Professor Adele King


Professor King, Adele

Professor Adele KingProfessor Adele King, now living in Paris, has taught French in Nigeria and the United States.  Her last position was at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

She has written books on Camus, Proust, Paul Nizan and Camara Laye, and French Women Novelists: defining a female style, a study of five French women novelists.  She has edited a volume of French African stories and a collection of essays on Camus’s L’Etranger, was editor of Women in French Studies and co-editor of two series – Women Writers and Modern Dramatists. She also translated a cookbook, Spiced: recipes from Le Pre Verre.  

Her present interests are in contemporary French writing and especially Black French writing.  Her most recent book is Albert Camus: A Biography.