Poetry

Pavilion Author Q&A: Marilyn Hacker

Coinciding with our spotlight in June is the eighth year of Pavilion Poetry, and we're taking the opportunity to look back at our brilliant collections with a series of author Q&As. For the latest interview in the series, we chatted to Marilyn Hacker, translator of Poems by Vénus Khoury-Ghata in A Handful of Blue Earth (2017) to discuss the collection and her work on translation more widely.

Enlightenment

Clementi and the woman at the piano

Erin Helyard’s Clementi and the woman at the piano is the June volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series. This book explores how Clementi afforded female pianists a new and radical style of performance. In this blog post, Erin Helyard discusses this new publication, Clementi's career, and the impact Clementi had in creating a new kind … Continue reading

Enlightenment

Turmoil: post-pandemic paradigm shifts and elastic adaptations

Síofra Pierse is co-editor with Emma M. Dunne of Turmoil: instability and insecurity in the eighteenth-century francophone text, the May volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series. This book is a collection of essays by international eighteenth-century colleagues, who explore instances of turmoil through study of eighteenth-century francophone texts. Turmoil(s) captured appear … Continue reading

Literature

Dallowday! Celebrating the Work of Virginia Woolf

'What a lark! What a plunge!' - Mrs Dalloway (1925) Every year, on ‘a Wednesday in mid-June’, Dallowday is celebrated in recognition of the life and work of Virginia Woolf, one of modernist literature’s most innovative and dynamic writers. To mark the occasion, we’ve compiled a list of books from Clemson University Press and our … Continue reading