Twyla Meding, Ph.D.
Dr. Meding completed a Ph.D. and M.A. in French Language and Literature at the University of Virginia, and a B.A. with Honors in French Language and Literature at Randolph-Macon College.
Dr. Meding specializes in
seventeenth-century literature and culture, and has published more than 25
articles in peer-reviewed journals on early modern European culture. She is
especially interested in relationships between genres (e.g., romance, novella,
theater) and between France and other national literary traditions (i.e., Spain
and Italy), including adaptation of narrative forms into theater. Dr. Meding
has taught a wide range of courses, from those on early modern French
literature and culture (in both French and in English translation), to those on
French language and culture, including commercial French. She serves as
moderator for WVU's Alpha Omicron chapter of Pi Delta Phi National French Honor