“The Eighteenth-Century French Academic Network,” Networks of European Enlightenment, edited by Dan Edelstein and Chloe Summers Edmondson, Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, forthcoming.

“The Empire of Letters: Enlightenment-Era French Salons,” with Chloe Summers Edmondson, Digitizing Enlightenment, edited by Simon Burrow and Glenn Roe, Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, forthcoming.

“Teaching Republican Culture through Caricature: The Scandal of Charlie Hebdo,” (forthcoming in MLA's Teaching Representations of the French Revolution, eds. Julia Douthwaite, Catriona Seth, and Antoinette Sol).

The French Enlightenment Network,” with Maria Teodora Comsa, Dan Edelstein, Chloe Summers Edmondson, and Claude Willan, The Journal of Modern History, 88:3 (2016), pp. 495-534.

The Milieu of the Prisoner-of-War Camp in La Grande Illusion,” Romance Notes, Vol 55: 3 (2015), pp. 371-384.

Before the “Inward Turn”: Tracing Represented Thought in the French Novel (1800-1929),” Poetics Today, Volume 35, Number 1-2 (2014), pp. 117-171.

"Reviving the Art of Sociability: Madame de Genlis's Post-Revolutionary Salon at the Arsenal," Special Issue of RELIEF, Madame de Genlis et la pensée des Lumières, edited by Alicia C. Montoya, 7:1 (2013), pp. 106-122.

Comment se vendre: L’escroquerie et le marketing dans La vie publique et privée de Mossieu Réac de Nadar,” Special Issue of Médias 19, Presse, prostitution, bas-fonds (1830-1930), edited by Guillaume Pinson, Summer, 2013.

Spontaneity and Moral Certainty in Benjamin Constant’s Adolphe,” in Nineteenth-Century French Studies, 40: 3-4 (2012), pp. 222-238.


Salons: A Digital History (in progress).

The Afterlife of the French Aristocracy, 1789-1914 (in progress).


“’Worlding’ Balzac: The Global Geography of the Human Comedy” (in progress).

“Balzac's Character System: The Novel as Network” (in progress).


Morrissey, Robert. The Economy of Glory: From Ancien Régime France to the Fall of Napoléon.

Lécuyer, Sylvie. La Généalogie fantastique de Gérard de Nerval.

Sacha Guitry. La Poison. (DVD Review).

Reviews for the LSE Review of Books.

Melanie R. Conroy | | Assistant Professor of French