Bibliography of Works by the Speakers

The bibliography below breaks works by the speakers down into translations and other works. The links from the book titles are to pages for each work, and the links that follow the references (labeled “[Worldcat]“) are to stable Worldcat URLs that will allow you to check local libraries for copies.

Michael Henry Heim


Anton Chekhov’s Life and Thought: Selected Letters By Anton Chekhov (Northwestern University Press) [Worldcat]

Chekhov: The Essential Plays By Anton Chekhov (Modern Library/Random House) [Worldcat]

Death in Venice by Thomas Mann (Harper Perennial) [Worldcat]

Encyclopedia of the Dead by Danilo Kiš (Northwestern University Press) [Worldcat]

Helping Verbs of the Heart by Peter Esterházy (Texas Bookman)

My Century by Günter Grass (Mariner Books) [Worldcat]

Peeling the Onion by Günter Grass (Mariner Books) [Worldcat]

Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal (Mariner Books) [Worldcat]

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) [Worldcat]


Suzanne Jill Levine


A Russian Doll and Other Stories by Adolfo Bioy Casares (New Directions) [Worldcat]

Betrayed by Rita Hayworth by Manuel Puig (Dalkey Archive Press) [Worldcat]

The Buenos Aires Affair by Manuel Puig (Dalkey Archive Press)

Heartbreak Tango by Manuel Puig (Dalkey Archive Press)

Tropical Night Falling by Manuel Puig (Norton) [Worldcat]

Other Works:

Manuel Puig and the Spider Woman (FSG and Faber & Faber, 2000) [Worldcat]

The Subversive Scribe: Translating Latin American Fiction (published in 1991 and reissued this year by Dalkey Archive Press, along with her classic translations of novels by Manuel Puig) [Worldcat]

Editor of the Borges series for Penguin Classics (On Writing [Worldcat], On Mysticism [Worldcat], The Sonnets [Worldcat], On Argentina [Worldcat], Poems of the Night [Worldcat]).


David Luft


Hugo von Hofmannsthal and the Austrian Idea (Forthcoming)

Precision and Soul: Essays and Addresses (Chicago, 1990) [Worldcat]

Other Works:

Eros and Inwardness in Vienna: Weininger, Musil, Doderer (University of Chicago Press, 2003) [Worldcat]

Robert Musil and the Crisis of European Culture: 1880–1942 (University of California Press, 1980) [Worldcat]


Burton Pike


The Man without Qualities by Robert Musil (Knopf, 1995) [Worldcat]

The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke (Dalkey Archive Press, 2008) [Worldcat]

Precision and Soul: Essays and Addresses by Robert Musil (Chicago, 1990) [Worldcat]

Robert Musil: Selected Writings by Robert Musil (Continuum, 1986) [Worldcat]

The Sorrows of Young Werther by J.W. von Goethe (Random House/Modern Library, 2004) [Worldcat]

Thomas Mann: Six Early Stories by Thomas Mann (Sun and Moon Press) [Worldcat]

Other Works:

The Image of the City in Modern Literature (Princeton, 1981) [Worldcat]

The Musil Companion (Camden House, 2007) [Worldcat]

The New History of German Literature (Harvard, 2004) [Worldcat]

Robert Musil: An Introduction to His Work (Cornell, 1961) [Worldcat]


Lawrence Venuti


Edward Hopper: Poems by Ernest Farres (Greywolf Press 2009) [Worldcat]

The Goodbye Kiss by Massimo Carlotto (Europa Editions 2006) [Worldcat]

Italy: A Traveler’s Literary Companion (Whereabouts Press 2003) [Worldcat]

Other Works:

The Scandals of Translation: Towards an Ethics of Difference (Routledge 1998) [Worldcat]

The Translation Studies Reader (Routledge 2004) [Worldcat]

The Translator’s Invisibility: A History of Translation (Routledge 2008) [Worldcat]

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