MELONIO, Francoise. French, b. 1951. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, France, historical researcher, 1980-92; Universite Paris X-Nanterre, Nanterre, France, professor of French literature, 1992-98; Universite Paris IV, professor of French literature at Sorbonne, 1998-. Gallimard (publisher), scientific director of the edition of the complete works of Alexis de Tocqueville. Publications: Tocqueville and the French, trans. by B. Raps, 1998; (ed. with F. Furet) A. de Tocqueville, The Old Regime and the Revolution, Vol. 1, 1998, Vol. 2, forthcoming; Histoire Culturelle de la France, 1998. Address: Universite Paris IV, 1 rue Victor Cousin, 75230 Paris, Cedex 05, France.