Books, Recent Faculty Publications
Below are recent books published by faculty from the Division of Humanities. See the faculty pages in the Faculty Guide for complete lists publications.
Matthew Fraleigh (East Asian Studies). Sino-Japanese Reflections: Literary and Cultural Interactions between China and Japan in Early Modernity. De Gruyter, 2022.
Abstract: whereas literary and cultural flow within the Sinosphere is sometimes imagined to be an entirely unidirectional process of textual dissemination from China to the periphery, the contributions to this volume reveal a more complex picture: highlighting how literary and cultural engagement was always an opportunity for creative adaptation and negotiation.
Ramie Targoff ed. (English, Italian Studies, and Medieval and Renaissance Studies). Poems of Widowhood A Bilingual Edition of the 1538 “Rime.” The University of Chicago Press. 2021.
Stephan Dowden (German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature) recently published two books, Modernism and Mimesis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020) and Thomas Bernhard’s Afterlives (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020).
Benjamin Ravid (Professor Emeritus, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) and David Myers. Between Babylon and Jerusalem, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020.
Ulka Anjaria (English/South Asian Studies) Reading India Now: Contemporary Formations in Literature and Popular Culture. Temple University Press, 2019.
Elizabeth Bradfield (English/Creative Writing) Toward Antarctica. Red Hen Press/Boreal Books, 2019.
Dian Fox (Romance Studies/Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) Hercules and the King of Portugal: Icons of Masculinity and Nation in Calderón’s Spain. University of Nebraska Press, 2019.
Mark Hulliung (History/Politics/Romance Studies) Enlightenment in Scotland and France: Studies in Political Thought. Routledge, 2019.
Sarah Mead (Medieval and Renaissance Studies/Music) Editor, 14 Sonnetti Spirituali of Vittoria Colonna by Pietro Vinci. PRB Productions, 2019.
Jonathan Sarna (History/Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) American Judaism: A History (Second Edition Revised). Yale University Press, 2019.
Grace Talusan (English) The Body Papers. Restless Books, 2019.
Palle Yourgrau (European Cultural Studies/Philosophy) Death and Nonexistence. Oxford University Press, 2019.
Joel Christensen ed. with Erik Robinson (Classics) The Homeric Battle of the Frogs and Mice. Bloomsbury Press, 2018.
Jonathan Decter (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) Dominion Built of Praise: Panegyric and Legitimacy Among Jews in the Medieval Mediterranean. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018.
Eli Hirsch (Philosophy) Radical Skepticism and the Shadow of Doubt: A Philosophical Dialogue. Bloomsbury Press, 2018.
Richard Lansing (Romance Studies) Translator, The Complete Poetry of Giacomo da Lentini. University of Toronto Press, 2018.
Stephen McCauley (English/Creative Writing) My Ex-Life. Flatiron Books. 2018.
Kate Moran (Philosophy) Editor, Kant on Freedom and Spontaneity. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Ramie Targoff (English) Renaissance Woman: The Life of Vittoria Colonna. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2018.
Pu Wang (Comparative Humanities/Comparative Literature/East Asian Studies/German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literature) The Translatability of Revolution: Guo Morou and Twentieth-Century Chinese Culture. Harvard University Press, 2018.
Rebecca Morgan Frank (English/Creative Writing) Sometimes We’re All Living in a Foreign Country. Carnegie Mellon, 2017.
John Plotz (English) Semi-Detached: The Aesthetics of Virtual Experience Since Dickens. Princeton University Press, 2017.
Laura Quinney (English) New Ghosts. Borderland Books, 2016.
Laura Jockusch, ed. with Andreas Kraft, and Kim Wunschmann (Near Eastern and Judaic Studies) Revenge, Retribution, Reconciliation: Justice and Emotions between Conflict and Mediation, a Cross-Disciplinary Anthology. The Hebrew University Magnes Press, 2016.
Edward Kaplan. (Romance Studies) Abraham Joshua Heschel: Une Biographie. Honoré Champion, 2016.
Matthew Fraleigh (East Asian Studies) Plucking Chrysanthemums: Narushima Ryūhoku and Sinitic Literary Traditions in Modern Japan. Harvard University Press, 2016.