I’m currently exploring the places where my grandmother’s work intersects with mine.
Gwendolyn Bays, 1917-2013
Raised by a single mother in rural Georgia, my grandmother received a PhD from Yale and became a French literature scholar and translator.
Samples of her work:
“The Orphic Vision of Nerval, Baudelaire, and Rimbaud”:
“Balzac as Seer”:
“Rimbaud – Father of Surrealism?”:
Review of Rimbaud et le problème des Illuminationsby Henry de Bouillane de LaCoste: