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Publications of Thomas Pfau    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions & Responsible Knowledge (October, 2013), pp. 692 pages, University of Notre Dame Press

Edited

  1. Judgment and Action Fragments toward a History, edited by Pfau, T; Soni, V (December, 2017), pp. 360 pages, Northwestern University Press, ISBN 0810136333
  2. Pfau, T, Minding the modern: Human agency, intellectual traditions, and responsible knowledge (January, 2013), pp. 1-675, ISBN 9780268038403  [abs]
  3. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R, Romanticism and Modernity (November, 2011), pp. 246-246, Routledge
  4. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R, Romanticism and Modernity, edited by Pfau, T; Mitchell, R, vol. 21 (2011), pp. 267-273, Routledge [doi]
  5. Medium and Message in German Modernism, edited by Pfau, T, vol. 2 (2006), pp. 250 pp.-250 pp. (This special issue contains six essays by notable people working in 19th c. and 20c. literary studies, philosophy, and musicology..) [asp]
  6. Pfau, T, Romantic Moods: Paranoia, Trauma, and Melancholy, 1790-1840. (2005), Johns Hopkins University Press (Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2005 (http://www.press.jhu.edu/books/title_pages/8432.html).) [pdf]  [abs] [author's comments]
  7. Pfau, T, Lessons of Romanticism: A Critical Companion (1998), an anthology of twenty-one essays, Durham: Duke UP
  8. Pfau, T, Wordsworth’s Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Romantic Cultural Production (1997), pp. xiii + 460 pages, Stanford UP (http://www.sup.org/book.cgi?book_id=2902%20%20.) [pdf]  [author's comments]
  9. T. Pfau, co-editor, Textual and Cultural Dissolution in English Romanticism, a special issue of South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 95 no. iii (Summer 1996)
  10. Pfau, T, Idealism and the Endgames of Theory: Three Essays by F. W. J. Schelling (1994), pp. xiv + 293-xiv + 293, State U of New York P (Trans. and edited with a critical introduction.)
  11. Pfau, T; translator,, Friedrich Hölderlin: Essays and Letters on Theory (1987), pp. xiv + 186-xiv + 186, State U of New York P (Trans. and ed., with a critical introduction.)

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. Pfau, T, “Superabundant being”: Disambiguating Rilke and Heidegger, Modern Theology, vol. 35 no. 1 (January, 2019), pp. 23-42, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  2. Wolfe, J; Pfau, T, Philosophy and theology in Germany, 1918 to 1933: Editorial introduction, Modern Theology, vol. 35 no. 1 (January, 2019), pp. 3-4, WILEY [doi]
  3. Pfau, T, On attention, Salmagundi, vol. 2017-Spring no. 194 (March, 2017), pp. 145-163
  4. Pfau, T, "Botched execution" or historical inevitability: Conceptual dilemmas in Brad S. Gregory's the unintended reformation, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 46 no. 3 (September, 2016), pp. 603-628 [doi]
  5. Pfau, T, A Modern Coleridge: Cultivation, Addiction, Habits, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 55 no. 1 (2016), pp. 134-138
  6. Pfau, T, Cosmopolitan Sociality and the Bildungsroman, Novel a Forum on Fiction, vol. 48 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 136-139, Duke University Press, ISSN 0029-5132 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. Pfau, T, Rational Theology and the Catholic Critique of Modernity, 1780-1830, in The Oxford Handbook on European Romanticism, edited by Paul, HKC; London, (October, 2014) (forthcoming.)
  8. Pfau, T, Wagner hören im Zeitalter kultureller Überdetermination: Adorno’s Versuch über Wagner, in Jenseits von Bayreuth: Richard Wagner Heute, edited by Boernchen, S; Mein, G (March, 2014), Fink Verlag, Munich
  9. Pfau, T, Review of Tobias Boes, Formative Fictions: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Bildungsroman, Novel: a Forum on Fiction (March, 2014)
  10. Pfau, T, ’A certain mediocrity' Moral Sentiments and Early Behaviorism in A. Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments, in Romanticism and the Emotions, edited by Faflak, J; Sha, R (February, 2014), Cambridge UP
  11. Pfau, T, History without Hermeneutics: Brad Gregory’s Unintended Modernity, The Immanent Frame (November, 2013) [available here]
  12. Pfau, T, review of Tilottama Rajan, Romantic Narrative (Johns Hopkins UP, 2010), The Eighteenth Century: Theory & Interpretation (October, 2013) [Review_of_Tilottama_Rajan_Romantic_Narrative]  [abs]
  13. Pfau, T, A Note on the pre-History of European Nihilism: Eroticism and Damaged Life in Don Giovanni, Andererseits: Yearbook of Transatlantic German Studies, vol. 2 (October, 2013) [_A_Note_on_the_pre-History_of_European_Nihilism_Eroticism_and_Damaged_Life_in_Don_Giovanni_]
  14. Pfau, T, Meta language and visual experience in The Stechlin, The German Quarterly, vol. 86 no. 4 (October, 2013), pp. 421-443, WILEY, ISSN 0016-8831 [doi]
  15. Pfau, T, Shadowing the lyric: Tilottama rajan reads romantic narrative, Eighteenth Century, vol. 54 no. 4 (January, 2013), pp. 565-569, Johns Hopkins University Press [doi]  [abs]
  16. Pfau, T, Epochenwandel mit metaphysischen Anklängen: Metasprache und Bilderfahrung in Der Stechlin, German Quarterly, vol. 86 no. 4 (2013), pp. 420-442 [_]
  17. Pfau, T, Mourning Modernity:: Classical Antiquity, Romantic Theory, and Elegiac Form (September, 2012) [doi]  [abs]
  18. Pfau, T, review of David Collings, Monstrous Society: Reciprocity, Discipline, and the Political Uncanny at the end of Early Modern England (Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP), European Romantic Review, vol. 23 no. 1 (March, 2012), pp. 68-73
  19. Pfau, T, A certain mediocrity: Adam Smith’s moral behaviorism, in Romanticism and the Emotions (January, 2012), pp. 48-75, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9781107052390 [doi]  [abs]
  20. Pfau, T, The Appearance of Stimmung: Play as Virtual Rationality, in Stimmung: zur Wiederkehr einer ästhetischen Kategorie?, edited by Gisbertz, A (March, 2011), Wilhelm Fink Verlag, Munich, Germany [pdf]
  21. Pfau, T, Paul H. Fry, Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We AreWordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are. Paul H. Fry . New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008. Pp. xvi+240., Modern Philology, vol. 108 no. 3 (February, 2011), pp. E191-E194, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0026-8232 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  22. Pfau, T, Rethinking the image: With some reflections on G. M. Hopkins, Yearbook of Comparative Literature, vol. 57 (January, 2011), pp. 117-147
  23. Pfau, T, The Bildungsroman, in The Blackwell Encylopedia of Romantic Literature, edited by Burwick, F; Goslee, N; Hoeveler, D (2011), pp. 124-132, Blackwell [_]
  24. Pfau, T, Review of Paul Fry, Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are, Modern Philology, vol. 108 no. 3 (2011), pp. 191-94 [Review_of_Paul_Fry_Wordsworth_and_the_Poetry_of_What_We_Are]
  25. Pfau, T, William Paley, in Blackwell Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature, 4 vols., edited by Burwick, F; Goslee, N (2011), Blackwell, ISBN 1405188103 [_]
  26. Pfau, T, Bildungsspiele: Vicissitudes of socialization in Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship, European Romantic Review, vol. 21 no. 5 (October, 2010), pp. 567-587, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1050-9585 [doi]  [abs]
  27. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R, European Romantic Review: Introduction, European Romantic Review, vol. 21 no. 5 (October, 2010), pp. 545-551, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1050-9585 [doi]
  28. Pfau, T, Between sentimentality and phantasmagoria: German lyric poetry, 1830–1890, in German Literature of the Nineteenth Century, 1832-1899, vol. 9 (January, 2010), pp. 207-250, ISBN 1571132503  [abs]
  29. Pfau, T, The letter of judgment: Practical reason in Aristotle, the Stoics, and Rousseau, Eighteenth Century, vol. 51 no. 3 (January, 2010), pp. 289-316, ISSN 0193-5380 [Gateway.cgi]  [abs]
  30. Pfau, T, "All is leaf": Difference, metamorphosis, and Goethe's phenomenology of knowledge, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 49 no. 1 (January, 2010), pp. 3-41, ISSN 0039-3762 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  31. Mitchell, R; Pfau, T, “Romanticism and Form” special issue, European Romantic Review, vol. 21 no. 5 (2010)
  32. Mitchell, R; Pfau, T, NASSR 2009 Conference Volume, European Romantic Review, vol. 21 no. 3 (2010)
  33. Pfau, T, Bildung: Etiology, Function, Structure (with some reflections on Beethoven), in Die Romantik: ein Gründungsmythos der EuropEuropäischen Moderne, edited by Gaier, U; al, E (2010), pp. 123-41, Bonner Universitätsverlag, Bonn, Germany [pdf]
  34. Pfau, T, Bildung: Etiology, Function, Structure (with some reflections on Beethoven), in Die Romantik: ein Gründungsmythos der EuropEuropäischen Moderne, edited by Gaier, U (2010), pp. 123-41, Bonner Universitätsverlag [pdf]
  35. Pfau, T, Mourning Modernity: Classical Antiquity, Romantic Theory, and Elegiac Form, in The Oxford Handbook on the Elegy (2009) [pdf]
  36. Pfau, T, Review of Colin Jager The Book of God: Secularization and Design in the Romantic Era, Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, No. 25 (2009), Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 2007 [038767ar.html]
  37. Pfau, T, The Wordsworthian Enlightenment: Romantic Poetry and the Ecology of Reading, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 48 no. 1 (2009), pp. 159-165, ISSN 0039-3762 [Gateway.cgi]
  38. Pfau, T, Beyond liberal Utopia: Freedom as the problem of modernity, European Romantic Review, vol. 19 no. 2 (April, 2008), pp. 83-103, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1050-9585 [doi]  [abs]
  39. Pfau, T, Romantic Theory: Forms of Reflexivity in the Romantic Era, Comparative Literature, vol. 60 no. 3 (January, 2008), pp. 290-294, Duke University Press, ISSN 0010-4124 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  40. Pfau, T, Review of Leon Chai, "Romantic Theory: Forms of Reflexivity in the Revolutionary Era", Comparative Literature, vol. 60 no. 3 (2008), pp. 290-94 [pdf]
  41. Pfau, T, From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism (November, 2007), pp. 101-122, BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD [doi]
  42. Pfau, T, Of ends and endings: Teleological and variational models of romantic narrative, European Romantic Review, vol. 18 no. 2 (Spring, 2007), pp. 231-241, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 1050-9585 [doi]  [abs]
  43. Pfau, T, The philosophy of Shipwreck: Gnosticism, skepticism, and Coleridge's catastrophic modernity, Mln, vol. 122 no. 5 (Winter, 2007), pp. 949-1004, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISSN 0026-7910 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  44. Pfau, T, Review of The Wordsworthian Enlightenment, ed. Helen R. Elam & Frances Ferguson (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2005), Romantic Circles (2007) [available here]
  45. Pfau, T, Review of George S. Williamson, The Longing for Myth in Germany: Religion and Aesthetic Culture from Romanticism to Nietzsche (Chicago: U of Chicago Press), European Romantic Review, vol. 18 no. 3 (Spring, 2007), pp. 439-44 [pdf]
  46. Pfau, T, Beyond the Suburbs of the Mind: The Political and Aesthetic Economy of the Body in Malthus and Wordsworth, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 95 (2007), pp. 629-69 [pdf]
  47. Pfau, T, Beyond Liberal Utopia: Freedom in the Nineteenth Century, European Romantic Review, vol. 19 no. 1 (2007) [pdf]
  48. Pfau, T, The Melancholy Gift: Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Thought, Romantic Praxis (2007) [html]
  49. Pfau, T, Rationality as Bewegung: From Kantian Autonomy to Hegel’s Self-Regulating System, in The Blackwell Companion to European Romanticism, edited by Ferber, M (2005), Blackwell [pdf]
  50. Pfau, T, Nineteenth-Century Lyric German Poetry, in Camden House History of German Literature, volume 9, vol 9 of Camden House History of German Literature, edited by Koelb, C; Downing, E, vol. 9 (Spring, 2005), pp. 201-242, Camden House [pdf]
  51. Pfau, T, From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism, in in "A Companion to European Romanticism", Blackwell Companions, edited by Ferber, M (2004), Blackwell
  52. Pfau, T, Conjuring history: Lyric cliché, conservative fantasy, and traumatic awakening in German romanticism, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 102 no. 1 (Winter, 2003), pp. 53-92, Duke University Press, ISSN 0038-2876 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  53. Pfau, T, The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy, Comparative Literature, vol. 55 no. 4 (January, 2003), pp. 360-363, Duke University Press, ISSN 0010-4124 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  54. Pfau, T, Review of Angela Esterhammer’s The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism, Criticism 44.1 (2003): 72 76 (2003), Stanford: Stanford UP, 2000 [pdf]
  55. Pfau, T, Review of Ian Balfour’s The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy, Comparative Literature (2003), Stanford: Stanford UP, 2002 [pdf]
  56. Pfau, T, Review of Emerson R. Marks, Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory since the Renaissance, Mlq (2003) ., vol. 60 no. 2 (2003), pp. 265-67 [pdf]
  57. Pfau, T, "From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism", edited by Romanticism, BCT (2003), Blackwell (edited Michael Ferber.)
  58. Pfau, T, The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism (review), Criticism, vol. 44 no. 1 (2002), pp. 72-76, Project Muse, ISSN 0011-1589 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  59. Pfau, T, Nachtigallenwahnsinn and Rabbinismus: Heine’s Literary Provocation to German-Jewish Cultural Identity, in Romantic Poetry: Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages, edited by Esterhammer, A (2002), pp. 427-44, John Benjamins [pdf]
  60. Pfau, T, The voice of critique: Aesthetic cognition after Kant, Modern Language Quarterly, vol. 60 no. 3 (September, 1999), pp. 321-352, Duke University Press, ISSN 0026-7929 (Previously published by Romantic Praxis http://www.rc.umd.edu/praxis/philosophy/pfau1/tp1.html.) [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  61. Pfau, T, Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory since the Renaissance, Modern Language Quarterly, vol. 60 no. 2 (January, 1999), pp. 265-267, Duke University Press, ISSN 0026-7929 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  62. Pfau, T, Review of Terence A. Hoagwood’s Politics, Philosophy, and the Production of Romantic Texts, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 38 no. 4 (1999), pp. 692-98, Carbondale: Northern Illinois UP, 1996 [pdf]
  63. Pfau, T; Hoagwood, TA, Politics, Philosophy, and the Production of Romantic Texts, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 38 no. 4 (1999), pp. 692-692, JSTOR, ISSN 0039-3762 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  64. Pfau, T, Reading beyond Redemption: Historicism, Irony, and the Lessons of Romanticism, edited by Pfau, T; Gleckner, RF, Critical Introduction to Lessons of Romanticism, Duke Up (1998), pp. 1-37
  65. Pfau, T, Paranoia Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials, in Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press, edited by Behrendt, SC (1997), pp. 221 pages, Wayne State University Press, ISBN 0814325688 [pdf]
  66. Pfau, T, Paranoian Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials, in Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press, edited by Behrendt, SC (1997), Detroit: Wayne State UP
  67. Pfau, T, Bringing about the Past: Prophetic Memory in Kant, Godwin, and Blake, Romantic Proxis (1997) [html]
  68. Pfau, T, Paranoian Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials, in Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press, edited by Behrendt, SC (1997), Detroit: Wayne State UP
  69. Pfau, T, 'Searching their Hearts': Romantic Pedagogy, Social Ascendancy, and the Pleasures of Surveillance in Andrew Bell and Mary Wollstonecraft, Romanticism, vol. 2 no. ii (1996), pp. 220-46 [pdf]
  70. Pfau, T; Kercsmar, RR, Rhetorical and cultural dissolution in Romanticism - Introduction, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 95 no. 3 (1996), pp. 571-573, ISSN 0038-2876 [Gateway.cgi]
  71. Pfau, T, ''Beyond the suburbs of the mind'': The political and aesthetic disciplining of the Romantic body, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 95 no. 3 (Summer, 1996), pp. 629-669, ISSN 0038-2876 [Gateway.cgi]
  72. Pfau, T, Review of Martha Woodmansee’s The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 34 (1995), pp. 490-95, New York: Columbia UP [pdf]
  73. Pfau, T, Immediacy and Dissolution: Reflections on Moral Theory and the Logic of Critical Discourse, in Intersections: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory, edited by Rajan, T; Clark, D (1995), Albany: State U of New York P [pdf]
  74. Pfau, T; Woodmansee, M, The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 34 no. 3 (1995), pp. 490-490, JSTOR, ISSN 0039-3762 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  75. Pfau, T, Immediacy and Dissolution: Reflections on Moral Theory and the Logic of Critical Discourse, in Intersections: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory, edited by Rajan, T; Clark, D (1995), Albany: State U of New York P [pdf]
  76. Pfau, T, "Elementary Feelings" and "Distorted Language": The Pragmatics of Culture in Wordsworth's Preface to Lyrical Ballads, New Literary History, vol. 24 no. 1 (1993), pp. 125-125, JSTOR, ISSN 0028-6087 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  77. Pfau, T, The Pragmatics of Genre: Moral Theory and Lyric Authorship in Hegel and Wordsworth, Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Review, vol. 10 no. ii (1992), pp. 397-422 (Reprinted in Intellectual Property and the Construction of Authorship, ed. Peter Jaszi and Martha Woodmansee [Durham: Duke UP, 1994].) [pdf]
  78. Tropes of Desire: Figuring the 'Insufficient Void' of Self-Consciousness in Shelley's Epipsychidion, Keats-Shelley Journal, vol. XL (1991), pp. 99-126
  79. PFAU, T, TROPES OF DESIRE, FIGURING THE INSUFFICIENT VOID OF SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS IN SHELLEY 'EPIPSYCHIDION', Keats Shelley Journal, vol. 40 (1991), pp. 99-126, ISSN 0453-4387 [Gateway.cgi]
  80. Pfau, T, Review of Wordsworth's Art of Allusion by Edward Stein, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 29 (1990), pp. 496-499, ISSN 0039-3762 [pdf]
  81. Pfau, T, Review of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean Luc Nancy’s The Literary Absolute, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 29 no. 2 (1990), pp. 309-13 [pdf]
  82. Pfau, T, Review of Edwin Stein’s Woodworth’s Art of Illusion, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 29 (1990), pp. 496-99
  83. Pfau, T, Immediacy and the Text: Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Theory of Style and Interpretation, Journal of the History of Ideas, vol. 51 no. i (1990), pp. 51-73
  84. Pfau, T, Review of Winfried Menninghaus’s Unendliche Verdopplung: Die Grundlegung der fruhromantischen Kunsttheorie im Begriff absoluter Selbstreflexion, Mln (German Issue), vol. 104 no. 3 (1989), pp. 729-33 [pdf]
  85. Pfau, T, Thinking before Totality: Kritik, Ubersetzung, and the Language of Interpretation in the early Walter Benjamin, Mln (Comparative Literature Issue), vol. 103 no. 5 (1988), pp. 1072-97 [pdf]
  86. Pfau, T, Review of Andrej Warminski’s Readings in Interpretation: Holderlin, Hegel, and Heidegger, Mln (Comparative Literature Issue), vol. 102 no. 5 (1987), pp. 1212-15 [pdf]
  87. Pfau, T, Rhetoric and the Existential: Romantic Studies and the Question of the Subject, Studies in Romanticism, vol. 26 (1987), pp. 487-512 [pdf]