point of view in Claire Denis's Chocolat (1988). 2009 Kentucky Foreign Language Conference. (1 page; abstract [250 words]). Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2007a). Writing in L2 French: A handbook. For the Faculty, 14(1), 11–12. (2 pages; note; not peer-reviewed)

Reis, L. C. (2007b). Scénarios communicatifs: Performing role plays in French (2nd ed.). Columbus, OH: Bilingual Editions Bilingues/LR. x, 113 p., 11 x 8.5 cm. (123 pages; book).

Reis, L. C. (2006). Scénarios communicatifs: Performing role plays in French. Columbus, OH: Bilingual Editions Bilingues/LR. x, 106 p., 11 x 8.5 cm. (116 pages; book).

Reis, L. C. (2005). G. H., Janair, and the mulata: Race and gender in Lispector's The passion according to G. H. Notes on Contemporary Literature, 35, 7–9. (3 pages; note)

Reis, L. C. (2004). Nursemaids. In E. C. Zegura (Ed.), A Rabelais encyclopedia (p. 171). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. (1 entry with 200-word limit). Limited preview at Google books.

Reis, L. C. (2002). Artifacts of adultery: Flaubert's use of kitsch in Madame Bovary. French Studies Bulletin: A Quarterly Supplement, 23(4), 10–13. DOI: 10.1093/frebul/23.85.10. (3 pages; note). Abstract

Reis, L. C. (2001a). Clarice Lispector. In C. M. Tompkins & D. W. Foster (Eds.), Notable twentieth-century Latin American women: A biographical dictionary (pp. 165–169). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. (5 pages; book section). Limited preview at Google books.

Reis, L. C. (2001b). Entretien avec Frédéric Monneyron: Le mythe littéraire, transformations et déformations. The Forum, 23(2), 8–10. (2 pages; note; not peer-reviewed). FULL PDF URL

Reis, L. C. (1998a). Le prologue au Livre des trois vertus de Christine de Pizan. Romance Notes, 39(1), 47–52. (6 pages; note).

Reis, L. C. (1998b). Mallarmé, je pense à toi. Tropos (spring), 52. (1 page; poetry) http://www.rcs.msu.edu/graduate/tropos/journal/

Reis, L. C. (1997a). [Review of the book Racine et Heidegger, by Alfred Bonzon]. French Review, 70(3), 466–467. (1 page; book review [600-word limit]). JSTOR Preview

Reis, L. C. (1997b). The role of nursemaids in the awakening of Gargantua's sexuality. French Studies Bulletin: A Quarterly Supplement, 18(4), 11–13. DOI: 10.1093/frebul/18.65.11. (3 pages; note). Abstract

Reis, L. C. (1997c). Narrative and exemplum: The case of Juan Valera's Pepita Jiménez. South Atlantic Review, 62(2), 29–38. (10 pages; article). JSTOR Preview

Reis, L. C. (1996a). [Review of the book Renaissance women writers, by A. Larsen & C. Winn (Eds.)]. Romance Quarterly, 43(2), 128. DOI: 10.1080/08831157.1996.10545340. (1 page; book review [600-word limit]). Extract

Reis, L. C. (1996b). The chapters 11, 12, and 13 of Rabelais's Gargantua: The stages of the hero's cognitive and linguistic development. Romance Notes, 36(2), 201–207. (7 pages; note). Journal Archives

Reis, L. C. (1993). To C.S.B. Omnibus (spring–summer), 8.