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Dr Helena Taylor



The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017.


'Bussy-Rabutin's Positioning of Posterity', in Anticipated Afterlives: Envisaging Posterity in Early Modern France, ed. by Jessica Goodman and Joseph Harris, Early Modern French Studies, 2018

Ancients, Moderns, Gender: Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier's Le Parnasse reconnoissant ou le triomphe de Madame Des-Houlières, French Studies: a quarterly review, vol. 70.1, 2017, 15-30

Translating Lives: Ovid and the Seventeenth-Century Modernes, Translation and Literature, vol. 24, no. 2, 2015, 147-171

'Ovid, Galanterie and Politics in Madame de Villedieu's Les Exilés de la cour d'Auguste', Early Modern French Studies, vol. 37, no. 1, 2015, 49-63


Roger de Bussy-Rabutin's Love's Empire: or, the amours of the French court (1682), in London A (eds) The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820, Cambridge University Press, 2018

Internet publications

Préciosité, The Literary Encyclopedia, 2016

Twenty-First Century Heroines: review essay of Clare Pollard's Ovid's Heroines, The Oxonian Review, 2013