About Dr Clara Sitbon

Clara Sitbon’s research interests include: Boris Vian and Vernon Sullivan Literary hoaxes, frauds, fakes and forgeries Pseudotranslation, plagiarism, biographical imposture Digital humanities Questions of authorship Crime fiction Post-structuralism Intersection of literature and politics Contemporary France (especially problematics revolving around Corsican identity) French as a Foreign Language

Clara Sitbon’s research is multi focal with interests in Post-Truth, crime fiction, literary criticism, problematics of (pseudo)translation, authorship, digital humanities (and more particularly the linguistic and stylometric fingerprint of pseudonymous authors) and Second Language Acquisition.
Clara welcomes any Honours or PhD supervisions around her research interests.

Selected publications

2019
Sitbon, C. (2019). Boris Vian, faiseur de hoax: Pour une demystification de l'Affaire Vernon Sullivan. Leiden: Brill.
2018
Rolls, A., Hamilton, E., Sitbon, C. (2018). Auteur is French for Author, too: Translating Other Afterthoughts Inspired by King Vidor's Duel in the Sun into French Literature. In Emma Hamilton, Alistair Rolls (Eds.), Unbridling the Western Film Auteur: Contemporary, Transnational and Intertextual Explorations, (pp. 165-182). Oxford: Peter Lang Publishing.
Sitbon, C. (2018). Fluctuations auctoriales au sein du hoax litteraire. Australian Journal of French Studies, 55(1), 28-39.
Rolls, A., Sitbon, C., Vuaille-Barcan, M. (2018). Origins and Legacies of Marcel Duhamel's Serie Noire. Leiden: Brill.
Rolls, A., Sitbon, C., Vuaille-Barcan, M. (2018). Pratiques Scandaleuses : Presences et absences dans les traductions francaises de Jim Thompson. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 22(1), 112-120.
Rolls, A., Sitbon, C., Vuaille-Barcan, M. (2018). Pratiques Scandaleuses: Presences et absences dans les traductions francaises de Jim Thompson. Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, 22(1), 112-120. 
2016
Sitbon, C. (2016). Dave Fenner: Two private eyes for the price of one. In Alistair Rolls, Rachel Franks (Eds.), Crime Uncovered: Private Investigator, (pp. 80-91). Bristol: Intellect.Crossley, L., Sitbon, C. (2016). Deception: Spies, Lies and Forgeries. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press.
Rolls, A., Sitbon, C., Vuaille-Barcan, M. (2016). Disparitions et reapparitions, mort et renaissance: les traductions fantasques de Marcel Duhamel. Belphegor, 14, 1-4. 
Sitbon, C. (2016). Fake Testimonies: How the Literary Hoax Becomes a Tool for Social and Humanitarian Awareness. In Laura Crossley, Clara Sitbon (Eds.), Deception: Spies, Lies and Forgeries, (pp. 51-58). Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press.