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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  • Books in Brief: December 2021
    December 2021

    Books in Brief: December 2021

    4 min

    Reviews of John Schmitz's Enemies Among Us, about America's WWII internment camps, and Malcolm Gladwell's The Bomber Mafia, about WWII incendiary bombing.

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  • What We Are Reading: November 2021
    November 2021

    What We Are Reading: November 2021

    4 min

    Catharine Savage Brosman reviews Thomas Keneally's Woman of the Inner Sea and John M. DeJak reviews Heinrich Rommen's The Natural Law: A Study in Legal and Social History and Philosophy.

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  • Books in Brief: October 2021
    October 2021

    Books in Brief: October 2021

    3 ¾ min

    Reviews of Zbigniew Janowski's book on modern democracy's totalitarian turn in Homo Americanus, and of Judith Herrin's book on the role Ravenna played in antiquity in Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe.

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  • An Unlikely Beauty
    August 2021

    An Unlikely Beauty

    7 min

    A British schoolteacher becomes obsessed with a mythical beetle in the aftermath of World War II, in a novel of manners that successfully mixes 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

    2 min

    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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