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Pierre Schoentjes


Pierre Schoentjes holds a full professor position at Ghent University, where he teaches French literature. As a specialist in irony (Poétique de l’ironie, Seuil, 2001; Silhouettes de l’ironie, Droz, 2007) and (First) World War literature (Fictions de la Grande Guerre, Classiques Garnier, 2009; La Grande Guerre: Un siècle de fictions romanesques, Droz, 2008; « J’ai tué » Violence guerrière et fiction, Droz, 2010), he analyses 20th- and 21st-century literature using a European context. Pierre Schoentjes has a keen interest in contemporary French literature. In close collaboration with an international team, he has launched an electronic publication on this topic: the Revue critique de fixxion française contemporaine. His most recent work is dedicated to ecopoetics. He has recently published Ce qui a lieu: Essai d’écopoétique, Paris, Wildproject, 2015.


Department of Literary Studies / Room 1.53pierre_schoentjes2
Ghent University
Blandijnberg 2
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32 (0)9 264 36 90
Fax: +32 (0)9 264 41 74