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Humanities Faculty 2006 Publications

Art History

Wu, Hung, Howard, Angela Falco and Song, Li. Chinese Sculpture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.

Wu, Hung. Xu Bing: Yancao jihua (Xu Bing: The Tobacco Project). Beijing: People’s University Press, 2006.

Wu, Hung. Wu Liang Ci: Zhongguo gudai huaxiang yishu de sixiangxing (The Wu Liang Shrine: Ideology of Early Chinese Pictorial Art). Beijing: Sanlin, 2006.


Bartsch, Shadi. The Mirror of the Self: Sexuality, Self-Knowledge, and the Gaze in the Early Roman Empire. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Faraone, Christopher A. and McClure, Laura K., eds. Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

Hall, Jonathan M.  A History of the Archaic Greek World: ca. 1200-479 BCE. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Roy, David Tod, trans.  The Plum in the Golden Vase (Volume Three: The Aphrodisiac).  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Shaughnessy, Edward L.  Rewriting Early Chinese Texts.  Albany: State University of New York Press, 2006.

English Language and Literature

Bevington, David M. How to Read a Shakespeare Play. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2006.

Goldsby, Jacqueline. A Spectacular Secret: Lynching in American Life and Literature. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Hansen, Mark B.N.  Bodies in Code: Interfaces with Digital Media.  London: Routledge Press, 2006.

Hansen, Miriam. Babele e Babilonia: Il cinema muto Americano e il suo spettatore. Italian translation. Torino: Edizione Kaplan, 2006.

Mitchell, W.J.T.  What Do Pictures Want?: The Lives and Loves of Images.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006. 

Germanic Studies

Santner, Eric L. On Creaturely Life: Rilke, Benjamin, Sebald. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Wellbery, David.  Seiltänzer des Paradoxalen. Aufsätze zur ästhetischen Wissenschaft.  Hanser, 2006.


Bohlman, Philip V.  Music in American Religious Experience.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Bohlman, Philip V.  World Music: A Very Short Introduction.  Italian and Japanese translations. 2006.

Christensen, Thomas and Baker, Nancy, eds. Aesthetics and the Art of Musical Composition in the German Enlightenment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 

Feldman, Martha and Gordon, Bonnie, eds. The Courtesan’s Arts: Cross-Cultural Perspectives.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

Gossett, Philip. Divas and Scholars: Performing Italian Opera.  Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Ptaszynska, Marta. Pianophonia for piano solo. Warsaw: Polish Music Publications, 2006.

Ran, Shulamit. Fault Line for chamber ensemble. Theodore Presser Company, 2006.

Ran, Shulamit. East Wind for solo flute. Capstone Records, 2006.

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Hout, Theo van den with Zoest, C.H van, eds.  The Life and Times of Hattusili III and Tuthaliya IV.  Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Honour of J. de Roos, 12-13 December 2003.  Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Osten, 2006.

Mustafa, Farouk. A Certain Woman (translation from Arabic of a novel by Hala El Badry). New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2006.

Mustafa, Farouk. The Lodging House  (translation from Arabic of a novel by Khairy Shalaby). New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2006.

Mustafa, Farouk. No One Sleeps in Alexandria (translation from Arabic of a novel by Ibrahim Abdel Meguid). New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2006.

Perry, John R. Karim Khâni Zand. Series: Makers of the Muslim World. Oxford: One World Publishers, 2006.

Roth, Martha, ed. in chief. The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (Volumes 18 & 19). Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2006.


Lear, Jonathan.  Radical Hope: Ethics in the Face of Cultural Devastation.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006. 

Nussbaum, Martha. Frontiers of Justice: Disability, Nationality, Species Membership. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006.

Romance Languages and Literatures

De Armas, Frederick A.  Quixotic Frescoes: Cervantes and Italian Renaissance Art.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006.

Desan, Philippe, ed.  Montaigne Politique.  Paris: Honoré Champion Éditeur, 2006.

Lugo-Ortiz, Agnes and Dworkin y Méndez, Kenya, eds.  Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage (Volume V).  Houston: Art Público Press, 2006.

Maggi, Armando.  In the Company of Demons: Unnatural Beings, Love, and Identity in the Italian Renaissance. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Pavel, Thomas.  Comment écouter la litérature?  Collège de France / Fayard, 2006.

Pavel, Thomas.  La Pensee du roman. Spanish translation. 2006.

Steinberg, Justin.  Accounting for Dante: Urban Readers and Writers in Late Medieval Italy.  Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.   

Weaver, Elissa, ed.  Arcangela Tarabotti: A Literary Nun in Baroque Venice.  Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2006. 

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Bird, Robert. The Russian Prospero: The Creative World of Viacheslav Ivanov.  Madison: The University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

Bird, Robert, ed.  Perepiska iz dvukh uglov (Correspondence from Two Corners).  Moscow: Vodolei Publishers, Progress-Pleiada, 2006.

South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Collins, Steven.  A Pali Grammar for Students.  Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books (U.S. distribution: University of Washington Press), 2006.

Doniger, Wendy.  The Lady of the Jewel Necklace and the Lady who Shows her Love (translation from Sanskrit of two plays by Harsha).  New York: New York University Press, 2006.

Stark, Ulrike, ed.  Mauern und Fenster. Neue Erzaehlungen aus Indien. Heidelberg: Draupadi Verlag, 2006.

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