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Adrian Poole is Reader in English & Comparative Literature, University of Cambridge, and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has written and lectured on Greek and Shakespearean tragedy, on literary translation and on nineteenth-century English by: Teaching Interests: Nineteenth-century poetry; comparative poetics and lyric theory; English Hellenism; Classical reception studies; History and theory of translation; Music and literature Languages: Dutch (native), German, French, Ancient Greek, Latin Yopie Prins received the Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Princeton University in , and has been teaching at the University of Michigan. Heart of Darkness and The Birth of Tragedy: A Comparative Study by Nic Panagopoulos (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. During the academic year, I hope to teach Introduction to Literary Theory and, for Comparative Literature, Tragedy and Trauerspiel (focusing on Walter Benjamin's Trauerspiel book and early modern tragedy). Please note that these are courses in the Department of Comparative Literature and do not include those in other departments.

  George Steiner was recently Lord Weidenfeld Visiting Professor of Comparative Literature at Oxford University. He is a well-known reviewer for the New Yorker, the Times Literary Supplement, and other American and European journals, and he is the author of numerous books that have been translated into a dozen latest book is No Passion Spent, published by Yale University . The Comparative Literature Reading Selection List assists majors in reading historically important texts across literary genres. The list should not be seen as prescriptive, and majors are not encouraged to shape their course work around it. Rising sophomores and juniors should devote some of their time during the summer to reading the listed texts of particular interest to. Professor Weineck's second book The Tragedy of Fatherhood: King Laius and the Politics of Paternity in the West, which received the MLA's Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies, is available from Amazon.. Her first book The Abyss Above: Philosophy and Poetic Madness in Plato, Hölderlin, and Nietzsche is available from SUNY Press.   Masterly work on the making of Henry Kissinger—and what American foreign policy can learn from his dark experience and pessimistic outlook. In this deeply thoughtful, meticulously researched work, longtime New York Times Book Review editor Gewen looks at both Kissinger's life experiences—e.g., his teen years as a Jew in Bavaria living under Nazi persecution—and his Author: Barry Gewen.

Comparative literature is an academic field dealing with the study of literature and cultural expression across linguistic, national, and disciplinary boundaries. Comparative literature "performs a role similar to that of the study of international relations, but works with languages and artistic traditions, so as to understand cultures 'from the inside'". Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz is the Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College, where she teaches tragedy, modern drama, and nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction. She is the author of Anxiety Veiled: Euripides and the Traffic in Women (), as well as the co-editor of Feminist Theory and the Classics (), Among Women: From the Homosocial to the Homoerotic. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Her first book, Tragedy and Theory (Princeton ) has recently been republished as a paperback and e-book in Princeton’s Legacy Library, and her second book, Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the Renaissance (Cambridge ) was nominated for the MLA Scaglione Prize in Comparative Literature () and the René Wellek Prize of the.