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.



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.


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.



Select Articles & Book Chapters since 2012

Ruth von Bernuth
Irene Delic
Eric Downing
Jonathan Hess
Richard Langston
Radislav Lapushin
Priscilla Layne
Inga Pollmann
Stanislav Shavbrin
Gabriel Trop
Ewa Wampuszye

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.