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Angelica R. Goodden, M.A., D.Litt.
University Lecturer (CUF) in French, Fellow of St Hilda's College


Dr Goodden's main research interests are in 18th- and 19th-century French literature (especially Diderot, Rousseau, and a range of women writers) and culture, particularly painting. She is currently working on Rousseau and the problem of writing.


French language and literature, particularly 18th-century and early 19th-century literature, and the relationship between literature and the visual arts.


Madame de Staël: The Dangerous Exile (Oxford: OUP, 2008)

Miss Angel: The Art and World of Angelica Kauffman (London: Pimlico, 2005)

Diderot and the Body (Oxford, Legenda, 2002)

The Backward Look (Oxford, Legenda, 2001)

The Sweetness of Life (London, Deutsch, 1997)

The Complete Lover (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989)

'Actio' and Persuasion (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1986)