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Ernest Boyd


New Letters of Guy De Maupassant

All his life Maupassant had a fierce, almost morbid hatred of personal publicity, and even went so far as to quarrel with his publisher when the latter issued an edition of his "Soirees de Medan" containing as a frontispiece an etching of t [...]

Literary Internationalism

When Latin was the international literary medium, the world was geographically a small place. When that language was succeeded by French, the world of culture was still small enough to present a certain homogeneousness. As a young American critic rec [...]