Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers
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Biographical / Historical Note

Elyane Dezon-Jones received her undergraduate degree at the University of Poitiers, her master's degree at the University of Virginia, and her doctorate degree from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne. She joined Washington University's staff in 1991 as professor of romance languages. She is a scholar of 20th-century novelist Marcel Proust. In addition to writing scholary studies, Dezon-Jones published two fictional novels, Murder Chez Proust and Meurtre a Petite Plaisance .