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Dr. Dwight Page

Professor of Languages and Linguistics
Chair, Foreign Language Department 

Office Phone: 423.775.7264
Box: 7817

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. French Literature, Harvard University, 1980
  • Graduate Work in Spanish, Middlebury College
  • B.A. European Studies, Davidson College, 1975 

Professional Activity

  • Editor, Swiss American Historical Review

Professional Association

  • Swiss American Historical Society

Selected Publications

  • "Robert K. Massie: Nicholas and Alexandra: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty: A Book Review in Honor of the 400th Anniversary of the Accession of the House of Romanov to the Throne of Russia." American International Journal of Contemporary Research. Vol. 3 No. 7 (July 2013)
  • "Film Review: Tim Bevan's 2012 Production of Leo Tolstoi's Anna Karenina." Swiss American Historical Review. Volume 49, Number 1. (February, 2013) 
  • Christa Landert's Edition of: Erinnerungen an den California Trail, John A. Sutter und den Goldrausch 1846-1849. Swiss American Historical Review, Volume 48, Number 1 (February, 2012)
  • "Jakob Otto Wyss, 1846-1927, Postmaster in Klau, California: A Study in European Immigration to America." Picton Press, 2010
  • "The Tercentenary of New Bern," Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 46, No. 2 (June 2010)
  • "Leo Lesquereux's Letters from America." Picton Press, 2007.
  • "Introduction to the Swiss Protestant Reformation." Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 40, No. 3 (November, 2004)
  • "Magnificent Obsession: Switzerland's Role in the Future of the European Union." Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 38, No. 1 (February, 2002)
  • "Resurgens: A Poetical Approach to Zola's Germinal." West Virginia University Philological Papers. Volume 45. 1999.
  • "The Resurrection of the Sophoclean Phoenix: Cocteau's La Machine infernale" Classical and Modern Literature, Volume 19 (Winter, 1999)
  • "The Miraculous Island of Switzerland in the Midst of the Third Reich," Swiss-American Historical Society Review, Vol. 35, No. 1 (February, 1999)
  • "The Christian Mystique of Cocteau's Orphee," French Literature Series, Vol. 35 (1998)
  • "The Golden Age of Roman Helvetia," Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 33, No. 2 (June 1997)
  • "Switzerland and Burgundy in the Late Middle Ages," Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 32, No. 3 (November 1996)
  • Arnold H. Price, "The Germanic Warrior Clubs." (Book Review) Swiss American Historical Society Review, Vol. 32, No. 3 (November 1996)
  • "The Crisis of Switzerland on the Threshold of the European Union," Swiss American Historical Review, Vol. 31, No. 3 (November 1995)
  • "Generation and Degeneration in Zola's L'Assomoir," West Virginia University Philological Papers, Vol. 34 (1988)

Topics of Expertise

  • French and Spanish Language
  • French Literature
  • History of France and Switzerland