Prof. Mary Jo Muratore

College of Arts and Science

University of Missouri, USA

Professor of the Humanities



1980 Ph.D., University of California-Davis, USA

1974 M.A., Kent Sate University, USA

1972 B.A., Kent State University, USA

Publications (Selected)

  1. Muratore, M. (2011), Exiles, Outcasts, Strangers: Icons of the Outsider in Post-World War II Narratives, Continuum.
  2. Muratore, M. (2005), Introduction to French Literature: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, University of Missouri, Distance Education Program.
  3. Muratore, M. (2003), Introduction to French Literature: Medieval to Nineteenth Century, University of Missouri, Distance Education Program.
  4. Muratore, M. (2003), Expirer au féminin: Narratives of Female Dissolution in Seventeenth Century French Texts, University Press of the South.
  5. Muratore, M. (1994), Mimesis and Metatextuality in the Neo-Classical Text.  Droz.
  6. Muratore, M. (1990), Cornelian Theater: The Metadramatic Dimension. Summa.
  7. Muratore, M. (1982), The Evolution of the Cornelian Heroine, Studia Humanitatis.
  8. Muratore, M. and Jafari, P. (in press), The Perils of Plausibility, Romance Notes.
  9. Muratore, M. (in press), The Poetics of Indeterminacy: Corneille’s Le Cid, Romance Quarterly.
  10. Muratore, M. (2010), Charting an Altered Course: Corneille’s Misguided Preface, Neohelicon, 37, 193-202.
  11. Muratore, M. (2008), Authorial Irrelevance in Sabato’s El Túnel, Neohelicon, 35.1, 205-219.
  12. Muratore, M. (2008), Sylvio Fiorillo, Dictionary of Literary Biography, (Seventeenth Century Italian Poets and Dramatists), ed. A. Mancini, 339, 152-156.
  13. Muratore, M. (2007), Rhetorical Redemption in Pineau’s L’Exil selon Julia, Journal of Caribbean Studies, spring, 33-49.
  14. Muratore, M. (2006), Emancipating Narratives: The Diasporic Struggle Reframed in Pineau’s L’Exil Selon Julia, Francofonia, autumn, 3-14.
  15. Muratore, M. (2003), Distanced by Default or the Mandates of Marginalization in Camus’ L’Etranger, Revista Letras.
  16. Muratore, M. (2001), Historical Imposters, Fictional Truths: La Princesse de Clèves, Symposium, 245-258.
  17. Muratore, M. (1999), Racine’s Athalie or The Power of Precedent, Dalhousie French Studies, winter, 182-192.
  18. Muratore, M. (1997), Strategies of Containment: Repetition as Ideology in Horace, Romanische Forschungen,109.2, 252-263.
  19. Muratore, M. (1997), The Gender of Truth: Rhetorical Privilege in Tristan’s Mariane, Papers on French Seventeenth Century Literature, 145-53.
  20. Muratore, M. (1996), Framing Violence: Censorship and Race in American Culture, Journal of American Culture, 19.1, 93-95.
  21. Muratore, M. (1995), Theatrical Conversion in Molière’s Dom Juan, Nottingham French Studies, 34.2, 1-9.
  22. Muratore, M. (1994), The Reader Defied: Text as Adversary in Calvino’s Se una notte d’inverno un viaggiatore, Quaderni d’Italianistica, 15.2, 111-119.
  23. Muratore, M. (1994), Deceived by Truth: The Maxim as a Discourse of Deception in La Princesse de Clèves, Zeitschrift für Französische Sprache und Literatur, 29-37.
  24. Muratore, M. (1994), Narrative Unbound: Dyrcona’s Quest for Textual Liberation in L’Autre Monde, Seventeenth Century French Studies, 16, 95-104.
  25. Muratore, M. (1994), Loveless Letters: Narrative Deceits in Guillerague’s Lettres portugaises, Symposium, 47.4, 289-300.
  26. Muratore, M. (1994), The Pleasures of Re-enactment in Andromaque, Dalhousie French Studies, 24, 57-70.
  27. Muratore, M. (1993), Bound by Fiction: Figural Entrapment in Madame Bovary and Dom Casmurro, Mester, 22.1, 41-52.
  28. Muratore, M. (1991), Fiction Triumphant: Illusions of History in La Princesse de Clèves, L’Esprit Créateur, 31.2 5-13.
  29. Muratore, M. (1991) Discourses of Imprisonment in Perrault’s Contes, Papers on French Seventeenth-Century Literature: Actes de Las Vegas, 60, 159-166.
  30. Muratore, M. (1990), Mimesis Annulled: Modes of Fictionalization in Perrault’s Contes, Romance Notes, 31, 2, 111-118.
  31. Muratore, M. (1990), The Autocracy of Rhetoric in Corneille’s Cinna, Kentucky Romance Quarterly, 2.2, 23-28.
  32. Muratore, M. (1989), The Sanctioning Power of Theatricality, Degré Second, 60, 107-116.
  33. Muratore, M. (1988), The Dramatization of Play: Re-reading Rodogune, Cahiers du Dix-Septième, 2.2, 23-38.
  34. Muratore, M. (1988), The Braggart in Literature, Dictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs, ed. Jean Charles Seigneuret, 191-198.
  35. Muratore, M. (1986), Polyeucte the Divine Comedian, Symposium, 60, 107-116.
  36. Muratore, M. (1986), Racinian Stasis, Relectures raciniennes: Nouvelles approches du discours tragique, 113-125.
  37. Muratore, M. (1986), La Bruyère’s Caractères: The Problematics of Closure,” Cincinnati Romance Review, 3, 88-97.
  38. Muratore, M. (1985), Theater as Theater: The Language of Cornelian Illusion, Romanic Review, 76.1, 12-23.
  39. Muratore, M. (1984), Funeste aveuglement: La Quête de l’artifice dans Les Lettres portugaises, Language Quarterly, 23, 1-5.
  40. Muratore, M. (1982), Aphorism as Discursive Weaponry: Corneille’s Language of Ammunition, L’Esprit Créateur, 23, 1-5.
  41. Muratore, M. (1979), Narration and Correlation in La Fontaine’s Psyché, Romance Notes, 20, 256-262.