Email: frederic.delord[at]


Frédéric Delord teaches in the English Department of Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier and he is a member of the Institute for Research on the Renaissance, the Neo-classical Age and the Enlightenment (IRCL) at Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier. He defended his doctoral thesis (Swelling and Reddening in Shakespeare‘s World and the Culture of the Renaissance) in November 2008.

Publications include:

• “Parodic Interactions with Darker Desires: Priapus in Shakespeare: Luxuriant Gardens and Luxurious Brothels”, Shakespeare’s Erotic Mythology and Ovidian Renaissance Culture, ed. Agnès Lafont, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2013: 93-105. 

• “‘O, the difference of man and man!’ (4.2.26): Références et différences génitales dans King Lear”. In Autour de King Lear, ed. A. Lafont and M.-C. Munoz, with F. Delord. Montpellier, IRCL (2009). Available online here

• “‘Whether I blush or no’ (I.x.70) : La nature des rougissements de Coriolan”. In Coriolan de William Shakespeare, ed. A. Lafont, with F. Delord. Montpellier, IRCL (2007): 35-52. Available online here

Frédéric DELORD