Tag: Eighteenth Century

  • Louis Sébastien Mercier as Modern Thinker: An Interview with Michael Mulryan

    In his new book, Louis Sébastien Mercier: Revolution and Reform in Eighteenth-Century Paris, Michael J. Mulryan examines French playwright, novelist, activist, and journalist Louis Sébastien Mercier (1740–1814), who passionately captured scenes of social injustice in pre-Revolutionary Paris. Mercier’s urban chronicles identified the city as a microcosm of national societal problems, detailed the conditions of the […]

  • Book Discussion: Eighteenth-Century Environmental Humanities

    How can the fields of environmental humanities and eighteenth-century studies inform and vibrantly benefit one another? Join Bucknell University Press and Transits series editor Miriam Wallace as we host volume editor Jeremy Chow, assistant professor of English at Bucknell University, and contributors to the collection Eighteenth-Century Environmental Humanities, for a moderated discussion about teaching and […]

  • Quakerism, Archives, and Cross-writing: An Interview with Donald Ulin

    Quakerism, Archives, and Cross-writing: An Interview with Donald Ulin

    Donald Ulin, editor of Writing Home: A Quaker Immigrant on the Ohio Frontier, talks with our graduate assistant Madison Weaver about the challenges of archival work, Quaker views on social justice issues, and how the life of an ordinary nineteenth-century woman resonates with the contemporary immigrant experience. Weaver: How did you find your way into […]