Catharine Savage Brosman

Catharine Savage Brosman is an American poet, essayist, and scholar of French literature. She is professor emerita at Tulane University, where she held the Gore Chair in French.

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  • An Unlikely Beauty
    August 2021

    An Unlikely Beauty

    A British schoolteacher becomes obsessed with a mythical beetle in the aftermath of World War II, in a novel of manners that successfully mises satire, farce, adventure, and mystery.

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  • Books in Brief: <em>The One Certain Thing</em>
    July 19, 2021

    Books in Brief: The One Certain Thing

    Peter Cooley's latest collection of poetry is a moving testimony to a husband's love for his wife and grief at her death.

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  • What We Are Reading: Scaramouche
    June 23, 2021

    What We Are Reading: Scaramouche

    The author of Scaramouche provides a refreshing service by not performing a sociologist’s dissection of class antagonisms, nor telling readers what to think.

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  • Faulknerian Presentism
    July 2021

    Faulknerian Presentism

    A new two-volume biography provides a fresh examination of William Faulkner that shows the Nobel laureate as a knot of contradictions, a loyal man of the South and yet one who felt “left out” and conveyed “black rebukes to white power.”

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  • Books in Brief: July 2021
    July 2021

    Books in Brief: July 2021

    Reviews of Who Is My Neighbor? An Anthology in Natural Relations, and The One Certain Thing, a poetry collection by Peter Cooley.

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