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GSLL faculty continually publish research in a variety of scholarly fields on an vast array of topics.

Monographs since 2004

Ruth von Bernuth. How the Wise Men Got to Chelm: The Life and Times of a Yiddish Folk Tradition. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

Ruth von Bernuth. Wunder, Spott und Prophetie: Natürliche Narrheit in den “Historien von Claus Narren.” Tübingen: Niemeyer, 2009.

Eric Downing. After Images: Photography, Archaeology, and Psychoanalysis and the Tradition of Bildung. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 2006.

Eric Downing. The Chain of Things: Divinatory Magic and the Practice of Reading in German Literature and Thought 1850-1940. Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2018.

Jonathan M. Hess. Middlebrow Literature and the Making of German-Jewish Identity. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010.

Clayton Koelb. Kafka: A Guide for the Perplexed. London & New York: Continuum, 2010.

Clayton Koelb. The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the Theory of Life in Europe’s Romantic Age. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2008.

Richard Langston. Visions of Violence: German Avant-Gardes after Fascism. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2008.

Radislav Lapushin. “Dew on the Grass”: The Poetics of Inbetweenness in Chekhov.  Middlebury Studies in Russian Language and Literature. Vol. 32. New York: Peter Lang, 2010.

Priscilla Layne. White Rebels in Black: German Appropriation of Black Popular Culture. University of Michigan Press, 2018.

Inga Pollmann. Cinematic Vitalism: Moving Images and the Question of Life Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Irene Masing-Delic. Exotic Moscow under Western Eyes. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2009.

Sandra Lindemann Summers. Ogling ladies: Scopophilia in Medieval German Literature. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2013.

Gabriel Trop. Poetry as a Way of Life: Aesthetics and Askesis in the German Eighteenth Century. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2015.



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Edited Anthologies since 2004

Brian Boyd and Stanislav Shvabrin, eds. Verses and Versions: Three Centuries of Russian Poetry. Trans. Vladimir Nabokov. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2008.

Eric Downing, Jonathan M. Hess, and Richard V. Benson, eds. Literary Studies and the Pursuits of Reading. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2012.

Jonathan M. Hess, Maurice Samuels, and Nadia Valman, eds. Nineteenth-Century Jewish Literature : A Reader. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.

Clayton Koelb and Eric Downing, eds. German Literature of the Nineteenth Century, 1832-1899. Rochester, N.Y.: Camden House, 2005.

Irene Masing-Delic, ed. From Symbolism to Socialist Realism: A Reader. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2012.

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David Antoniuk, Lee Forester, and Christina Wegel,  et al. Auf geht’s: Beginning German Language and Culture. Holland, MI: Live Oak Media, 2008-2014.

David Antoniuk, Lee Forester, and Christina Wegel,  et al. Weiter geht’s: Intermediate German Language and Culture. Holland, MI: Live Oak Media, 2008-2014.



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Select Articles & Book Chapters since 2012

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Translations since 2004

Georgy Ivanov. On the Border of Snow and Melt: Selected Poems of Georgy Ivanov. Eds. and Trans. Jerome Katsell and Stanislav Shvabrin. Santa Monica, CA: Perceval Press, 2011.

Alexander Kluge and Oskar Negt. History and Obstinacy. Ed. Devin Fore. Trans. Richard Langston et al. New York: Zone Books, 2014.

Mikhail Kuzmin. Selected Writings.  Eds. and Trans. Michael A. Green and Stanislav A. Shvabrin. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2005.

Vladimír Macura. The Mystifications of a Nation: “The Potato Bug” and Other Essays on Czech Culture. Trans. Hana Pichova and and Craig Cravens. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2010.

Heide Schlüpmann. The Uncanny Gaze: The Drama of Early German Cinema. Trans. Inga Pollmann. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2010.