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Marc Bensimon

Professor Emeritus

Fields of interest: Renaissance French literature

Marc Bensimon, a native of France, attended the University of Algiers. He holds an M.A. from the University of Colorado (1951) and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (1955). He is now Professor Emeritus at the University of California. Dr. Bensimon has contributed to various periodicals and published a critical edition of Vauquelin de la Fresnaye’s Foresteries (TLF, Droz, 1956) and Ronsard’s Hymnes.


  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
  • M.A., University of Colorado