Email: nathalie.vienne-guerrin[at]


Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin is Professor of Early Modern English Literature at the University of Montpellier III-Paul Valéry (France) and head of the “Institut de Recherche sur la Renaissance, l’âge Classique et les Lumières” (UMR 5186, research centre of the French National Centre for Scientific Research, CNRS, IRCL). She has published The Unruly Tongue in Early Modern England, Three Treatises (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2012) and a number of articles on insults, the evil tongue and the war of tongues in Shakespeare’s plays. She has edited Shakespeare’s Insults: A Pragmatic dictionary (Bloomsbury, 2015). She is co-editor, with Sarah Hatchuel, of the Shakespeare on Screen series (Cambridge University Press). She co-edited (with Claire Gheeraert-Graffeuille) Autour du Songe d’une Nuit d’été (2003) and (with Florence Cabaret) Mauvaises Langues! (PURH, 2013). She is co-general editor, with Patricia Dorval, of Shakespeare on Screen in Francophonia, a  collaborative web-based research project on Shakespeare adaptations and allusions in French cinema. She is co-general editor, with Florence March, Jean-Christophe Mayer and Peter J. Smith, of Cahiers Élisabéthains. She is co-general editor, with Bénédicte Louvat-Molozay, of the online journal Arrêt sur scène/Scene Focus.

Contribution to A Textual Companion — Early Modern Mythological Texts

Annotated edition of Thomas Heywood, Troia Britanica (1609), Canto IV.  2014.  A Textual Companion to A Dictionary of Shakespeare's Classical Mythology (2009-), ed. Yves Peyré.

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