MCDONALD, Christie. American, b. 1942. Genres: Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, professor of French, 1969-83; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, professor of French, 1984-86; University of Montreal, professor of French, 1986-93; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Dept of Romance Languages and Literatures, professor, 1994-, dept chair, 2000-. Publications: The Extravagant Shepherd, 1973; The Dialogue of Writing, 1984; Dispositions, 1986; The Proustian Fabric, 1991. EDITOR: The Ear of the Other, 1986; (with G. Wihl) Transformations in Personhood and Culture after Theory, 1994.