Melanie Maillot

Melanie Maillot

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts


Qualified language teacher and Ph.D. candidate in French Studies (comparative literature).
Currently working on Algerian and Egyptian Francophone poetry from the 20th Century in relation to French and German philosophy/literary theories.

I specialise in the complete poetic work of two French-speaking poets of the twentieth century, Andrée Chedid (Franco-Egyptian) and Jeanne Benguigui (Franco-Algerian). 
I use French philosophy (Blanchot, Barthes) and German philosophy (Heidegger) as a basis for studying the development and exploitation of the concept of neutrality in poetry. I am supervised by Associate Professor Natalie Edwards and Dr Peter Poiana. 

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  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2019 Maillot, M. (2019). La plage comme espace de l’écriture intime dans La vie pieds nus d’Alan Pauls. Litera: Journal of Language, Literature and Culture Studies, 29(1), 19-40.
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Awardee of the Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship.

French IB Culture Project : L'Autobiographie (2019)

French IB (2019)

French IA (2019)

French IISB: Language Laboratory (2018)


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