McGill University (Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures)

Marie-Claude Felton is currently an affiliate member of the Department of History and a research associate in the English Department at McGill University (Montreal, Canada). She recently completed a Banting postdoctoral fellowship at McGill where she started a comparative study of self-publishing in Europe in the early modern period. She also completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard University where she studied the publishing activities of marginal scientists during the Enlightenment. Her book, Maîtres de leurs ouvrages. L’Édition à compte d’auteur à Paris au XVIIIe siècle, was published by Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment, Voltaire Foundation (2014). With Jean-Dominique Mellot, she also co-edited the files of police book inspector Joseph d’Hémery (La police des métiers du livre à Paris, au siècle des Lumières. Historique des libraires et imprimeurs de Paris existans en 1752 de l’inspecteur Joseph d’Hémery. Édition Critique, preface by Robert Darnton, Paris, Éditions de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2017).

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