Sunday, 9 March 2014

Sharing Comments on Mirrors & Lamps

Charles Johnson, National Book Award Winner, the first African American writer to win the award after Ralph Ellison.
Nibir, this is a beautiful book! I'm really happy to see that it's close to publication, and that so many of my friends and colleagues (and a former student)have work represented on these pages---Richard Hart, Michael Boylan, Amritjit Singh, Kathleen Alcala. Congratulations on another work of international significance!
Three Deep Bows to You,
Dear Nibir, 
Charles Johnson just shared with me the blog announcing your forthcoming book, Mirrors and Lamps: Global Perspectives.  It looks terrific.  I know Chuck’s piece well, of course, and it is a superb essay.  You are doing very important work.  Many thanks.
Marc C. Conner
Dr. Marc C. Conner is Professor of English at Washington and Lee University in Virginia.  He took degrees in English and Philosophy at the University of Washington, followed by the Ph.D. degree in English at Princeton University, and has taught at Princeton and at the University of Notre Dame.  His books include The Aesthetics of Toni Morrison:  Speaking the Unspeakable, and Charles Johnson: The Novelist as Philosopher, both published by the University Press of Mississippi, and The Poetry of James Joyce Reconsidered, forthcoming from Florida.  In addition, Marc has published dozens of essays and book reviews on American and Irish Modernism.

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