Books by Professors of Comparative Literature

Selections from the Faculty Bookshelf

Svetlana Evdokimova and Vladimir Golstein, eds. Dostoevsky Beyond Dostoevsky: Science, Religion, Philosophy. Brighton, Massachusetts: Academic Studies Press, 2016

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Shihab al-Din al-Nuwayri, Elias Muhanna trans., The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of EruditionNew York: Penguin Classics, 2016. 

 

 

 

David Wills, Inanimation: Theories of Inorganic Life. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

 

 

 

Marcie Frank, Jonathan Goldberg and Karen Newman eds., This Distracted Globe: Worldmaking in Early Modern Literature. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016.

 

 



Joseph Pucci and Scott McGill, eds.,  Classics Renewed: Reception and Innovation in the Latin Poetry of Late Antiquity.  Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. 

 

 



Elias Muhanna ed.,The Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East StudiesBerlin: De Gruyter, 2016. 

 

 

 

 

Pablo Neruda, Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda. Translated by Forrest Gander. Port Townsend, Washington : Copper Canyon Press, 2016.

 

 

 

 

Gerhard Richter, Inheriting Walter Benjamin. London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

 

 

 

 

Ourida Mostefai, Jean-Jacques Rousseau écrivain polémiqueQuerelles, disputes et controverses au siècle des Lumières. Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2016.

 

 

 

 

Marc Redfield, Theory at Yale: The Strange Case of Deconstruction in America. New York: Fordham University Press, 2016. 

 

 

 

 

Hannah Freed-Thall, Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

 

 

 

 

Spencer Golub, Incapacity: Wittgenstein, Anxiety, and Performance Behavior. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2014.

 

 

 

 

Kevin McLaughlin, Poetic Force: Poetry After Kant. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2014. 

 

 

 



Tamara Chin, Savage Exchange: Han Imperialism, Chinese Literary Style, and the Economic Imagination. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2014. 

 

 

 

 

Geoffrey Hill, Broken Hierarchies: Poems 1952-2012, ed. Kenneth Haynes. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.

 

 

 

 

Suzanne Stewart-Steinberg, Impious Fidelity: Anna Freud, Psychoanalysis, Politics. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2o12

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Merrim, The Spectacular City, Mexico, and Colonial Hispanic Literary Culture.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 2012.

 

 

 

 

Ariella Azoulay, Civil Imagination: A Political Ontology of Photography.  New York: Verso, 2012.

 

 

 

 

Esther Whitfield, Anke Berkenmaier eds., Havana beyond the Ruins: Cultural Mappings after 1989. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Michelle Clayton, Poetry in Pieces: César Vallejo and Lyric Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Arnold Weinstein, Morning, Noon, and Night: Finding the Meaning of Life’s Stages Through Books. New York: Random House, 2011.

 

 

 

 

Luiz F. Valente, Mundivivências: Leituras Comparativas de Guimarães Rosa. Editora UFMG, 2011.

 

 

 



Susan Bernstein, Housing Problems: Writing and Architecture in Goethe, Walpole, Freud, and Heidegger. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2008.

 

 

 

 

Joseph D. Reed, Virgil’s Gaze: Nation and Poetry in the Aeneid. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.

 

 

 



Dore J. Levy, Ideal and Actual in the Story of the Stone. New York: Columbia University Press, 1999.