Below is a list of research books, translations, and edited volumes written by current Princeton University Department of Comparative Literature faculty.

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The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Miserables

David Bellos

2017

Brooks

Flaubert in the Ruins of Paris: The Story of a Friendship, a Novel, and a Terrible Year

Peter Brooks

2017

Wood-On Empson

On Empson

Michael Wood

2017

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No One's Ways An Essay on Infinite Naming

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2017

Berlin for Jews

Berlin for Jews

Leonard Barkan

2016

Alfred Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Alfred Hitchcock: The Man Who Knew Too Much

Michael Wood

2015

The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman

The Life and Struggles of Our Mother Walatta Petros: A Seventeenth-Century African Biography of an Ethiopian Woman

Written by Galawdewos

Translated and Edited by Wendy Belcher and Michael Kleiner

2015

Aristotle's Rhetoric: Philosophical Essays

Aristotle's Rhetoric: Philosophical Essays

Edited by David J. Furley and Alexander Nehamas

2015

Dear Reader

Dear Reader

Written by Paul Fournel

Translated by David Bellos

2015

Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere

Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere

Written by Georges Perec

Translated by David Bellos

2015

The Scapegoat

The Scapegoat: A Novel

Written by Sofia Nikolaidou

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2015

The Imposition of Form

The Imposition of Form: Studies in Narrative Representation and Knowledge

Claudia Brodsky

2014 (orig. 1987)

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Poetic Trespass: Writing between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Lital Levy

2014

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Evening News; Optics, Astronomy, and Journalism in Early Modern Europe

Eileen Reeves

2014

I remember

I Remember

Written by Georges Perec

Translated by David Bellos

2014

TOEG

Twilight of the Eastern Gods

Written by Ismail Kadare

Translated by David Bellos

2014

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Why I Killed My Best Friend

Written by Amanda Michalopouou

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2014

A Companion to Translation Studies

A Companion to Translation Studies

co-edited by Sandra Bermann and Catherine Porter

2014

The Humanities an Public Life

The Humanities and Public Life

co-edited by Peter Brooks and Hillary Jewett

2014

CCA

The Cambridge Companion to Autobiography

edited by Maria DiBattista and Emily O. Wittman

2014

MAA

Modernism and Autobiography

edited by Maria DiBattista and Emily O. Wittman

2014

bowblyrachel

A Child of One's Own: Parental Stories

Rachel Bowlby

2013

Enigmas of Identity

Enigmas of Identity

Peter Brooks

2013

darktonguesheller

Dark Tongues: The Art of Rogues and Riddlers

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2013

Pietr the Latvian

Pietr the Latvian

Written by Georges Simenon

Translated by David Bellos

2013

DiariesofExile

Diaries of Exile

Written by Yannis Ritsos

Translated by Karen Emmerich and Edmund Keeley

2013

mutepoetry

Mute Poetry, Speaking Pictures

Leonard Barkan

2012

Abyssin

Abyssinia's Samuel Johnson: Ethiopian Thought in the Making of an English Author

Wendy Belcher

2012

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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?
 
Translation and the Meaning of Everything
 
David Bellos
 
2012
renaissance

Renaissance Encounters: Greek East and Latin West

Edited by Marina Brownlee and Dimitri Gondicas

2012

Aferlives of ConfinementSpatial Transitions in Post-Dictatorship Latin America

Afterlives of Confinement: Spatial Transitions in Post-Dictatorship Latin America

Susana Draper

2012

Narrating Desire: Eros, Sex, and Gender in the Ancient Novel

Narrating Desire: Eros, Sex, and Gender in the Ancient Novel

Edited by Froma I. Zeitlin, Marilyn B. Skinner, and Marília P. Futre Pinheiro

2012

The Emperor's Body: A Novel

The Emperor's Body: A Novel

Peter Brooks

2011

fifthhammer

The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2011

Spring Flowers, Spring Frost

Spring Flowers, Spring Frost

Written by Ismail Kadare

Translated by David Bellos

2011

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Anthologie du Mélodrame Classique 

Peter Brooks and Myriam Faten Sfar

2011

thetaleof

The Tale of Hansuli Turn

Written by Tarashankar Bandopadhyay

Translated by Ben Conisbee Baer

2011

The Few Things I Know About Glafkos Thrassakis

The Few Things I Know About Glafkos Thrassakis

Written by Vassilis Vassilikos

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2011

Michelangelo: A Life on Paper

Michelangelo: A Life on Paper

Leonard Barkan

2010

Romain Gary: A Tall Story

Romain Gary: A Tall Story

David Bellos

2010

Novel Characters: A Genealogy

Novel Characters: A Genealogy

Maria DiBattista

2010

The Arabian Nights

The Arabian Nights

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2010

Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art

Only a Promise of Happiness: The Place of Beauty in a World of Art

Alexander Nehamas

2010

sleepwalker

The Sleepwalker: A Novel

Written by Margarita Karapanou

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2010

On Sunspots

On Sunspots

Written by Galileo Galilei

Translated and Introduced by Eileen Reeves and Albert Van Helden

2010

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success

Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success

Wendy Belcher

2009

Just Looking: Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola

Just Looking: Consumer Culture in Dreiser, Gissing and Zola

Rachel Bowlby

2009

In the Place of Language. Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

In the Place of Language. Literature and the Architecture of the Referent

Claudia Brodsky

2009

Imagining Virginia Woolf: An Experiment in Critical Biography

Imagining Virginia Woolf: An Experiment in Critical Biography

Maria DiBattista

2009

The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations

The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2009

The Forms of Renaissance Thought: New Essays in Literature and Culture

The Forms of Renaissance Thought: New Essays in Literature and Culture

Edited by Leonard Barkan, Bradin Cormack, and Sean Keilan

2009

Rien ne va plus

Rien Ne Va Plus: A Novel

Written by Margarita Karapanou

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2009

Landscape with Dog and Other Stories

Landscape with Dog and Other Stories

Written by Ersi Sotiropoulos

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2009

Under the Sign of the Shield: Semiotics and Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes

Under the Sign of the Shield: Semiotics and Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes

Froma I. Zeitlin

2009 (orig. 1982)

Satyr Square: A Year, a Life in Rome

Satyr Square: A Year, a Life in Rome

Leonard Barkan

2008

The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature

The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature

Caryl Emerson

2008

Galileo's Glassworks: The Telescope and the Mirror

Galileo's Glassworks: The Telescope and the Mirror

Eileen Reeves

2008

The Longman Anthology of World Literature: Volume D

The Longman Anthology of World Literature: Volume D

Co-edited by April Alliston

2008

Orlando: A Biography

Orlando: A Biography 

Written by Virginia Woolf

Edited by Rachel Bowlby

2008

I'd Like

I'd Like

Written by Amanda Michalopoulou

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2008

Zeami Zeami: Performance Notes

Zeami Zeami: Performance Notes

Written by Motoyiko Zeami

Translated by Thomas Hare

2008

Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Freudian Mythologies: Greek Tragedy and Modern Identities

Rachel Bowlby

2007

Henry James Goes to Paris

Henry James Goes to Paris

Peter Brooks

2007

The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation

The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2007

Modest Musorgsky and Boris Godunov

Modest Musorgsky and Boris Godunov

Written by Caryl Emerson and Robert William Oldani

2006

Poems (1945-1971)

Poems (1945-1971)

Written by Miltos Sachtouris

Translated by Karen Emmerich

2006

Realist Vision

Realist Vision

Peter Brooks

2005

Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language

Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2005

Literature and the Taste of Knowledge

Literature and the Taste of Knowledge

Michael Wood

2005

Paper Machine

Paper Machine

Written by Jacques Derrida

Translated by Rachel Bowlby

2005

Nation, Language, and the Ethics of Translation (Translation/Transnation)

Nation, Language, and the Ethics of Translation (Translation/Transnation)

Edited by Sandra Bermann and Michael Wood

2005

I Am Aztlán The Personal Essay in Chicano Studies

I Am Aztlán: The Personal Essay in Chicano Studies

Edited by Chon A. Noriega and Wendy Belcher

2004

The Road to Delphi: The Life and Afterlife of Oracles

The Road to Delphi: The Life and Afterlife of Oracles

Michael Wood

2004

Fortune's Faces: The Roman de la Rose and the Poetics of Contingency

Fortune's Faces: The Roman de la Rose and the Poetics of Contingency

Daniel Heller-Roazen

2003

Why Psychoanalysis?

Why Psychoanalysis? 

Written by Elisabeth Roudinesco

Translated by Rachel Bowlby

2003

Troubling Confessions: Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature

Troubling Confessions: Speaking Guilt in Law and Literature

Peter Brooks

2001

Fast-Talking Dames

Fast-Talking Dames

Maria Di-Battista

2001

Carried Away: The Invention of Modern Shopping

Carried Away: The Invention of Modern Shopping

Rachel Bowlby

2000

The Cultural Labyrinth of Maria de Zayas

The Cultural Labyrinth of Maria de Zayas

Marina S. Brownlee

2000

The First Hundred Years of Mikhail Bakhtin

The First Hundred Years of Mikhail Bakhtin

Caryl Emerson

2000

The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault

The Art of Living: Socratic Reflections from Plato to Foucault

Alexander Nehamas

2000

Of Hospitality

Of Hospitality

Written by Jacques Derrida and Anne Dufourmantelle

Translated by Rachel Bowlby

2000

The Recess

The Recess

Written by Sophia Lee

Edited by April Alliston

2000

Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance Culture

Unearthing the Past: Archaeology and Aesthetics in the Making of Renaissance Culture

Leonard Barkan

1999

World Elsewhere: A Novel

World Elsewhere: A Novel

Peter Brooks

1999

The Life of Musorgsky

The Life of Musorgsky

Caryl Emerson

1999

Remembering Osiris: Number, Gender, and the Word in Ancient Egyptian Representational Systems

Remembering Osiris: Number, Gender, and the Word in Ancient Egyptian Representational Systems

Thomas Hare

1999

Virtues of Authenticity:Essays on Plato and Socrates

Virtues of Authenticity: Essays on Plato and Socrates

Alexander Nehemas 

1999

Children of Silence: On Contemporary Fiction

Children of Silence: On Contemporary Fiction

Michael Wood

1999

Transuming Passion: Ganymede and the Erotics of Humanism

Transuming Passion: Ganymede and the Erotics of Humanism

Leonard Barkan

1997 (orig. 1991)

FEMDES

Feminist Destinations and Further Essays on Virginia Woolf

Rachel Bowlby

1997

Painting the Heavens

Painting the Heavens

Eileen Reeves

1997

Birth of a Nation’hood

Birth of a Nation’hood

Edited by Claudia Brodsky and Toni Morrison

1997

High and Low Moderns: Literature and Culture, 1889-1939

High and Low Moderns: Literature and Culture, 1889-1939

Edited by Maria DiBattista and Lucy McDiarmid

1997

Virtue's Faults: Correspondences in Eighteenth-Century British and French Women's Fiction

Virtue's Faults: Correspondences in Eighteenth-Century British and French Women's Fiction

April Alliston

1996

On the Historical Novel

On the Historical Novel

Written by Alessandro Manzoni and translated by Sandra Bermann

1996 (Orig. 1984)

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Lines of Thought: Discourse, Architectonics, and the Origin of Modern Philosophy

Claudia Brodsky

1996

Zeami’s Style: The Noh Plays of Zeami Motokiyo

Zeami’s Style: The Noh Plays of Zeami Motokiyo

Thomas Hare

1996

Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law

Law's Stories: Narrative and Rhetoric in the Law

Edited by Peter Brooks and Paul Gewirtz

1996

Playing the Other: Gender and Society in Classical Greek Literature

Playing the Other: Gender and Society in Classical Greek Literature

Froma I. Zeitlin

1996

The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melodrama, and the Mode of Excess

The Melodramatic Imagination: Balzac, Henry James, Melodrama, and the Mode of Excess

Peter Brooks

1995

Phaedrus

Phaedrus

Written by Plato

Translated by Alexander Nehamas and Paul Woodruff

1995

Psychoanalysis and Storytelling

Psychoanalysis and Storytelling

Peter Brooks

1994

Georges Perec: A Life in Words : A Biography

Georges Perec: A Life in Words : A Biography

David Bellos

1993

Shopping with Freud

Shopping with Freud

Rachel Bowlby

1993

Body Work: Objects of Desire in Modern Narrative

Body Work: Objects of Desire in Modern Narrative

Peter Brooks

1993

Selected Essays: The Crowded Dance of Modern Life

Selected Essays: The Crowded Dance of Modern Life 

Written by Virginia Woolf

Edited by Rachel Bowlby

1993

Still Crazy After All These Years: Women, Writing and Psychoanalysis

Still Crazy After All These Years: Women, Writing and Psychoanalysis

Rachel Bowlby

1992

Reading for the Plot Design and Intention in Narrative

Reading for the Plot: Design and Intention in Narrative

Peter Brooks

1992

Selected Essays: Woman's Essays

Selected Essays: Woman's Essays

Written by Virginia Woolf

Edited by Rachel Bowlby

1992

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

Edited and Introduced by Rachel Bowlby

1992

The Affection of Modern Fiction

First Love: The Affection of Modern Fiction

Maria DiBattista

1991

Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics

Mikhail Bakhtin: Creation of a Prosaics

Written by Caryl Emerson and Saul Morson

1990

Before Sexuality: The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World

Before Sexuality: The Construction of Erotic Experience in the Ancient Greek World

Edited by Froma I. Zeitlin, John J. Winkler & David M. Halperin

1990

Rethinking Bakhtin: Extensions and Challenges

Rethinking Bakhtin: Extensions and Challenges

Edited by Caryl Emerson and Saul Morson

1989

America in the Movies

America in the Movies

Michael Wood

1989

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Symposium

Written by Plato

Translated by Alexander Nehamas and Paul Woodruff

1989

Honey from the Lion: An African Journey

Honey from the Lion: An African Journey

Wendy Belcher

1988

Sonnet Over Time: A Study in the Sonnets of Petrarch, Shakespeare, and Baudelaire

Sonnet Over Time: A Study in the Sonnets of Petrarch, Shakespeare, and Baudelaire

Sandra Bermann

1988

Balzac: Old Goriot

Balzac: Old Goriot

David Bellos

1987

The Gods Made Flesh: Metamorphosis and the Pursuit of Paganism

The Gods Made Flesh: Metamorphosis and the Pursuit of Paganism

Leonard Barkan

1986

Boris Godunov: Transposition of a Russian Theme

Boris Godunov: Transposition of a Russian Theme

Caryl Emerson

1986

Nietzsche: Life as Literature

Nietzsche: Life as Literature

Alexander Nehamas

1985

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Genet: A Collection of Critical Essays

Edited by Peter Books and Joseph Halpern

1979

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Nature's Work of Art: Human Body as Image of the World

Leonard Barkan

1975