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Le Sans-visage (Faceless): A Journal on the Works of Pascal Quignard

An international journal is born, springing from the conviction that all has not been written on the works of Pascal Quignard, that encompass literary, theatrical, operatic, graphic, and cinematographic works and continue to expand and take new directions.

Les âges, Frédérique Nalbandian, 2014.
Les âges, Frédérique Nalbandian, 2014.
plâtre, savon
15 x 15,5 x 18 cm 
Used by permission
©Frédérique Nalbandian / ADAGP - ©photo François Fernandez / ADAGP

Freedom begins with the absence of a face.

Pascal Quignard

Le sans-visage publishes articles on all aspects of Pascal Quignard’s works. It welcomes new perspectives, essays by international junior researchers, and interdisciplinary approaches.

The journal accepts article submissions in French or English.

Send the full article, between 5000 and 7000 words, bibliography and notes included, pages numbered, with a one-paragraph abstract, formatted according to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers in Word format as an email attachment to Submissions are evaluated anonymously by several readers. The deadline for issue number two (spring 2020) is Oct. 1, 2019.

Send copies of books for review to:
Jean-Louis Pautrot, Ph.D.
Languages, Literatures and Cultures
Saint Louis University
1521 Morrissey Hall
3700 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108, USA

French Version (PDF)

Comité éditorial/Editorial Board
  • Maria Cristina Álvares - Université du Minho (Portugal)
  • Agnès Cousin de Ravel - Université Paris VII – Diderot (France)
  • Gilles Declerq - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III (France)
  • Stefano Genetti - Université de Vérone (Italy)
  • Céline Hervet - Université de Picardie – Jules Verne (France) – (Philosophy)
  • Chantal Lapeyre-Desmaison - Université d’Artois (France)
  • Jean-Louis Pautrot - Saint Louis University (USA) - (Editor-in-chief)
Comité de lecture/Reading Committee
  • Saïda Arfaoui - Université de Gafsa (Tunisia)
  • Laurent Barré – Centre National de la Danse (France)
  • Bruno Blanckeman - Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III (France)
  • Stéphanie Boulard - Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)
  • Pierre Fargeton – Musicologie – Université de St.-Étienne (France)
  • Amos Fergombé – Arts du spectacle - Université d’Artois (France)
  • Verónica Galindez - Université de Saó Paulo (Brazil)
  • Bénédicte Gorrillot – Université Polytechnique des Hauts de-France (France)
  • Gisèle Grammare – Arts plastiques – Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne (France)
  • Franck Jedrzejewski – Université Paris-Sud (France)
  • Jean-Luc Martinet – Centre de recherche Alithila, Université de Lille (France)
  • Guilherme Massara – Psychanalyse et psychologie – Université de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
  • Midori Ogawa - Université de Tsukuba (Japan)
  • Dominique Rabaté - Université Paris VII – Diderot (France)
  • Christine Rodriguez – Université de Toulouse – Jean Jaurès (France)
  • Stella Spriet - Université de Sasksatchewan (Canada)
  • Bruno Thibault - University of Delaware (USA)
  • Suzanne Tremblay – pychanalyste – Montréal (Canada)
  • Gaspard Turin - Université de Lausanne (Switzerland)
  • Françoise Wilder – psychanalyste (France)
  • Yue Zhuo, University of Pennsylvania, (USA)