Gwendolyn Bays

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”:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/40245879?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

“Balzac as Seer”:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/2929184?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

“Rimbaud – Father of Surrealism?”:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/2929720?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Review of Rimbaud et le problème des Illuminationsby Henry de Bouillane de LaCoste:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/2908763?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

Books:

The Voice of the Buddha

Gwendolyn Bays