Author: Alana

  • The Inexhaustible Jane Austen: An Interview with Jocelyn Harris

      Upon the release of her new book Satire, Celebrity, & Politics in Jane Austen (Bucknell University Press, 2017), Jocelyn Harris was kind enough to discuss her research and writing on the witty English novelist.  Jane Austen has been the subject for much of Harris’ work, and still is, as Harris continues to uncover new […]

  • Inside the Wreckage: An Interview with Sascha Feinstein

    Bucknell University Press: You’ve known most of your life that your father was both a brilliant painter and a hoarder. Did you plan to write this memoir even before your father died? Sascha Feinstein: I didn’t seriously consider Wreckage as a book project until after he died, when I started clearing the land and buildings […]

  • Bucknell University Press Catalogs: 1970-2017 Exploring the Pages from Past to Present

    Bucknell University Press Catalogs: 1970-2017  Exploring the Pages from Past to Present

    Founded in 1968 as a part of a consortium operated by Associated University Presses, Bucknell University Press has since published over 1,000 titles in academic subjects ranging from the humanities to social and biological sciences. In order to broadcast these books, the press has also been producing an annual catalog which has documented the titles, […]

  • The Man with a Library Library

      When the Bucknell University Press released an announcement for a book collecting contest, we received a response from ‘77 alumnus—Roland Ochsenbein. Though the contest was directed towards current students, Mr. Ochsenbein had an interesting collection to share—a library library. With a degree in English and being editor-in-chief of the Bucknellian his senior year, Mr. […]

  • Writing Women Back into History

    Every year since 1987, the month of March has been designated as National Women’s History Month.  The campaign that pushed this declaration of Congress was led by the National Women’s History Project, an organization founded in Santa Rosa, California by a group of women driven to broadcast women’s historical achievements.  As their motto has become […]

  • A Celebration of Irish Identity

    Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhuit! (lah leh PAH-drig SUN-uh gwitch!)  Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to you!  During this day of festivities—public parades, wearing of green attire and shamrocks, feasting, and music—March 17th annually marks the celebration of the patron saint of Ireland, Saint Patrick.  He was a Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland in the […]

  • A Month of Love and Remembrance

    As February, the month of love, comes to a close, I thought it appropriate to reflect on another commemoration for which it is known.   Since 1976, the month of February has been designated by every U.S. President as Black History Month.  It coincides with the birthdays of both Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglas, as well […]