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  1. T. Moi, Språk og oppmerksomhet [Language and Attention] (2013), pp. 93, Aschehoug (A long essay, published as a pamphlet. 14,000 words..).
  2. Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman, 2nd edition, with a major new introduction. (2008), Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  3. Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Art, Theater, Philosophy (2006), pp. xvi + 396, Oxford University Press.
  4. Sex, Gender and the Body: The Student Edition of What Is a Woman? (2005), Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press (Contains the first two essays in What Is a Woman? and a new preface..).
  5. What Is a Woman? and Other Essays (January, 1999), Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.
  6. Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman (1994), pp. xii + 324, Oxford & Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell.
  7. Feminist Theory and Simone de Beauvoir, The Bucknell Lectures in Literary Theory (1990), Oxford and Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell.
  8. Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory (1985), London and New York: Methuen.

Edited Volumes

  1. French Feminist Thought (1987), pp. x + 260, Oxford and New York: Blackwell.
  2. The Kristeva Reader (1986), pp. viii + 327, Oxford: Blackwell, and New York: Columbia.

Special Issues

  1. Materialist Feminism, edited by Toril Moi and Janice Radway, SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 93 no. 4 (Fall, 1994).

Articles in a Journal

  1. T. Moi, Hedda's Silences: Beauty and Despair in Hedda Gabler, Modern Drama, vol. 56 no. 4 (Winter, 2014), pp. 434-56.
  2. T. Moi, Afterword: How the French Read, New Literary History, vol. 44 no. 2 (Spring, 2014), pp. 299-314.
  3. T. Moi, Markedslogikk og kulturkritikk: Om Breivik og ubehaget i den postmoderne kulturen [Market Logic and Cultural Criticism: About Breivik and the Discontents of Postmodern Culture], Samtiden no. 3 (September, 2012), pp. 21-30.
  4. T. Moi, Hvordan skal vi forsvare humaniora? Perspektiver fra USA” [How are we to defend the humanities? US Perspectives], Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, vol. 28 no. 3 (September, 2011), pp. 273-83.
  5. T. Moi, The Adventure of Reading: Literature and Philosophy, Cavell and Beauvoir, Literature and Theology, vol. 25 no. 2 (June, 2011), pp. 125-40.
  6. T. Moi, "They Practice Their Trades in Different Worlds": Concepts in Poststructuralism and Ordinary Language Philosophy, New Literary History, vol. 40 no. 4 (May, 2010), pp. 801-24 [author's comments].
  7. T. Moi, 'They Practice Their Trades in Different Worlds': Concepts in Poststructuralism and Ordinary Language Philosophy, New Literary History (May, 2010).
  8. T. Moi, What Can Literature Do? Simone de Beauvoir as a Literary Theorist, Querelles: Jahrbuch für Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung (2010), pp. 23-32 (Issue title: Simone de Beauvoir: Schreiben zwischen Theorie und Erzählung.).
  9. T. Moi, Hva kan litteratur gjøre? Simone de Beauvoirs litteratursyn og et folkemøte i Paris i 1964, Samtiden no. 1 (March, 2009), pp. 121-29 (A different version of "What Can Literature Do?" An excerpt was published as "Hvorfor skrive?" ("Why Write?" in Aftenposten (Oslo), 8 March 2008, Kultursøndag, pp. 16-17..).
  10. T. Moi, What Can Literature Do? Simone de Beauvoir as a LIterary Theorist, PMLA, vol. 124 no. 1 (January, 2009), pp. 189-98.
  11. T. Moi, What Can Literature Do? Simone de Beauvoir as a Literary Theorist, PMLA, vol. 124 no. 1 (January, 2009), pp. 189-98.
  12. T. Moi, 'I am not a woman writer': About Women, Literature and Feminist Theory Today, Feminist Theory (UK), vol. 9 no. 3 (December, 2008), pp. 259-71.
  13. T. Moi, Kunsten å se: Om moderne litteratur og moderne kirker [The Art of Seeing: About Modern LIterature and Modern Churches], Kirke og kultur (Oslo) no. no. 4 (September, 2008), pp. 265-79.
  14. T. Moi, Ibsen in Exile: Peer Gynt, or the Difficulty of Becoming a Poet in Norway, Field Day Review (Dublin) no. 4 (September, 2008), pp. 24-39.
  15. T. Moi, Jeg er ikke en kvinnelig forfatter, Samtiden no. 3 (September, 2008), pp. 6-21 (The Norwegian version of "'I Am Not a Woman Writer.'" An excerpt was published in Morgenbladet, 12 Sept. 2008, 22-24..).
  16. T. Moi, Om noen reaksjoner på Ibsens modernisme: Svar til Helland, Larsen og Humpal” [About some responses to Henrik Ibsen and the Birth of Modernism: Reply to Helland, Larsen and Humpal], Edda, vol. 108 no. 1 (2008), pp. 57-68.
  17. T. Moi, Henrik Ibsen et l'idéalisme: Repenser l'histoire littéraire du dix-neuvième siècle, Études Germaniques, vol. 62 no. 4 (Winter, 2007), pp. 917-34 (Translated by Nathalie Dupont..).
  18. T. Moi, ‘De er ikke alle skabte til at være mødre’: Natur, kultur og sosiale normer, eller hvordan Gro Nylander kan bli til ammepoliti uten at hun selv vil det” [‘They are not all made to be mothers’: Nature, culture and social norms, or how Gro Nylander can become the breastfeeding police without wanting to],, Samtiden no. 3 (2007), pp. 4-19.
  19. T. Moi, “First and Foremost a Human Being” / “Prima di tutto e sopratutto, un essere umano”, Leggendaria (Roma) no. 58-59 (October, 2006), pp. 10-14; 48-52 (Special bilingual Ibsen issue..).
  20. T. Moi, ‘I Am Not a Feminist, But…’ How Feminism Became the F-word, PMLA, vol. 121 no. 5 (October, 2006), pp. 1735-41.
  21. T. Moi, “‘First and Foremost a Human Being’”: Idealism, Theater and Gender in A Doll’s House, Modern Drama, vol. 49 no. 3 (Fall, 2006), pp. 256-84.
  22. T. Moi, “‘Først og fremst et menneske’: Kjønn, kropp og teater i Et dukkehjem,” [‘First and foremost a human being’: Gender, body and theater in A Doll’s House, Samtiden no. 1 (Spring, 2006), pp. 69-82 (Translated from English by Agnete Øye..).
  23. T. Moi, Terje Vigen: An Idealist Triumph, Scandinavian Review, vol. 94 no. 2 (Autumn-Winter 2006), pp. 57-61.
  24. Førsteopposisjon ved Knut Olav Åmås' disputas, Bergen 6 April 2005, Norsk Litterær Årbok (2005), pp. 201-23 (The text of my formal "opposition" at Knut Olav Åmås's defense of his doctoral thesis, a biography of the Norwegian poet Olav H. Hauge..).
  25. Kjetil Jakobsen, Kritikk av den reine autonomi: Ibsen, verden og de norske intellektuelle , Edda no. 2 (2005), pp. 99-109 (Formal "opposition" at Kjetil Jakobsen's defense of his doctoral thesis:"Critique of pure autonomy: Ibsen, the world and Norwegian intellectuals.".).
  26. Ibsen, Theatre, and the Ideology of Modernism, Theatre Survey, vol. 45 no. 2 (November, 2004), pp. 247-52.
  27. Å mene det vi sier: om de intellektuelles ansvar ("Meaning What We Say: The Responsibility of Intellectuals"), Samtiden, vol. 1 (2004), pp. 60-75.
  28. A Woman's Struggle for Self Expression: Theatricality and Modernity in Nora's Tarantella, edited by Anne Karin Jortveit and Andrea Kroksnes, Devil-may-care: The Nordic Pavillion at the 50th Venice Biennal 2003 (2003), pp. 150-157, Oslo: Office for Contemporary Art Norway.
  29. Corinne - kvinnenes grunnleggende modernitetsmyte (Corinne - Women's Fundamental Myth of Modernity), Samtiden (Oslo), vol. 2 (2002), pp. 72-83.
  30. Ibsen lever hvis teatret tør ("Ibsen lives if the theatre dares"), Aftenposten (Oslo) (15 September 2002), pp. 13.
  31. The Politics of Theory, The Yearly Review (2001), Department of English, Calcutta, India.
  32. "I Am a Woman": The Body as Background in The Second Sex, Paroles Gelées, vol. 17 no. 2 (1999), pp. 1-19.
  33. Vad är en kvinna? Kön och genus i feministisk teori ("What Is a Woman? Sex and Gender in Feminist Theory"), Res Publica (Spring, 1997), pp. 71-158 (Translation of early version of the title essay of "What Is a Woman?".).
  34. The Challenge of the Particular Case: Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture and Literary Criticism, MLQ (Modern Language Quarterly), vol. 58 no. 4 (1997), pp. 497-508.
  35. Hva er en kvinne? Feministisk teori og subjektivitet ("What Is a Woman? Feminist Theory and Subjectivity"), in Litteratur og kjønn i Norden: Papers from the 1994 IASS Conference ("Literature and Gender in the Nordic Countries: Papers from the 1994 International Association of Scandinavian Studies Conference") (1996), pp. 9-20, Iceland: Reykjavik.
  36. Psychoanalysis, Feminism, Politics: An interview with Juliet Mitchell, SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 93 no. 4 (Fall, 1994), pp. 925-49.
  37. Beauvoir's Utopia: The Politics of The Second Sex, SAQ: The South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 92 no. 2 (1993), pp. 311-61.
  38. Pakter, depressioner och skrivande ("Pacts, depressions and writing."), Divan (Stockholm), vol. 6 (1993), pp. 4-17 (Trans. Ulla Rosén.).
  39. Det finnes ingen store kvinnelige kunstnere: Simone de Beauvoir om kvinnelighet og kreativitet. ("There has never been any great women artists: Simone de Beauvoir on femininity and creativity."), Kunsthåndverk (Oslo), vol. 49 (1993), pp. 22-27.
  40. Nederlag eller frigjøring: Simone de Beauvoirs møte med Jean-Paul Sartre. ("Defeat or liberation: on Beauvoir's encounter with Sartre."), Kritikkjournalen (Oslo), vol. 2 (1993), pp. 76-85.
  41. 'She Died Because She Came Too Late...': Knowledge, Doubles and Death in Thomas's 'Tristan'., Exemplaria, vol. 4 no. 1 (1992), pp. 103-31.
  42. Ambiguity and Alienation in 'The Second Sex.', boundary 2, vol. 19 no. 2 (1992), pp. 96-112 ((1994 Reprinted in the book version of this issue. Margaret Ferguson and Jennifer Wicke, eds., Feminism and Postmodernism. Durham, NC: Duke U Press: 86-102)).).
  43. Appropriating Bourdieu: Feminist Theory and Pierre Bourdieu's Sociology of Culture, New Literary History, vol. 22 no. 4 (1991), pp. 1017-1049.
  44. 'L'Invitée': An Existentialist Melodrama, Paragraph, vol. 14 no. 2 (1991), pp. 151-69.
  45. Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman, Yale Journal of Criticism, vol. 4 no. 1 (1990), pp. 1-23 ([1990: Translated into Finnish as “Erään naisintellektuellin synty.” Pirjo Ahokas and Lea Rojola (eds.), Marginalista muutokseen. Turku yliopiston offsetpaino: Turku, 39-69.].).
  46. Simone de Beauvoir -- politiken och den intellektuella kvinnan, Stockholm, Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift, vol. 4 (1988), pp. 3-14 ("Simone de Beauvoir--politics and the intellectual woman".).
  47. Feminism, Postmodernism and Style: recent feminist criticism in the US, Cultural Critique, vol. 9 (1988), pp. 3-22.
  48. Simone de Beauvoir--politiken och den intellektuella kvinnan. (“Simone de Beauvoir--politics and the intellectual woman"), Kvinnovetenskaplig tidskrift (Stockholm), vol. 4 (1988), pp. 3-14.
  49. The truth of feminism, Edda, vol. 4 (1988), pp. 361-2.
  50. Depresjonens svarte sol: Julia Kristevas nyeste bok. (“The Black Sun of Depression: Julia Kristeva’s new book.”), Vinduet, vol. 4 (1987), pp. 25-30.
  51. Kjønn og makt: teoretiske perspektiver. (“Sex and Power: Theoretical Perspectives.”), Nytt om kvinneforskning, vol. 2 (1987), pp. 4-6.
  52. Existentialism and Feminism: The Rhetoric of Biology in 'The Second Sex', Sexual Difference, Special Issue of The Oxford Literary Review (June, 1986), pp. 88-95 ([1987: Reprinted in Arbeidsnotat 2/87 (“Kjønn og makt: teoretiske perspektiver”), Oslo: NAVFs sekretariat for kvinneforskning og kvinner i forskning: 83-90.].).
  53. Hele verden en scene: Karen Blixens novelle “Storme”. (“All the world’s a stage: Karen Blixen’s short story “Tempests”.”), Edda, vol. 2 (1986), pp. 149-61.
  54. Fra kvinnelitteraturforskning til feministisk litteraturteori (“From Women’s Literature to Feminist Literary Theory.”), Nytt om kvinneforskning, vol. 1 (1986), pp. 12-17.
  55. “She Came to Stay”: Review essay on Mary Evans, 'Simone de Beauvoir: A Feminist Mandarin' and Judith Okely’s 'Simone de Beauvoir.', Paragraph, vol. 8 (1986), pp. 110-20.
  56. Simone de Beauvoir: in memoriam, Modern and Contemporary France, vol. 27 (1986), pp. 26-27.
  57. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Feminist Readings of Woolf, Canadian Journal of Political and Social Theory, vol. 9 no. 1-2 (1985), pp. 133-47.
  58. Kvinnetekst, kvinnespråk, kvinneteori: Monique Wittig's Les Guérillères. (“Women’s text, women’s language, women's theory: Wittig’s novel Les Guérillères"), Tribune (1985), pp. 2-28.
  59. Power, Sex and Subjectivity: Feminist Reflections on Foucault., Paragraph, vol. 5 (1985), pp. 95-102.
  60. Hva er kvinneforskning? Noen synspunkter til en debatt. (“What is feminist research? Some points towards a debate.”), Replikk, vol. 1 (1985), pp. 5-9.
  61. “The Case of Dora” and “Feminist Readings of Dora.”, edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Desire (ICA Documents) (1984), pp. 3, 16-17.
  62. The Missing Mother: René Girard’s Oedipal Rivalries., Diacritics, vol. 12 no. 2 (1983), pp. 21-31.
  63. Musen og moren: En sammenligning av Mallarmés “Apparition” og Desnos’ “Coeur en bouche”. (“Muse and Mother: A Comparison of Mallarmé’s “Apparition” and Desnos’ “Coeur en bouche”, Edda, vol. 1 (1983), pp. 13-18.
  64. Narcissisme som forsvar: Ibsens Hedda Gabler. (“Narcissism as defence: Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler.”), Eigenproduksjon, vol. 18 (1983), pp. 43-61.
  65. Jealousy and Sexual Difference, Feminist Review, vol. 11 (1982), pp. 53-68.
  66. Myten om den myke mann og den store kjærligheten: Ketil Bjørnstads Vinterbyen. (“Mythical Men and Mythical Love: Ketil Bjørnstad’s Vinterbyen.”), Vinduet, vol. 1 (1982), pp. 57-63.
  67. Representation of Patriarchy: Sexuality and Epistemology in Freud’s Dora, Feminist Review, vol. 9 (1981), pp. 60-74.
  68. Kvinne, språk og frigjøring: Marie Cardinals roman Les mots pour le dire sett i relasjon til nyere fransk kvinnelitteratur. (“Women, Language, Liberation: Marie Cardinal’s Les Mots pour le dire in relation to recent literature by women in France.”), Edda, vol. 1 (1981), pp. 47-58.
  69. Den kvinnelige utopi. (“Women’s Utopia.”), Vinduet, vol. 2 (1981), pp. 32-38.
  70. Litteraturforskning og politikk: om det teoretiske grunnlaget for kvinnelitteraturforskninga (“Literature and politics: on the theoretical basis for feminist literary criticism.”), Kontrast, vol. 6 (1981), pp. 44-51.

Book Reviews

  1. T. Moi, Mot til å overleve [Courage to survive], Essay on Vigdis Hjorth, Fryd og Fare, Morgenbladet (Oslo) (November 22, 2013), pp. 52-53.
  2. T. Moi, Shame and Openness: On Karl Ove Knausgård,, Salmagundi Magazine no. 107 (Winter), pp. 205-10 (Translated by Toril Moi and Anders Firing Lunde..).
  3. T. Moi, “Skam og åpenhet” [Shame and openness], essay on Karl Ove Knausgård, Min kamp, vols 1-6, Morgenbladet (December 16, 2011), pp. 44-45.
  4. T. Moi, Trivialitetens vesen [The nature of triviality], review of Anne B. Ragde, Jeg skal gjøre deg så lykkelig, Morgenbladet (September 9, 2011), pp. 38-39.
  5. T. Moi, "The Adulteress Wife." Review of Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevalier (translators), The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir, London Review of Books, vol. 32 no. 2 (February 11, 2010), pp. 3, 5-6.
  6. T. Moi, Review of Gill Plain and Susan Sellers (eds.), A History of Feminist Literary Criticism, Modern Philology, vol. 107 no. 4 (2010), pp. E79-E82 [651437].
  7. T. Moi, "Nordisk tåke" [Nordic Fog]. Review of Sylviane Agacinski's Drame des sexes, Bokmagasinet, literary supplement to Klassekampen (May 2, 2009), pp. 4-5.
  8. T. Moi, Respons på en provokasjon [Response to a Provocation]. Review essay on Unn Conradi Andersen, Har vi henne nå? Kvinnelige forfatterskap og mediene, and Brit Bildøen, Litterær salong, Prosa no. 4 (2009), pp. 39-44.
  9. T. Moi, "Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman. Review of Simone de Beauvoir, Diary of a Philosophy Student: Volume 1, 1926-27.", Bookforum, vol. 14 no. 1 (April, 2007), pp. 37-38 [114].
  10. Review of Peter Miller’s film The Internationale, Political Communication, vol. 20 no. 3 (Summer, 2003), pp. 351-52.
  11. Review of Linda Nochlin, Hvorfor har det ikke vært noen store kvinnelige kunstnere? (Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?), Morgenbladet (May 23, 2003), pp. 12.
  12. "Menns titaniske streben etter transcendens" (Men's Titanic Striving for Transcendence). Review of Atle Kittang, Ibsens heroisme: Fra Brand til Når vi døde vågner, Norsk litteraturvitenskapelig tidsskrift, vol. 6 no. 1 (2003), pp. 67-77.
  13. Review of Judith Butler, "Antigone's Choice.", Svenska Dagbladet (January 2001), pp. 9.
  14. Review of Martha Nussbaum, "Women and Human Development.", Svenska Dagbladet (December 4, 2000), pp. 7.
  15. Man måste mena vad man säger (“One Has to Mean What One Says.”) Review of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s "Le siècle de Sartre", Svenska Dagbladet (Stockholm) (May, 2000), pp. 16.
  16. To små skritt. (“Two small steps.”) Review of Cathrine Sandnes, Beate Nossum og Christina Smith-Erichsen (red.), "Matriark: Nesten sanne historier om å være kvinne" and Hilde Charlotte Solheim og Helle Vaagland (red.), "Råtekst.", Klassekampen (January, 2000), pp. 14-15.
  17. Review of Joan Templeton, "Ibsen’s Women", Ibsen Studies, vol. 1 no. 1 (2000), pp. 104-7.
  18. Presentation of "Kron og mynt" by Kjartan Fløgstad, Dagens Bøker, vol. 11 (September, 1998), pp. 3-4.
  19. Review of Torill Steinfeld, "Den unge Camilla Collett: et kvinnehjertes historie", Bergens Tidende (June, 1997).
  20. "Skriver kvinnan som en man?" (Do women write like men?) Review of Stanley Cavell, A Pitch of Philosophy, Dagens Nyheter (February 4, 1996), pp. B3.
  21. Review of Karen S. McPherson, "Incriminations: Guilty Women/Telling Stories", French Studies, vol. 50 no. 4 (1996), pp. 63.
  22. Review of Janneken Øverland, "Cora Sandel", Bergens Tidende (December, 1995), pp. 24.
  23. Review of Lynne Huffer, "Another Colette: The Question of Gendered Writing", French Forum, vol. 20 (May, 1995), pp. 250-2.
  24. Simones sanna systrar (“Simone’s true sisters”). Review of Claudia Lindén and Ulrika Milles, eds., "Feministisk bruksanvisning." Trans. by Nils Schwartz., Expressen (Stockholm) (April, 1995), pp. 4.
  25. Review of Josyane Savigneau, "Marguerite Yourcenar", News and Observer (Raleigh, NC) (December, 1993), pp. 4G.
  26. Review of "Fadershuset" (“The Father’s House: A History of Nordic Women’s Literature”, vol. 2: 1800-1900). Translated by Nils Schwartz, Expressen (Stockholm) (December, 1993), pp. 5.
  27. Kravlöst nöje. (“Undemanding Entertainment.”) Review of Deirdre Bair, "Simone de Beauvoir: A biography.", Dagens Nyheter (January, 1992), pp. B2.
  28. Femininity Revisited. Review article on Elizabeth Grosz, 'Jacques Lacan: A Feminist Introduction,' John Lechte, 'Julia Kristiva' and Helen Wilcox et al,. 'The Body and the Text: Hélène Cixous, Reading and Teaching', Gender Studies (Hull, UK), vol. 1 no. 3 (1992), pp. 324-34.
  29. De Beauvoir skriver brev till Sartre. (“When Beauvoir writes letters to Sartre.”) Trans. Jens Nordenhök, Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) (May 28, 1991), pp. B1 & B3.
  30. Nya roller--på en annan scen. (“New roles--on a different scene.”) Review of Luce Irigaray, "Je, tu, nous." Translated by Cecilia Sjöholm, Aftonbladet (May 12, 1991), pp. Kultur 2-3.
  31. Vad har penis med fallos at göra? (“What does the penis have to do with the phallus?”) Review of Jurgen Reeder, "Begär och etik. Om kön och kärlek i den fallocentriska ordningen." Translated by Hans Ruin, Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) (February, 1991), pp. B3.
  32. Sartre borde skämmas. (“Shame on Sartre.”) Trans. by Sara Danius. Review of Michèle Le Doeuff, "Hipparchia’s Choice", Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) (June 19, 1990), pp. B3.
  33. "Variations on difference." Review of Michèle Le Doeuff, "L’étude et le rouet and Elizabeth Grosz, Sexual Subversions.", Liber. Supplement to "The Times Literary Supplement", vol. 2 no. 2 (June 8-14, 1990), pp. 13.
  34. Livet bakom teorin. (“Life behind the theory.”) Trans. by Stefan Jonsson. Review of Julia Kristeva, "Les Samouraïs", Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm) (April 10, 1990), pp. B3.
  35. "Utbildning är ett opium för folket" (Education is the opium of the people). Review of Pierre Bourdieu, La Noblesse d’Etat: grandes écoles et esprit de corps, Dagens Nyheter (February 27, 1990), pp. B3.
  36. An Unknowable Woman. Review of Joan DeJean, "Fictions of Sappho 1546-1937" and of Terence DuQuesne, "Sappho of Lesbos: The Poems.", Times Literary Supplement (August 31 - September 6, 1990), pp. 913.
  37. Review of Nancy K. Miller, "Subject to Change: Reading Feminist Writing", French Studies, vol. 65 no. 1 (1990), pp. 112-12.
  38. Review of Michel Foucault, "Politics, Philosophy, Culture: Interviews and other writings 1977-1984." Edited by Lawrence D. Kritzman, French Studies, vol. 64 no. 2 (1990), pp. 370-1.
  39. Review of Shlomith Rimmon-Kenan (ed.), "Discourse in Psychoanalysis and Literature.", Free Associations, vol. 17 (1989), pp. 126-32.
  40. Review of Ebba Witt-Brattström, "Moa Martinsson--skrift och drift i trettiotalet.", Kvinnovetenskaplig tidsskrift (Stockholm), vol. 1 (1989), pp. 70-4.
  41. Review of Ruth Sherry, "Studying Women’s Writing.", Edda, vol. 4 (1989), pp. 361-2.
  42. Review of Barbara Johnson, "A World of Difference.", Sub-Stance, vol. 59 (18.2) (1989), pp. 120-2.
  43. Review of Hélène Vivienne Wenzel (ed.), "Simone de Beauvoir: Witness to a Century.", French Studies, vol. 62 no. 1 (1988), pp. 118.
  44. Review of Odd Martin Mæland (ed.), "Mellom tekst og tekst", Edda, vol. 4 (1988), pp. 363-5.
  45. Review of Leo Bersani, "The Freudian Body.", The History of the Human Sciences, vol. 1 no. 2 (1988), pp. 276-9.
  46. Review of Nicole Ward Jouve, "Colette.", Modern and Contemporary France, vol. 34 (1988), pp. 90-1.
  47. Review of M.C. Weitz, "Femmes: Recent Writings on French Women" and E.D. Gelfand and V. T. Hules, "French Feminist Criticism: Women, Language and Literature. An Annotated Bibliography.", French Studies, vol. 61 no. 1 (1987), pp. 114-16.
  48. Review of Julia Kristeva, "Revolution in Poetic Language.", French Studies, vol. 61 no. 1 (1987), pp. 112.
  49. Review of Claire Duchen, "Feminism in France: From May “68 to Mitterand.", French Studies, vol. 61 no. 4 (1987), pp. 494.
  50. Review of Malcolm Bowie, "Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction.", French Studies, vol. 61 no. 4 (1987), pp. 469-70.
  51. Amtmanninnens datter. Review of E. Möller Jensen, "Emancipation som lidenskab: Camilla Colletts liv og værk.", Edda, vol. 2 (1987), pp. 182-5.
  52. Review of David Kelley and Isabelle Llasera (eds.), "Cross-References: Modern French Theory and the Practice of Criticism.", French Studies, vol. 61 no. 3 (1987), pp. 224.
  53. “Vive la Différence.”, The Women’s Review, vol. 5 (March, 1986), pp. 30-1.
  54. Review of Hélène Cixous, "Angst.", The Women’s Review, vol. 3 (January, 1986), pp. 40-1.
  55. Feminine Textuality: A View of Hélène Cixous. Review of Verena Andermatt Conley, "Hélène Cixous: Writing the Feminine.", Quinquereme: New Studies in Modern Languages, vol. 9 no. 1 (1986), pp. 80-3.
  56. Review of Mark Cousins and Athar Hussain, "Michel Foucault.", French Studies, vol. 60 no. 1 (1986), pp. 113.
  57. Review of Andrew Martin, "The Knowledge of Ignorance.", French Studies, vol. 60 no. 2 (1986), pp. 146-7.
  58. Review of Anne-Catherine Andersen, Gerd Bjørhovde, Åse Hiorth Lervik (eds.), "Oppbrudd. Skrivende kvinner over hele verden.", Edda, vol. 3 (1986), pp. 93-4.
  59. Review of Mari Osmundsen, "Gode gjerninger.", Kjerringråd, vol. 40/41 (1985), pp. 88-9.
  60. Review of Arild Kolstad, "Inga Olsens vei mot velstand og lykke.", Kjerringråd, vol. 42 (1985), pp. 62-4.
  61. Review of Rakel Christina Granaas et al., "Kvinnesyn, tvisyn" (essays on Sigrid Undset), Kjerringråd, vol. 44 (1985), pp. 36-7.
  62. Review of Elin Brodin, "Den krydrede vin.", Kritikkjournalen (Oslo) (1985).
  63. Review of Karin Moe, "39 Fyk.", Kritikkjournalen (Oslo) (1983), pp. 6-7.
  64. Review of Thomas Bredsdorff, "Tristans børn: Angående digtning om kærlighed og ægteskab i den borgerlige epoke.", Edda, vol. 4 (1982), pp. 257-60.
  65. Review of Hans Jørgen Nielsen, "Fotballengelen.", Kontrast, vol. 3 (1981), pp. 61-2.
  66. Review of Lisa Alther, "Arvesynder" (Original sins) and Marge Piercy, "Kvinne ved tidens rand" (Woman on the Edge of Time), Samtidslitteratur, vol. 81 (1981), pp. 6-7.
  67. Review of "Norske noveller 1981", "Noveller i Samtiden", "Så stor du er blitt.", Samtidslitteratur 81 (1981), pp. 93-4.
  68. Review of Birgitta Holm, "Fredrika Bremer och den borgerliga romanens födelse.", Kontrast, vol. 7/8 (1981), pp. 79-80.

Articles in a Collection

  1. T. Moi, "Det vanskelige ved virkeligheten: Om språk og oppmerksomhet i litteraturen og filosofien” [The difficulty of reality: About language and attention in literature and philosophy], in The Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters: Yearbook 2012 (2014), pp. 299-314, Novus Forlag (This essay is an earlier version of Språk og oppmerksomhet [Language and Attention].).
  2. T. Moi, 'Something That Might Resemble a Kind of Love': Fantasy and Realism in Henrik Ibsen's Little Eyolf, in Understanding Love Through Philosophy, Film, and Fiction, edited by Susan Wolf and Christopher Grau (2013), pp. 185-208, Oxford University Press.
  3. T. Moi, ‘To Make them Other, and Face Them’: Literature, Philosophy and ‘La Femme rompue’, in Women, Genre and Circumstance: Essays in Memory of Elizabeth Fallaize, edited by Margaret Atack, Diana Holmes, Diana Knight and Judith Still (2012), pp. 11-24, Oxford: Legenda.
  4. T. Moi, Access to the Universal: Language, Literature and the Humanities, in The Critical Pulse: Thirty-Six Credos by Contemporary Critics, edited by Williams, Jeffrey and Heather Steffen (2012), pp. 183-87, Columbia University Press.
  5. T. Moi, The Adventure of Reading: Literature and Philosophy, Cavell and Beauvoir, in Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism, edited by Richard Eldridge and Bernard Rhie (2011), pp. 17-29, Continuum.
  6. T. Moi, Access to the Universal: Language, Literature and the Humanities, in Something to Declare: A Collection of Critical Credos, edited by Jeffrey Williams and Heather Steffen (Forthcoming, 2012), Columbia UP (New York).
  7. T. Moi, Ordinary Language Criticism, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, 2nd edition, edited by Michael Payne (2010), pp. 514-16, Wiley Blackwell.
  8. T. Moi, Idealism, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature, edited by Eldridge, Richard (2009), pp. 271-97, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press..
  9. T. Moi, Why Write? Simone de Beauvoir and Literature, in Simone de Beauvoir Centennial Conference. The Florence Gould Lectures at New York University, vol. X, edited by Tom Bishop and Coralie Girard (2009), pp. 12-29, Center for French Civilization and Culture at NYU (Despite the different titles, this is a reprint of the PMLA article of January 2009..).
  10. T. Moi, Ibsen, Theatre and the Ideology of Modernism, in Modern Drama: Critical Concepts in Literary and Cultural Studies, edited by Martin Puchner (2008), Routledge (London).
  11. T. Moi, “Peer Gynt i eksil: Meditasjoner om norskhet” [Peer Gynt in exile: Meditations on the fact of being Norwegian], in Per Gynt Stemnet, 1. - 12. august2007, edited by Rasmus Stauri, (December, 2007), pp. 11-18.
  12. T. Moi, “Språkets tvangstrøye: Om poststrukturalistisk språkteori og queer teori” [The Linguistic Straitjacket: On the Poststructuralist Theory of Language and Queer Theory], in Når heteroseksualiteten må forklare seg [When heterosexuality must explain itself], edited by Trine Annfelt, Britt Andersen and Agnes Bolsø (2007), pp. 223-41, Tapir Akademisk Forlag, Trondheim, Norway (ISBN 9788251922524.).
  13. T. Moi, Idealism, in The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Literature, edited by Richard Eldridge (forthcoming, 2009), Oxford University Press.
  14. Conflicts in Ibsen's Early Aesthetics: St. John's Night as an Idealist Failure, in Ibsen on the Cusp of the 21st Century: A Festschrift in Honor of Asbjørn Aarseth, edited by Pål Bjørby, Alvhild Dvergsdal and Idar Stegane (2005), pp. 113-23, Laksevåg: Alvheim & Eide Akademisk Forlag.
  15. While We Wait: The English Translation of 'The Second Sex', in The Philosophical Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Emily Grosholz (2003), Oxford: Oxford University Press (Originally in "Signs: Journal of women in Culture and Society" 27.4 (Summer 2002).).
  16. Dolls and the Fear of Non-Existence / Dukker og frykten for ikke å eksistere, in Et dukkehjem, edited by Selene Wendt (September, 2002), pp. 44-47 and 88-89, Høvikodden: Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter (Exhibition Catalogue..).
  17. Ibsen's Anti-Theatrical Aesthetics: Pillars of Society and The Wild Duck, in Proceedings 9th International Ibsen Conference Bergen 5-10 June 2000, edited by Pål Bjørbye and Asbjørn Aarseth (2001), pp. 29-47, Øvre Ervik: Alvheim & Eide.
  18. Is Anatomy Destiny? Freud and Biological Determinism, in Whose Freud? The Place of Psychoanalysis in Contemporary Culture, edited by Peter Brooks and Alex Woloch (2000), pp. 71-92, New Haven: Yale University Press (Sweish Translation by Moa Matthis: "Är anatomin ödet?" in "Divan," no. 1-2, 2002, pp. 14-29.).
  19. Freedom and Flirtation, in Situating Sartre in Twentieth Century Thought and Culture, edited by Jean-François Fourny and Dennis Minahen (1997), pp. 111-128, New York: St. Martin's Press.
  20. 'What's the difference?': Om Stanley Cavells lesning av Paul de Man ("'What's the Difference?' On Stanley Cavell's reading of Paul de Man"), in Perifraser til Per Buvik på 50-årsdagen (1995), pp. 142-176, Bergen: Litteraturvitenskapelig Institutt.
  21. Simone de Beauvoir, in The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States (1995), New York: Oxford University Press.
  22. "I Desire the Law": La traviata or the Misguided Daughter, in Violetta and Her Sisters: The Lady of the Camellias. Responses to the Myth., edited by Nicholas John (1994), pp. 142-5, London: Faber and Faber.
  23. Personal Genealogy: The Subject as Text, in Love and War: Individet i krig og kjærlighet., edited by Jørgen Bakke, Lasse Hodne and Henning Laugerud (1993), pp. 165-172, Bergen: Senter for europeiske kulturstudier.
  24. Transference/Countertransference, in Psychoanalysis and Feminism: A Critical Dictionary, edited by Elizabeth Wright (1992), pp. 431-5, Oxford and Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell.
  25. Men Against Patriarchy., in Gender and Theory: Dialogues on Feminist Criticism, edited by Linda Kauffmann (1989), pp. 181-8, Oxford and New York: Blackwell.
  26. Patriarchal Thought and the Drive for Knowledge, in Between Feminism and Psychoanalysis, edited by Teresa Brennan (1989), pp. 189-205, London and New York: Routledge ([1992: Translated into German as “Patriarchales Denken und der Wisstrieb.” In Barbara Vinken (ed.). Dekonstruktiver Feminismus: Litteraturwissenschaft in Amerika. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp Verlag, 412-35.].).
  27. 1949/Simone de Beauvoir Publishes Le deuxième sexe: An Intellectual Woman in Postwar France, in A New History of French Literature, edited by Denis Hollier (1989), pp. 982-8, Cambridge, Mass: Harvard ([1993: Translated into French in Denis Hollier, ed. De la littérature française. Paris: Bordas, 924-9.].).
  28. Desire in Language: Andreas Capellanus and the Controversy of Courtly Love, in Medieval Literature: Criticism, Ideology & History, edited by David Aers (1986), pp. 11-33, Brighton: Harvester.
  29. Feminist Literary Criticism, in Modern Literary Theory, 2nd edition, edited by Ann Jefferson and David Robey (1986), pp. 204-21, London: Batsford.
  30. Psykoanalyse, subjektivitet og politikk: Julia Kristeva--en innføring. (“Psychoanalysis, subjectivity and politics: an introduction to Julia Kristeva.”), in Norsk Litterær Årbok (1986), pp. 151-68, Oslo: Det norske samlaget.
  31. Fra skogen til skrivepulten eller faren ved den kvinnelige kreativitet: En lesning av Bjørg Viks novelle ‘På bussen er det fint.’ (“That dangerous female creativity: Bjørg Vik’s short story ‘It’s nice on the bus.’”), in Litteratur og psykoanalyse, edited by Irene Engelstad (1985), pp. 127-49, Oslo: Pax.
  32. Sexual/Textual Politics, in The Politics of Theory: Proceedings of the Essex Conference on the Sociology of Literature, July 1982., edited by Francis Barker (1983), pp. 1-14, University of Essex, Colchester.
  33. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Sartre’s Les Mots, in The State of Literary Theory Today:Proceedings from the International Association for Philosophy and Literature (1982), pp. 52-64, Middlesex: Middlesex Polytechnic.

Introductions, Forewords, and Afterwords

  1. Etterord (Afterword), in The Golden Notebook, by Doris Lessing (2003), pp. 309-311, Oslo: Den norske bokklubben.

Articles in a Journal

  1. From Femininity to Finitude: Freud, Lacan and Feminism, Again, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 29 no. 3 (Spring, 2004), pp. 841-78.
  2. 'It Was As If He Meant Something Different From What He Said - All the Time': Language, Metaphysics and the Everyday in 'The Wild Duck', New Literary History, vol. 33 no. 4 (Fall, 2002), pp. 639-69.
  3. While We Wait: The English Translation of The Second Sex, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 27 no. 4 (Summer, 2002), pp. 1005-36.

Articles Accepted in Collection

  1. T. Moi, Stumhet og kjærlighet: En lesning av Amtmandens Døttre” [Muteness and Love: A Reading of Camilla Collett’s The Sheriff’s Daughters]., in Å bli en stemme, edited by Trond Haugen, Hege Stensrud Høsøien, and Marius Wulfsberg (2014), Nasjonalbiblioteket (7,400 words.).

Articles in a Collection

  1. Expressive Freedom: Melodrama in Rosmersholm, in I skriftas lys og teatersalens mørke: Ei bok om Ibsen og Fosse, edited by Gunnar Foss (2005), pp. 81-107, Kristiansand: Høyskoleforlaget.
  2. Meaning What We Say: The 'Politics of Theory' and the Responsibility of Intellectuals, in The Philosophical Legacy of Simone de Beauvoir, edited by Emily Grosholz (2004), pp. 139-60, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  3. Emperor and Galilean: Ibsen's Modern Breakthrough, in Olga Tobreluts: Emperor and Galilean (2003), pp. 57-59, Oslo: The Henrik Ibsen Foundation (Exhibition Catalogue.).
  4. Feminist Theory After Theory: Toril Moi in Conversation with Michael Payne, in Life After Theory, edited by John Schad and Michael Payne (2003), pp. 133-67, London: Continuum.
  5. A Woman's Desire to be Known: Silence and Expressivity in Corinne, in Untrodden Regions of the Mind: Romanticism and Psychoanalysis, edited by Ghislaine McDayter, vol. 45 no. 2 (2002), pp. 143-75, Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press.

Introductions, Forewords and Afterwords

  1. T. Moi, Ibsen's Late Style, in Henrik Ibsen, The Master Builder and Other Plays (2014), Penguin Books (9,000 words.).
  2. T. Moi, Introduction to Nathalie Dupont's essay "La tuyauterie poétique de Christian Prigent", Contemporary French and Francophone Studies, vol. 10 no. 2 (Summer, 2006), pp. 127-28.
  3. Introduction, in Camille (The Lady of the Camellias) (2003), pp. v-xiv, New York: Signet Classics.
  4. T. Moi, Etterord (Afterword), in Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook, vol. 2 (2003), pp. 309-11, Oslo: Den norske bokklubben.
  5. Introduction, in to the Norwegian translation of The Second Sex: Simone de Beauvoir, Det annet kjønn (2000), pp. 7-29, Oslo: Pax.
  6. Afterword, in Den greske drømmen om kvinnes overflødight: Essays om myter og filosofi i antikkens Hellas. ("The Greek Dream of Rendering Women Superfluous: Essays on Myths and Philosophy in Ancient Greece") by Vigdis Songe-Møller (1999), pp. 295-300, Oslo: Cappelen.
  7. Forord [Preface], in Julia Kristeva, Svart sol: depresjon og melankoli (Black Sun) (1994), pp. 9-17, Pax: Oslo.
  8. Introduction, in All Said and Done, by Simone de Beauvoir (1993), pp. vii-x, New York: Paragon House.
  9. Introduction, in Simone de Beauvoir, "Force of Circumstance", vol. 1: "After the War: 1944-52" (1992), pp. ix-xv, New York: Paragon House.
  10. Introduction, in Simone de Beauvoir, "Force of Circumstance", vol. 2: "Hard Times: 1952-1962" (1992), pp. v-x, New York: Paragon House.
  11. Introduction, in Simone de Beauvoir, "The Prime of Life." (1992), pp. 3-7, New York: Paragon House.

Occasional Writing

  1. Discussion or Agression? Arrogance and Despair in Graduate School., The GRIND: The Graduate Student Newsletter, vol. 4 no. 1 (Fall, 2003), pp. 4-5, Duke University.

Program Notes

  1. T. Moi, Pillars of Society, Program Note, Dramaten Theater, Stockholm (February, 2013).
  2. T. Moi, Ellidas forvandling, [Ellida’s transformation], Program Note for Riksteatret's production of Ibsen's The Lady from the Sea 2012 (2012), pp. 4-10.
  3. T. Moi, "Hedda is All of Us", Program Note for the 2012 Shaw Festival's Production of Hedda Gabler (2012).
  4. T. Moi, Emperor and Galilean: Ibsen's World-Historical Play, The National Theatre (London) (June, 2011), pp. unpaginated.
  5. T. Moi, Ibsen, Norge och världen [Ibsen, Norway, and the World; about Peer Gynt], Gothenburg City Theatre, Sweden (January, 2011).
  6. T. Moi, First and Foremost a Human Being, Program Note for the Mabou Mines’ Dollhouse, at the 2007 Edinburgh Festival (King’s Theatre, 24-28 August 2007), 4 pages (not paginated). (2007).
  7. T. Moi, Anna, Emma, Hedda: The Rise and Fall of Adultery, Program Note for The Gate Theatre, Dublin (Ireland) for a production of Anna Karenina (December, 2006).
  8. T. Moi, “Frihet, likhet og kjærlighet i Et Dukkehjem” (Freedom, equality and love in A Doll’s House), Program note for Juni Dahr’s production of Et Dukkehjem i Wesselsgate 15, Oslo (May, 2006).
  9. T. Moi, “Riget og magten og æren”: Om Ibsen og kjærligheten” (“‘The Kingdom and the Power and the Glory’: On Ibsen and love”), Program note for Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman, directed by Hilda Hellwig, Dramaten (The Royal Dramatic Theater, Stockhom) (February, 2006).
  10. T. Moi, “The Lady of the Camellias”, Program note for Den Nationale Scene, Bergen (December, 2004).
  11. Hedda Gabler, Program note for Nationaltheatret, Oslo (Spring 2002).
  12. Emperor and Galilean, Program note for Den Nationale Scene, Bergen (May, 2000).
  13. Hedda Gabler, Program note for the Long Wharf Theater, New Haven (April, 2000).
  14. Bringing Up Baby, Program note for Oslo Cinematheque Summer Program (2000), pp. 28.
  15. Det vidunderlige kommer ikke sånn til hverdags (“Something glorious does not happen every day”) On Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, Jubel: Nationaltheatrets jubileumsmagasin (August, 1999), pp. 48-9.
  16. The Philadelphia Story, Program note for Oslo Cinematheque Summer Program (1999), pp. 124-5.
  17. What does Carmen Want? The Enigma of Carmen, Program Note for Carmen, English National Opera at the London Coliseum (1986/87) ((1987: Reprinted in The Twelfth Season, Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, 50 and 78.) (1989: Reprinted in Winter Season 1989, Dublin Grand Opera, Ireland, 18-20.) (1991: Translated into Swedish as a Programme Note for Carmen at the Stockholm Opera, 37-42.).).

Occasional Writing

  1. T. Moi, Dikteren og døden [The aging writer and death; about Ibsen], Morgenbladet (Oslo) (December 12, 2013), pp. 28-30.
  2. T. Moi, Å skrive er å tenke [Writing is Thinking; about the importance of writing in society], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (August 10, 2013), pp. 50-51.
  3. T. Moi, Den bedagelige norske studenten [The laid-back Norwegian student; about drop-out rates], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (July 6, 2013), pp. 42-43.
  4. T. Moi, Den innbilt syke? [The imaginary invalid? About female Viagra], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (June 1, 2013), pp. 62-63.
  5. T. Moi, Feminisme sett fra toppen [Top-down feminism; about Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (May 4, 2013), pp. 62-63.
  6. T. Moi, Kongelige kropper [Royal Bodies; about the controversy surrounding Hilary Mantel's remarks about the Duchess of Cambridge], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (March 23, 2013), pp. 58-59.
  7. T. Moi, Å bli den amerikanske drømmen [To become the American dream; About Sonia Sotomayor's My Beloved World], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (March 16, 2013), pp. 50-51.
  8. T. Moi, "Stumhet og kjærlighet" [Muteness and Love; about Camilla Collett's novel Amtmandens Døttre], Morgenbladet (Oslo) (February 1, 2013), pp. 41-43.
  9. T. Moi, "Å bli en stemme" [To become a voice; about Camilla Collett's 200th anniversary), Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (January 19, 2013), pp. 54-55.
  10. T. Moi, “Spekkhoggeren som sprakk” [Beached orca; about the Romney campaign’s data system debacle], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (December 15, 2012), pp. 94-95 [ece].
  11. T. Moi, “Onde barn eller onde mødre?” [Evil children or evil mothers? about psychopathic children and the representation of the mothers of young criminals],, Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (October 27, 2012), pp. 118-19.
  12. T. Moi, “Fortrengning og fortielse” [Repression and silencing; about Eskil Pedersen's role at Utøya],, Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (September 22, 2012), pp. 118-19 [ece].
  13. T. Moi, D. L. Paletz, In Norway, a New Model for Justice, The New York Times (August 23, 2012) [at-breivik-trial-a-chance-for-norway-to-heal.html].
  14. T. Moi, “Å temme et politisk dyr” [Taming a Political Animal],, Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (August 18, 2012), pp. 118-19.
  15. T. Moi, Å lage det som er vanvittig vakkert" [To create something insanely beautiful; about the value of the humanities], Morgenbladet (December 2, 2011), pp. 24-25.
  16. T. Moi, Tro uten kjærlighet" [Faith without love; about Ibsen's Emperor and Galilean and terrorism, Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (July 29, 2011), pp. 51.
  17. T. Moi, Den gode moren" [The good mother; about Stanley Ann Dunham], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (June 11, 2011), pp. 126-27.
  18. T. Moi, Filosofi og hjertesorg" [Philosophy and heartache; about women's writing], Morgenbladet (June 10, 2011), pp. 36-37.
  19. T. Moi, Beundringens kunst" [The art of admiration; about Grete Waitz], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (May 7, 2011), pp. 126-27.
  20. T. Moi, Diskrimineringens logikk" [The logic of discrimination: about the MIT report on women faculty], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (April 2, 2011), pp. 126-27.
  21. T. Moi, Forsvar for humaniora [Defending the humanities], Aftenposten (Oslo) (March 31, 2011), pp. Kultur, s. 4.
  22. T. Moi, Fremtiden er kinesisk" [The future is Chinese; about Amy Chua's Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (February 26, 2011), pp. 118-19.
  23. T. Moi, Sannheten og Arizona" [Truth and Arizona], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (January 22, 2011), pp. 118-19.
  24. T. Moi, "Henrietta Lacks' etterkommere" [Henrietta Lacks's descendants], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (December 4, 2010), pp. 118-19.
  25. T. Moi, Ibsen's The Master Builder, The Guardian (London) (December 4, 2010), pp. Review, p. 4 [ibsen-master-builder-toril-moi].
  26. T. Moi, "Den store amerikanske romanen" [The Great American Novel], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (October 30, 2010), pp. 118-19.
  27. T. Moi, "Språket og verden" [Language and the world], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (September 25, 2010), pp. 126-27.
  28. T. Moi, "Frihet til salgs" [Freedom for sale; about the fourth season of Mad Men], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (August 21, 2010), pp. 110-11.
  29. T. Moi, "Vår tids tenkere" [Thinkers of our time], Aftenposten (August 2, 2010), pp. Kultur, p. 4.
  30. T. Moi, "Distraksjonenes tid" [The time of distraction], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (July 17, 2010), pp. 84-85.
  31. T. Moi, "Skal vi feire fettet?" [Should we celebrate fat?], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (June, 2010), pp. 126-27.
  32. T. Moi, "Ikke av brød alene" [Not by bread alone], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (May 8, 2010), pp. 126-27.
  33. T. Moi, "Marsgalskap" [March Madness], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (March 27, 2010), pp. 126-27.
  34. T. Moi, "Den endimensjonale kvinnen" [One-Dimensional Woman], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (February 20, 2010), pp. 118-19.
  35. T. Moi, "Fotlenker på fødestuen" [Shackles in the Delivery Room], Dagens Næringsliv (Oslo) (January 16, 2010), pp. 118-19.
  36. T. Moi, Weekly blog on Season 4 of Mad Men (2010) (One of five contributors to the wall street journal's weekly blog on Mad Men (Mad Men: A Conversation). (August - October).).
  37. T. Moi, Arven etter Darwin [Darwin's Inheritance], Dagens Næringsliv (December 5, 2009), pp. 94-95.
  38. T. Moi, Barbara Johnson from a Distance (November 3, 2009) [available here[abs].
  39. T. Moi, Hvem er redd for Henrik Ibsen? [Who is afraid of Henrik Ibsen?], Dagens Næringsliv (October 31, 2009), pp. 118-19.
  40. T. Moi, Kjærlighetsprat [Love talk], Dagens Næringsliv (September 26, 2009), pp. 126-27.
  41. T. Moi, Blendet av lyset [Blinded by the light], Dagens Næringsliv (August 22, 2009), pp. 110-11.
  42. T. Moi, Adferdsøkonomiens tid [The Moment of Behavioral Economics], Dagens Næringsliv (July 18, 2009), pp. 78-9.
  43. T. Moi, Tett på Branagh [Branagh Brooding], Dagens Næringsliv (June 13, 2009), pp. 126-27.
  44. T. Moi, Susan Boyles appell [Susan Boyle's Appeal], Dagens Næringsliv (May 2, 2009), pp. 94-5.
  45. T. Moi, Mor, svar og barn [Madonna or Octomom?], Dagens Næringsliv (March 28, 2009), pp. 110-11.
  46. T. Moi, “Didn’t you have pigs in your decks?” [About English in Norway], Dagens Næringsliv (February 21, 2009), pp. 110-11.
  47. T. Moi, Kvinnerevolusjonen [Women's Revolution], Dagens Næringsliv (January 25, 2009), pp. 55.
  48. T. Moi, Kinas forvandling og utfordring [China's Transformation and Challenge], Dagens Næringsliv (January 17, 2009), pp. 94-95.
  49. T. Moi, "Redselen for imperialisme" [Fear of Imperialism], Dagens Næringsliv (December 13, 2008), pp. 94-95.
  50. T. Moi, "Angst og bekymring i Obamaland" [Anxiety and Worry in Obamaland], Dagens Næringsliv (November 1, 2008), pp. 102-03.
  51. T. Moi, "Å selge sitt kjønn" [Selling One's Gender], Dagens Næringsliv (September 20, 2008), pp. 126-27.
  52. T. Moi, "Det er normalt å nekte" [Denial is Normal], Dagens Næringsliv (August 9, 2008), pp. 94-95.
  53. T. Moi, "Farge, kjønn og valg" [Race, Gender and Elections], Dagens Næringsliv (June 28, 2008), pp. 110-11.
  54. T. Moi, "Beauvoirs selvtillit" [Beauvoir's Self-Confidence], Dagens Næringsliv (May 10, 2008), pp. 126-27.
  55. T. Moi, "Arven etter Tammy Wynette" ("Stand by Your Man"), Dagens Næringsliv (March 29, 2008), pp. 126-27.
  56. T. Moi, "Simone de Beauvoir", The New Humanist (March, 2008), pp. 20.
  57. T. Moi, "Det avgjørende bokvalget" (The decisive [s]election of books), Dagens Næringsliv (February 16, 2008), pp. 110-11.
  58. T. Moi, ’It changed my life!’ Everyone should read Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex, The Guardian (London) (January 12, 2008) [html].
  59. T. Moi, "Hellre frihet än lycka" [Freedom rather than happiness], Dagens Nyheter (Stockholm). Trans. Stefan Jonsson. (January 12, 2008), pp. 4-5.
  60. T. Moi, "Ledende klisjéer" [Clichés and leadership], Dagens Næringsliv (January 5, 2008), pp. 86-7.
  61. T. Moi, “Adjø, solidaritet” [Good-Bye, Solidarity], Dagens Næringsliv (November 24, 2007), pp. 110-11.
  62. T. Moi, “Tørketid” [A Time of Drought], Dagens Næringsliv (October 13, 2007), pp. 126-7.
  63. T. Moi, “Debattfeber” [Debate fever], Dagens Næringsliv (September 1, 2007), pp. 126-7.
  64. T. Moi, “System for sleipe karrierister” [A System for Careerists or What Is a Book Worth?], Dagens Næringsliv (July 21, 2007), pp. 86-7.
  65. T. Moi, “Peer Gynt i Mojaveørkenen” [Peer Gynt in the Mojave Desert], Dagens Næringsliv (June 9, 2007), pp. 126-27.
  66. T. Moi, “Kunst og politikk” [Art and Politics], Dagens Næringsliv (April 28, 2007), pp. 110-11.
  67. T. Moi, "En ren sjel i et rent hjem" [A Clean Soul in a Clean House], Dagens Næringsliv (March 17, 2007), pp. 118-19.
  68. T. Moi, “Skrev Ibsen om kvinner?” [Did Ibsen Write About Women?], Familia (Fall, 2006) (Web magazine published by the Ministry for Children and Equal Rights (Norway).) [html].
  69. T. Moi, "Dr. Stockmann’s Ambiguities: Notes on An Enemy of the People", Asides Magazine (The Shakespeare Theater, Washington, DC.) (Fall, 2006), pp. 2-3 (The 2006/07 Season.) [articles.aspx].
  70. T. Moi, “Zadie Smith og tradisjonen” [Zadie Smith and tradition], Samtiden no. 3 (Fall, 2006), pp. 4-5.
  71. T. Moi, “Ibsen as Analyst of Power: A Scene from The Lady from the Sea”, in Nora's Sisters (Oslo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) (Fall, 2006), pp. 57-63, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  72. T. Moi, "Make It New: Why Emperor and Galilean Still Matters", News of Norway no. 2 (Summer, 2006), pp. 13 [htm].
  73. T. Moi, “Universitetsskandalen” [The University Scandal], Dagbladet (June 14, 2006), pp. 48-9 (About the Duke Lacrosse scandal..).
  74. T. Moi, “Ibsen – fange i to fengsler” (Ibsen – prisoner in two prisons), Klassekampen (May 23, 2006), pp. 4-6 [clanek.asp].
  75. T. Moi, “Kortversjonen: Stanley Cavells The Claim of Reason” [In brief: Stanley Cavell’s The Claim of Reason], Prosa no. 1 (Spring, 2006), pp. 53.
  76. T. Moi, “Er du feminist?” [Are you a feminist?], Morgenbladet (January 27, 2006), pp. 40.
  77. T. Moi, “Krigen mot julen” [The war against Christmas], Morgenbladet (December 23, 2005), pp. 18.
  78. T. Moi, “Sannhet og metode” [Truth and method], Morgenbladet (December 2, 2005), pp. 40.
  79. Øverstkommanderende [Commander in Chief], Morgenbladet (November 11, 2005).
  80. Filosofiske stylter [Philosophical stilts], Morgenbladet (October 21, 2005).
  81. Jentene ved Yale [The women at Yale], Morgenbladet (September 30, 2005).
  82. Friheten er på fremmarsj [Freedom is on the march], Morgenbladet (September 9, 2005).
  83. Ibsen - og hvem? [Ibsen - and who?], Morgenbladet (August 12, 2005).
  84. Et tynt nett over avgrunnen ["A thin net over the abyss"], Morgenbladet (July 22, 2005).
  85. "Det andra könet måste först befrias" [The Second Sex Must Be Liberated First], Dagens Nyheter (August 25, 2004), pp. 4.
  86. "Min siste spalte" [My last column], Morgenbladet (May 28, 2004), pp. 48.
  87. "Ibsen and USA nå" [Ibsen and the USA now], Morgenbladet (May 14, 2004), pp. 48.
  88. "Det meningsløse språket" [Meaningless language], Morgenbladet (April 30, 2004), pp. 48.
  89. "Edisjonsfilologiens betydning" [The importance of critical editions], Morgenbladet (April 16, 2004), pp. 40.
  90. "Forhandlingsfobi" [Fear of negotiations], Morgenbladet (March 26, 2004), pp. 40.
  91. "Uklar tale" [Unclear speech], Morgenbladet (March 12, 2004), pp. 40.
  92. "Alt dette kvinnelige" [All this femininity], Morgenbladet (February 27, 2004), pp. 40.
  93. "Samfunnets grunnvoll?" [The foundation of society?], Morgenbladet (February 12, 2004), pp. 48.
  94. "Kameliadamen" [The Lady of the Camellias], Morgenbladet (January 30, 2004), pp. 48.
  95. “Hva betyr et navn?” [What’s in a name?], Morgenbladet (January 16, 2004).
  96. “Moderskapsmaset” [Harping on motherhood], Morgenbladet (January 2, 2004).
  97. “En ren og ubesudlet norsk sjel” [A pure and unblemished Norwegian soul], Morgenbladet (December 12, 2003), pp. 48.
  98. “Kjønnsforskning og biologi” [Gender Research and Biology], Morgenbladet (November 28, 2003), pp. 56.
  99. “Kvinnene i Kabul” [The Women of Kabul], Morgenbladet (November 14, 2003), pp. 46.
  100. “Ibsen lever hvis teatret tør” [Ibsen lives if the theatre dares to], Aftenposten, vol. 15 (September, 2002), pp. 13.
  101. Tyrefektingens estetikk (The Aesthetics of Bullfighting), Morgenbladet (Oslo) (18 - 24 October 2002), pp. 8.
  102. “Vilse i kvinnligheten” [Lost in femininity -- Essay on Freud and women], Dagens Nyheter (April 10, 2001), pp. B5.
  103. “Hundre år til: Om frihet og feminisme ved årtusenskiftet” (“Another Hundred Years: On Freedom and Feminism at the Turn of the Milennium.”, Dagsavisen (Oslo) (December 28, 1999), pp. 18-19 ([Reprinted in a book for use in Norwegian schools, November 2000].).
  104. “Virilitetens uendelige skrøpelighet: en feminist på tyrefekting” (“The infinite vulnerability of virility: a feminist at the bullfights”), Aftenposten (July 11, 1999), pp. 8.
  105. “Beauvoirs stil”. (“Beauvoir’s style”), Bang (Sweden), vol. 3 (1996), pp. 7-8.
  106. “Declaring independence.” Essay on Simone de Beauvoir, News and Observer (Raleigh, NC) (March 27, 1994), pp. G1 & G3 ([1996: Reprinted in David Perkins, ed. Books of Passage: 27 North Carolina Writers on the Books That Changed Their Lives. Asheboro, NC: Down Home Press. 131-5.].).
  107. “Pornografi.” (“Pornography.”), Bergens Tidende (June 18, 1987), pp. 52.
  108. Pornografi og fantasi: om kvinner, klær og filosofi. (“Pornography and imagination: about women, clothes and philosophy.”) Interview with Angela Carter., Vinduet, vol. 4 (1984), pp. 17-21.


  1. T. Moi and Qinghong Xu, Interview with Toril Moi, Theoretical studies of Literature and Art no. 3 (2009), pp. 13-18, 45 (Published in Chinese. Journal of Eastern China's Normal University, Shanghai..).
  2. Interview with Toril Moi, by Mark Thwaite, The Book Depository UK (a web site) (January, 2008) [viewarticle.php].
  3. Toril Moi, Susana Bornéo Funck and Rita Terezinha Schmidt., “Liberdade, justiça et igualdade para as mulheres: uma entrevista com Toril Moi” (“Freedom, Justice and Equality for Women: Interview with Toril Moi."), Revista Estudios feministas (Brazil), vol. 15 no. 1 (January-April 2007), pp. 107-22 (Trans. Maria Isabel de Castro Lima..).
  4. Toril Moi and Jeffrey Williams, What Is an Intellectual Woman? An Interview with Toril Moi, Minnesota Review no. 67 (Fall 2006), pp. 65-82 [interview_moi.shtml].
  5. T. Moi, “Ibsens modernisme: Toril Moi i samtale med Cathrine Holst og Tore Rem,” [Ibsen’s modernism: Toril Moi in conversation with Cathrine Holst and Tore Rem], Nytt Norsk Tidsskrift, vol. 23 no. 1 (2006), pp. 18-29.

Translation of a Book

  1. Røyksopp (Translation of Fay Weldon, "Puffball") (1983), pp. 270, Gyldendal.
  2. Praxis (Translation of Fay Weldon, "Praxis") (1982), pp. 267, Gyldendal.
  3. Svarte billetter (Translation of Jayne Anne Phillips, "Black Tickets") (1982), pp. 197, Pax: Oslo.
  4. Julis folk (Translation of Nadine Gordimer, "July’s People" (1982), pp. 165, Gyldendal: Oslo.
  5. Den forheksede leketøysbutikken (Translation of Angela Carter, "The Magic Toyshop.") (1982), pp. 205, Gyldendal: Oslo.
  6. Venninner (Translation of Fay Weldon, "Female Friends") (1981), pp. 271, Gyldendal: Oslo.

Translation in a Journal

  1. T. Moi, Wo bushi Ny Zuojia, Journal of Nanjing University, vol. 46 no. 1 (2009), pp. 62-71 (Chinese translation of "I Am Not a Woman Writer.".).
  2. T. Moi, Fra kvinnelighet til begrensethet: Freud, Lacan og feminisme, nok en gang, Tidsskrift for kjønnsforskning (Norway) no. 4 (Fall, 2007), pp. 6-35 (Trans. Agnete Øye.).
  3. with Eleanor Kaufmann, Sandrine Garcia, “Histoire d’un projet de révolution symbolique.” Trans. as “Project for a Symbolic Revolution: The Rise and Fall of the Women’s Movement in France.”, SAQ (South Atlantic Quarterly), vol. 93 no. 4 (Fall, 1994), pp. 825-69.
  4. En datters erindringer (Translation of Jayne Anne Phillips, “Reminiscences to a Daughter.”), Vinduet, vol. 4 (1982), pp. 25-33.

Translation in a Collection

  1. with Arnstein Bjørkly, Fra en identitet til en annen. (Translation of Julia Kristeva, “D’une identité l’autre.”), in Moderne Litteraturteori, edited by Atle Kittang et. al. (1991), pp. 257-79, Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.

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