Alumni Publications

This is a partial list of recent alumni books. Please let us know if we have missed your book!

Name Title Publisher Year
Matthew Anderson Law and the Humanities, co-edited with Austin Sarat and Cathrine O. Frank Cambridge University Press 2009
Matthew Anderson Teaching Law and Literature, co-edited with Sarat and Frank MLA 2011
Yomi Braster Witness Against History: Literature, Film and Public Discourse in Twentieth-Century China Stanford University Press 2003
Yomi Braster Painting the City Red: Chinese Cinema and the Urban Contract Duke University Press 2010
Christopher S. van den Berg The World of Tacitus’ Dialogus de Oratoribus. Aesthetics and Empire in Ancient Rome Cambridge University Press 2014
Tobias Boes Formative Fictions: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism and the Bildungsroman Cornell University Press 2012
Stefanie Buchenau The Founding of Aesthetics in the German Enlightenment. The Art of Invention and the Invention of Art Cambridge University Press 2013
Erik Butler The Rise of the Vampire Reaktion Books 2003
Erik Butler The Bellum Grammaticale and the Rise of European Literature Ashgate 2010
Erik Butler Metamorphoses of the Vampire in Literature and Film. Cultural Transformations in Europe, 1732-1933 Camden House 2011
Erik Butler, trans. Der Nister, Regrowth: Seven Tales of Jewish Life Before, During, and After Nazi Occupation Northwestern 2011
Erik Butler, trans. Hans Gumbrecht. Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature Stanford 2012
Erik Butler, trans. Friedrich Kittler, The Truth of the Technological World. Essays on the Genealogy of Presence Stanford University Press 2014
Erik Butler, trans. Giambattista Marison, The Massacre of the Innocents Wakefield 2015
Erik Butler, trans. Leon Bloy, Disagreeable Tales Wakefield 2015
Pramit Chaudhuri, ed. with William Brockliss et al, Reception and the Classics: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Classical Tradition Cambridge University Press 2012
Pramit Chaudhuri The War with God: Theomachy in Roman Imperial Poetry Oxford University Press 2014
Duncan Chesney Silence Nowhen: Late Modernism, Minimalism and Silence in the Work of Samuel Beckett Peter Lang 2013
Lance Duerfahrd The Work of Poverty: Samuel Beckett’s Vagabonds and the Theater of Crisis Ohio State University Press 2013
Victor Fan Approaching Reality: Locating Chinese Film Theory University of Minnesota Press 2015
Herschel Farbman The Other Night: Dreaming, Writing and Restlessness in Twentieth-Century Literature Fordham University Press 2012
Moira Fradinger Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins Stanford University Press 2010
Cecilia Enjuto-Rangel City in Ruins: Politics of Modern Poetics Purdue University Press 2010
Yasco Horsman Theaters of Justice: Judging, Staging and Working Through in Arendt, Brecht and Delbo Stanford University Press 2010
Helmut Illbruck Nostalgia: Origins and Ends of an Unenlightened Disease Northwestern University Press 2012
Laure Katsaros New York-Paris: Whitman, Baudelaire, and the Hybrid City University of Michigan Press 2012
Ilya Kliger The Narrative Shape of Truth: Veridiction in Modern European Literature & Philosophy Penn State University Press 2011
Ilya Kliger, co-editor Persistent Forms: Explorations in Historical Poetics, co-edited by Boris Maslov Fordham University Press 2014
Seung-hoon Jeong Cinematic Interfaces: Film Theory After New Media Routledge 2014
Martina Kolb Nietzsche, Freud, Benn, and the Azure Spell of Liguria University of Toronto 2013
Alice Lovejoy Army Film and the Avant Garde: Cinema and Experiment in the Czechoslovak Military University of Indiana Press 2014
John MacKay Inscription and Modernity: From Wordsworth to Mandelstam University of Indiana Press 2006
John MacKay, editor Four Russian Serf Narratives University of Wisconsin Press 2009
John MacKay True Songs of Freedom: Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Russian Culture and Society University of Wisconsin Press 2013
Katherine Mannheimer Print, Visuality and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Satire Routledge 2011
Aaron Matz Satire in an Age of Realism Cambridge University Press 2013
Steven Monte Invisible Fences: Prose Poetry as a Genre in French and American Literature University of Nebraska Press 2000
John Ochoa The Uses of Failure in Mexican Literature University of Texas Press 2008
Karla Oeler A Grammar of Murder: Violent Scenes and Film Form University of Chicago Press 2009
Eyal Peretz Literature, Disaster and the Enigma of Power: A Reading of Moby Dick Stanford University Press 2002
Eyal Peretz Becoming Visionary: Brian De Palm’s Cinematic Education of the Senses Stanford University Press


Eyal Peretz, editor The Claims of Literature: A Shoshana Felman Reader, edited with Ulrich Baer and Emily Sun

Fordham University Press

Eyal Peretz Dramatic Experiments: Life according to Diderot SUNY Press 2014
Leah Price The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel: From Richardson to George Eliot Cambridge University Press 2003
Leah Price Unpacking My Library: Writers and their Books Yale University Press 2011
Leah Price How to Do Things with Books in Victorian Britain Princeton University Press 2012
Tanya Pollard Drugs and Theater in Early Modern England Oxford University Press 2005
Tanya Pollard, editor Shakespeare’s Theater: A Sourcebook Wiley-Blackwell 2009
Tanya Pollard, editor Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern Europe, edited with Katherine Craik Cambridge University Press 2015
Sarah Raff Jane Austen’s Erotic Advice Oxford University Press 2014
Ravit Reichman The Affective Life of Law: Legal Modernism and the Literary Imagination Stanford Law Books 2009
Nicholas Rennie Speculating on the Moment: The Poetics of Time and Recurrence in Goethe, Leopardi, and Nietzsche Wallstein 2005
Alessia Ricciardi The Ends of Mourning: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Film Stanford University Press 2003
Alessia Ricciardi After La Dolce Vita: A Cultural Prehistory of Berlusconi’s Italy Stanford University Press 2012
Rocco Rubini The Other Renaissance: Italian Humanism between Hegel and Heidegger University of Chicago Press 2014
Jared Stark No Common Place: The Holocaust Testimony of Alina Bacall-Swirn, with Alina Bacall-Swirn University of Nebraska Press 2000
Jared Stark, trans. Annette WieviorkaThe Era of the Witness Cornell University Press 2006
Lina Steiner For Humanities Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture University of Toronto Press 2011
Emily Sun, editor The Claims of Literature: A Shoshana Felman Reader, co-edited with Ulrich Baer and Eyal Peretz Fordham University Press 2007
Emily Sun Succeeding King Lear: Literature, Exposure and the Possibility of Politics Fordham University Press 2010
Davide Stimilli The Face of Immortality: Physiognomy and Criticism SUNY Press 2004
Emily Wilson Mocked with Death. Tragic Overliving from Socrates to Milton Johns Hopkins University Press 2004
Emily Wilson The Death of Socrates. Hero, Villain, Chatterbox, Saint Harvard University Press 2007
Emily Wilson, trans. Seneca, Six Tragedies Oxford World Classics 2010
Emily Wilson The Greatest Empire Oxford University Press 2014
Emily Wilson Philosophy: Antiquity and its Legacy I.B. Tauris 2015
Alex Woloch The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel Princeton University Press 2003