Marva A. Barnett
Marva A. Barnett, professor emerita at the University of Virginia, is an award-winning educator and life-long teacher of French language, literature, and culture. Barnett holds a Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Harvard University. Her other books include Victor Hugo on Things That Matter and, co-edited with Gérard Pouchain, Juliette Drouet: Lettres inédites de Juliette Drouet à Victor Hugo. Barnett was named Chevalier des Palmes académiques in recognition of her contributions to Hugo studies.