From the Desk of Betsy Wing: Translating Édouard Glissant

Betsy Wing is the translator of Édouard Glissant’s novel Mahagony (Nebraska, 2021). Her previous translations include Glissant’s The Fourth Century (Bison, 2001), The Overseer’s Cabin (Nebraska, 2011), Poetics of Relation, and Black Salt, among the works of many other writers. “I wrote it once. … Continue reading From the Desk of Betsy Wing: Translating Édouard Glissant

From the Desk of Judy Kem: Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern France

Judy Kem is a professor of French at Wake Forest University. She is editor or author of three books in French studies, including Pathologies of Love: Medicine and the Woman Question in Early Modern France (Nebraska, 2019). Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern … Continue reading From the Desk of Judy Kem: Fatal Lovesickness in Early Modern France

From the Desk of Anne O’Neil-Henry: Serial Stories, Then and Now

The following is by Anne O’Neil-Henry, author of Mastering the Marketplace: Popular Literature in Nineteenth-Century France (December 2017). O’Neil-Henry is an assistant professor of French at Georgetown University. While completing the third chapter of my book, Mastering the Marketplace: Popular Literature in … Continue reading From the Desk of Anne O’Neil-Henry: Serial Stories, Then and Now