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Amy is a senior lecturer in French within the Sheffield Business School. Her main area of expertise is French popular culture. She is the author of the monograph Rewriting Les Mystères de Paris: The Mystères Urbains and the Palimpsest (2016), as well as a number of articles and a book chapter on French urban mysteries and French crime fiction, and is also co-editor, with Angela Kimyongür, of Rewriting Wrongs: French Crime Fiction and the Palimpsest (2014). Her current research is on work and culture, with a particular focus on French fictional representations of work, and the socio-cultural contexts in which such texts are produced, marketed and consumed.


  • French Cultural Studies
  • French Popular Culture
  • French crime/mystery fiction
  • French work and culture

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Dr Amy Wigelsworth

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