Catriona Seth is Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature at Oxford and Professor of 18th-century French literature at the Université de Lorraine, as well as a former visiting professor at Indiana University. She has published extensively on literature and the history of ideas in the 18th century. Her books include Nobody’s Children? Enlightenment Foundlings, Identity and individual Rights (Hola Press, 2012), La Fabrique de l’intime. Mémoires et journaux de femmes du XVIIIe siècle (Laffont, Bouquins, 2013), and most recently Évariste Parny (1753-1814). Créole, révolutionnaire, academician (Hermann, 2014).