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Publications of Thomas Pfau    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

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

Edited

  1.  Judgment and Action Fragments toward a History.  Northwestern University Press, December 2017.
  2. Pfau, T. Minding the modern: Human agency, intellectual traditions, and responsible knowledge.  January 2013.  [abs]
  3. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R. Romanticism and Modernity.  Routledge, November 2011.
  4. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R. Romanticism and Modernity. 21 Routledge, 2011. [doi]
  5.  Medium and Message in German Modernism. 2 2006.  (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..  Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005.  (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.  an anthology of twenty-one essays, Durham: Duke UP, 1998.
  8. Pfau, T. Wordsworth’s Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Romantic Cultural Production.  Stanford UP, 1997.  (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 95.iii (Summer 1996).
  10. Pfau, T. Idealism and the Endgames of Theory: Three Essays by F. W. J. Schelling.  State U of New York P, 1994.  (Trans. and edited with a critical introduction)
  11. Pfau, T; translator,. Friedrich Hölderlin: Essays and Letters on Theory.  State U of New York P, 1987.  (Trans. and ed., with a critical introduction)

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. Pfau, T. "Kantian Aesthetics as "Soft" Iconoclasm." Logos a Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 24.3 (2021): 69-88.
  2. Pfau, T. "Absolute Gegebenheit: Image as aesthetic Urphanomen in Husserl and Rilke." Phenomenology to the Letter: Husserl and Literature.  2020. 227-260. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Pfau, T. "“Superabundant being”: Disambiguating Rilke and Heidegger." Modern Theology 35.1WILEY, (January, 2019): 23-42. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Pfau, T. "“Seeing and being seen coincide” freedom as contemplation in Nicholas of Cusa and G. M. Hopkins." Logos a Journal of Catholic Thought and Culture 22.4Project Muse, (January, 2019): 20-41. [doi]
  5. Pfau, T. "Expanding Romanticism's Spatiotemporal, Disciplinary, and Conceptual Boundaries." Keats Shelley Journal 68 (2019): 160-162.
  6. Pfau, T. "On attention." Salmagundi 2017-Spring.194 (March, 2017): 145-163.
  7. Pfau, T. ""Botched execution" or historical inevitability: Conceptual dilemmas in Brad S. Gregory's the unintended reformation." Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 46.3 (September, 2016): 603-628. [doi]
  8. Pfau, T. "A Modern Coleridge: Cultivation, Addiction, Habits." Studies in Romanticism 55.1 (2016): 134-138.
  9. Pfau, T. "Cosmopolitan Sociality and the Bildungsroman." Novel a Forum on Fiction 48.1Duke University Press, (January, 2015): 136-139. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. Pfau, T. "Rational Theology and the Catholic Critique of Modernity, 1780-1830." The Oxford Handbook on European Romanticism. Ed. Paul, HKC; London,.  2014.  forthcoming
  11. Pfau, T. "Wagner hören im Zeitalter kultureller Überdetermination: Adorno’s Versuch über Wagner." Jenseits von Bayreuth: Richard Wagner Heute. Ed. Boernchen, S; Mein, G. Fink Verlag, 2014. 
  12. Pfau, T. "’A certain mediocrity' Moral Sentiments and Early Behaviorism in A. Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments." Romanticism and the Emotions. Ed. Faflak, J; Sha, R. Cambridge UP, 2014. 
  13. Pfau, T. "History without Hermeneutics: Brad Gregory’s Unintended Modernity." The Immanent Frame  (November, 2013) [available here]
  14. 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]
  15. Pfau, T. "A Note on the pre-History of European Nihilism: Eroticism and Damaged Life in Don Giovanni."  2 [_A_Note_on_the_pre-History_of_European_Nihilism_Eroticism_and_Damaged_Life_in_Don_Giovanni_]
  16. Pfau, T. "Meta language and visual experience in The Stechlin." The German Quarterly 86.4WILEY, (October, 2013): 421-443. [doi]
  17. Pfau, T. "Epochenwandel mit metaphysischen Anklängen: Metasprache und Bilderfahrung in Der Stechlin." German Quarterly 86.4 (2013): 420-442. [_]
  18. Pfau, T. "Mourning Modernity:: Classical Antiquity, Romantic Theory, and Elegiac Form."   [doi]  [abs]
  19. 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 23.1 (March, 2012): 68-73.
  20. Pfau, T. "A certain mediocrity: Adam Smith’s moral behaviorism." Romanticism and the Emotions. Cambridge University Press, 2012. 48-75. [doi]  [abs]
  21. Pfau, T. "The Appearance of Stimmung: Play as Virtual Rationality." Stimmung: zur Wiederkehr einer ästhetischen Kategorie?. Ed. Gisbertz, A. Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2011.  [pdf]
  22. 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 108.3University of Chicago Press, (February, 2011): E191-E194. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  23. Pfau, T. "Rethinking the image: With some reflections on G. M. Hopkins." Yearbook of Comparative Literature 57 (January, 2011): 117-147.
  24. Pfau, T. "The Bildungsroman." The Blackwell Encylopedia of Romantic Literature. Ed. Burwick, F; Goslee, N; Hoeveler, D. Blackwell, 2011. 124-132. [_]
  25. Pfau, T. "Review of Paul Fry, Wordsworth and the Poetry of What We Are."  108.3 [Review_of_Paul_Fry_Wordsworth_and_the_Poetry_of_What_We_Are]
  26. Pfau, T. "William Paley." Blackwell Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature, 4 vols.. Ed. Burwick, F; Goslee, N. Blackwell, 2011.  [_]
  27. Pfau, T. "Bildungsspiele: Vicissitudes of socialization in Wilhelm Meister's apprenticeship." European Romantic Review 21.5Informa UK Limited, (October, 2010): 567-587. [doi]  [abs]
  28. Pfau, T; Mitchell, R. "European Romantic Review: Introduction." European Romantic Review 21.5Informa UK Limited, (October, 2010): 545-551. [doi]
  29. Pfau, T. "Between sentimentality and phantasmagoria: German lyric poetry, 1830–1890." German Literature of the Nineteenth Century, 1832-1899. 9 2010. 207-250.  [abs]
  30. Pfau, T. "The letter of judgment: Practical reason in Aristotle, the Stoics, and Rousseau." Eighteenth Century 51.3 (January, 2010): 289-316. [Gateway.cgi]  [abs]
  31. Pfau, T. ""All is leaf": Difference, metamorphosis, and Goethe's phenomenology of knowledge." Studies in Romanticism 49.1 (January, 2010): 3-41. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  32. Mitchell, R; Pfau, T. "“Romanticism and Form” special issue." European Romantic Review 21.5 (2010)
  33. Mitchell, R; Pfau, T. "NASSR 2009 Conference Volume." European Romantic Review 21.3 (2010)
  34. Pfau, T. "Bildung: Etiology, Function, Structure (with some reflections on Beethoven)." Die Romantik: ein Gründungsmythos der EuropEuropäischen Moderne. Ed. Gaier, U; al, E. Bonner Universitätsverlag, 2010. 123-41. [pdf]
  35. Pfau, T. "Bildung: Etiology, Function, Structure (with some reflections on Beethoven)." Die Romantik: ein Gründungsmythos der EuropEuropäischen Moderne. Ed. Gaier, U. Bonner Universitätsverlag, 2010. 123-41. [pdf]
  36. Pfau, T. "Mourning Modernity: Classical Antiquity, Romantic Theory, and Elegiac Form." The Oxford Handbook on the Elegy.  2009.  [pdf]
  37. 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 Philadelphia: U of Pennsylvania Press, 2007, (2009) [038767ar.html]
  38. Pfau, T. "The Wordsworthian Enlightenment: Romantic Poetry and the Ecology of Reading." Studies in Romanticism 48.1 (2009): 159-165. [Gateway.cgi]
  39. Pfau, T. "Beyond liberal Utopia: Freedom as the problem of modernity." European Romantic Review 19.2Informa UK Limited, (April, 2008): 83-103. [doi]  [abs]
  40. Pfau, T. "Romantic Theory: Forms of Reflexivity in the Romantic Era." Comparative Literature 60.3Duke University Press, (January, 2008): 290-294. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  41. Pfau, T. "Review of Leon Chai, "Romantic Theory: Forms of Reflexivity in the Revolutionary Era"." Comparative Literature 60.3 (2008): 290-94. [pdf]
  42. Pfau, T. "From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism."  BLACKWELL PUBLISHING LTD, [doi]
  43. Pfau, T. "Of ends and endings: Teleological and variational models of romantic narrative." European Romantic Review 18.2Informa UK Limited, (Spring, 2007): 231-241. [doi]  [abs]
  44. Pfau, T. "The philosophy of Shipwreck: Gnosticism, skepticism, and Coleridge's catastrophic modernity." Mln 122.5Johns Hopkins University Press, (Winter, 2007): 949-1004. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  45. Pfau, T. "Review of The Wordsworthian Enlightenment, ed. Helen R. Elam & Frances Ferguson (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2005)." Romantic Circles  (2007) [available here]
  46. 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 18.3 (Spring, 2007): 439-44. [pdf]
  47. Pfau, T. "Beyond the Suburbs of the Mind: The Political and Aesthetic Economy of the Body in Malthus and Wordsworth." South Atlantic Quarterly 95 (2007): 629-69. [pdf]
  48. Pfau, T. "Beyond Liberal Utopia: Freedom in the Nineteenth Century." European Romantic Review 19.1 (2007) [pdf]
  49. Pfau, T. "The Melancholy Gift: Freedom in Nineteenth-Century Thought." Romantic Praxis  (2007) [html]
  50. Pfau, T. "Rationality as Bewegung: From Kantian Autonomy to Hegel’s Self-Regulating System." The Blackwell Companion to European Romanticism. Ed. Ferber, M. Blackwell, 2005.  [pdf]
  51. Pfau, T. "Nineteenth-Century Lyric German Poetry." Camden House History of German Literature, volume 9. Ed. Koelb, C; Downing, E. vol 9 of Camden House History of German Literature9Camden House, 2005. 201-242. [pdf]
  52. Pfau, T. "From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism." in "A Companion to European Romanticism". Ed. Ferber, M. Blackwell CompanionsBlackwell, 2004. 
  53. Pfau, T. "Conjuring history: Lyric cliché, conservative fantasy, and traumatic awakening in German romanticism." South Atlantic Quarterly 102.1Duke University Press, (Winter, 2003): 53-92. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  54. Pfau, T. "The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy." Comparative Literature 55.4Duke University Press, (January, 2003): 360-363. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  55. Pfau, T. "Review of Angela Esterhammer’s The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism." Criticism 44.1 (2003): 72 76 Stanford: Stanford UP, 2000, (2003) [pdf]
  56. Pfau, T. "Review of Ian Balfour’s The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy." Comparative Literature Stanford: Stanford UP, 2002, (2003) [pdf]
  57. Pfau, T. "Review of Emerson R. Marks, Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory since the Renaissance." Mlq (2003) . 60.2 (2003): 265-67. [pdf]
  58. Pfau, T. ""From Autonomous Subjects to Self-Regulating Structures: Rationality and Development in German Idealism"." Ed. Romanticism, BCT. Blackwell,  edited Michael Ferber
  59. Pfau, T. "The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism (review)." Criticism 44.1Project Muse, (2002): 72-76. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  60. Pfau, T. "Nachtigallenwahnsinn and Rabbinismus: Heine’s Literary Provocation to German-Jewish Cultural Identity." Romantic Poetry: Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages. Ed. Esterhammer, A. John Benjamins, 2002. 427-44. [pdf]
  61. Pfau, T. "The voice of critique: Aesthetic cognition after Kant." Modern Language Quarterly 60.3Duke University Press, (September, 1999): 321-352.  Previously published by Romantic Praxis http://www.rc.umd.edu/praxis/philosophy/pfau1/tp1.html [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  62. Pfau, T. "Taming the Chaos: English Poetic Diction Theory since the Renaissance." Modern Language Quarterly 60.2Duke University Press, (January, 1999): 265-267. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  63. Pfau, T. "Review of Terence A. Hoagwood’s Politics, Philosophy, and the Production of Romantic Texts." Studies in Romanticism 38.4Carbondale: Northern Illinois UP, 1996, (1999): 692-98. [pdf]
  64. Pfau, T; Hoagwood, TA. "Politics, Philosophy, and the Production of Romantic Texts." Studies in Romanticism 38.4JSTOR, (1999): 692-692. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  65. Pfau, T. "Reading beyond Redemption: Historicism, Irony, and the Lessons of Romanticism." Critical Introduction to Lessons of Romanticism, Duke Up Ed. Pfau, T; Gleckner, RF.  (1998): 1-37.
  66. Pfau, T. "Paranoia Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials." Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press. Ed. Behrendt, SC. Wayne State University Press, 1997. 221 pages. [pdf]
  67. Pfau, T. "Paranoian Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials." Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press. Ed. Behrendt, SC. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1997. 
  68. Pfau, T. "Bringing about the Past: Prophetic Memory in Kant, Godwin, and Blake." Romantic Proxis  (1997) [html]
  69. Pfau, T. "Paranoian Historicized: Legal Fantasy, Social Change, and Satiric Meta-Commentary in the 1794 Treason Trials." Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press. Ed. Behrendt, SC. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1997. 
  70. Pfau, T. "'Searching their Hearts': Romantic Pedagogy, Social Ascendancy, and the Pleasures of Surveillance in Andrew Bell and Mary Wollstonecraft." Romanticism 2.ii (1996): 220-46. [pdf]
  71. Pfau, T; Kercsmar, RR. "Rhetorical and cultural dissolution in Romanticism - Introduction." South Atlantic Quarterly 95.3 (1996): 571-573. [Gateway.cgi]
  72. Pfau, T. "''Beyond the suburbs of the mind'': The political and aesthetic disciplining of the Romantic body." South Atlantic Quarterly 95.3 (Summer, 1996): 629-669. [Gateway.cgi]
  73. Pfau, T. "Review of Martha Woodmansee’s The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics." Studies in Romanticism 34New York: Columbia UP, (1995): 490-95. [pdf]
  74. Pfau, T. "Immediacy and Dissolution: Reflections on Moral Theory and the Logic of Critical Discourse." Intersections: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory. Ed. Rajan, T; Clark, D. Albany: State U of New York P, 1995.  [pdf]
  75. Pfau, T; Woodmansee, M. "The Author, Art, and the Market: Rereading the History of Aesthetics." Studies in Romanticism 34.3JSTOR, (1995): 490-490. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  76. Pfau, T. "Immediacy and Dissolution: Reflections on Moral Theory and the Logic of Critical Discourse." Intersections: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory. Ed. Rajan, T; Clark, D. Albany: State U of New York P, 1995.  [pdf]
  77. Pfau, T. ""Elementary Feelings" and "Distorted Language": The Pragmatics of Culture in Wordsworth's Preface to Lyrical Ballads." New Literary History 24.1JSTOR, (1993): 125-125. [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  78. Pfau, T. "The Pragmatics of Genre: Moral Theory and Lyric Authorship in Hegel and Wordsworth." Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Review 10.ii (1992): 397-422.  Reprinted in Intellectual Property and the Construction of Authorship, ed. Peter Jaszi and Martha Woodmansee [Durham: Duke UP, 1994] [pdf]
  79. "Tropes of Desire: Figuring the 'Insufficient Void' of Self-Consciousness in Shelley's Epipsychidion." Keats-Shelley Journal XL (1991): 99-126.
  80. PFAU, T. "TROPES OF DESIRE, FIGURING THE INSUFFICIENT VOID OF SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS IN SHELLEY 'EPIPSYCHIDION'." Keats Shelley Journal 40 (1991): 99-126. [Gateway.cgi]
  81. Pfau, T. "Review of Wordsworth's Art of Allusion by Edward Stein." Studies in Romanticism 29 (1990): 496-499. [pdf]
  82. Pfau, T. "Review of Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe and Jean Luc Nancy’s The Literary Absolute." Studies in Romanticism 29.2 (1990): 309-13. [pdf]
  83. Pfau, T. "Review of Edwin Stein’s Woodworth’s Art of Illusion." Studies in Romanticism 29 (1990): 496-99.
  84. Pfau, T. "Immediacy and the Text: Friedrich Schleiermacher’s Theory of Style and Interpretation." Journal of the History of Ideas 51.i (1990): 51-73.
  85. Pfau, T. "Review of Winfried Menninghaus’s Unendliche Verdopplung: Die Grundlegung der fruhromantischen Kunsttheorie im Begriff absoluter Selbstreflexion." Mln (German Issue) 104.3 (1989): 729-33. [pdf]
  86. Pfau, T. "Thinking before Totality: Kritik, Ubersetzung, and the Language of Interpretation in the early Walter Benjamin." Mln (Comparative Literature Issue) 103.5 (1988): 1072-97. [pdf]
  87. Pfau, T. "Review of Andrej Warminski’s Readings in Interpretation: Holderlin, Hegel, and Heidegger." Mln (Comparative Literature Issue) 102.5 (1987): 1212-15. [pdf]
  88. Pfau, T. "Rhetoric and the Existential: Romantic Studies and the Question of the Subject." Studies in Romanticism 26 (1987): 487-512. [pdf]

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