Catharine Savage Brosman
Catharine Savage Brosman, PhD, is Professor Emerita of French at Tulane University. She was Mellon Professor of Humanities for 1990 and later held the Gore Chair in French. She was also visiting professor for a term at the University of Sheffield, UK. Her scholarly publications comprise eighteen books on French literary history and criticism. A new volume, Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study, has just been published. She has published two collections of personal essays and nine collections of verse, including Under the Pergola (2011) and On the North Slope (2012). Her tenth collection, On the Old Plaza, has just been released. New poems and essays are out or forthcoming in The South Carolina Review, Sewanee Review, Measure, Modern Age, and Southwest Review.