Author: mmc022

  • Maureen O’Connor on loss, maternity, feminism, and fairy lore in the work of Edna O’Brien

    Edna O’Brien’s work ignited controversy in Ireland and abroad ever since the publication of her first novel, The Country Girls, in 1960. Writing openly about the inner lives of girls, including their sexual experiences, O’Brien’s early works were banned by the Irish government and condemned by the Catholic church in Ireland. Since her debut novel, […]

  • A New Colophon for Bucknell University Press

    Bucknell University Press is pleased to announce the rollout of a new colophon, debuting with its fall-winter 2022-23 publications. The fresh design features BUP’s name and an icon depicting the recognizable tower atop Bucknell’s beautiful Ellen Clarke Bertrand Library, with its distinctive finials and bison weathervane. The new branding signals BUP’s “intention to advance and […]

  • Continued praise for Magical Realism and the History of Emotions in Latin America by Jerónimo Arellano

    Jerónimo Arellano’s book, Magical Realism and the History of the Emotions in Latin America, continues to receive high accolades. Read on for praise of the recent Bucknell Press publication. Iconoclastic in spirit, Magical Realism and the History of the Emotions in Latin America is the first study of affect and emotion in magical realist literature. […]