Nancy O’Connor holds a doctorate from Cornell University. Before her retirement she taught French language, the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, the twentieth-century novel, and translation. She was Director of the Middlebury C.V. Starr School in France on a number of occasions.

See below for her more recent publications.


“Paul Bourget, On Stendhal (Henri Beyle)” (translated from the French), New England Review, Vol 38, 3, 2017, 127-152.

“Paul Bourget, On Flaubert” (translated from the French), New England Review, Vol 33, 4, 2013, 10-30.

Madame Dunoyer, Lettres historiques et galantes de deux dames de condition dont l’une était à Paris et l’autre en province (critical edition), Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2012.

“Paul Bourget: The Example of Baudelaire” (translated from the French), New England Review, Vol 30, 2, 2009, 90-104.

“Reports (Some Scandalous) from Eighteenth-Century France” (translation of excerpts from Anne-Marguerite Petit Dunoyer’s Lettres historiques et galantes), New England Review, Vol 28, 2, 2007, 109-124.