Mary Ann Frese Witt

Professor Emerita
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8106 * Raleigh, NC 27695-8106


National Endowment for the Humanities
Seminar for School Teachers
Summer 2014
Avignon, France
"La Théâtralité et la réalité dans le théâtre français moderne"

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Curriculum Vitae
PhD. Comparative Literature, Harvard University
Professor of French and Italian
Publications include essays on Pirandello, Genet, Sartre, Camus, drama theory, fascism and theater..

  • Nietzsche and the Rebirth of the Tragic, Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2007.
  • The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France, Cornell University Press, 2001.
  • The Humanities: Cultural Roots and Continuities, Houghton Mifflin, 2001 (6th edition).
  • Pirandello, Her Husband  (translation), Duke University Press, 2000.
  • Existential Prisons (Malraux, Camus, Sartre, Genet), Duke University Press, 1985.

Last updated, Oct. 20, 2013