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John Felstiner:

July 5, 1936. Mount Vernon, New York

English Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 94305

Contact Information:
Fax (650) 725-0755

Academic History:
Harvard College, A.B., 1958--Magna Cum Laude and Class Odist
Harvard University, Ph.D., 1965

Turn of the Screw and Other Stories by Henry James (Scholastic Book Services, New York, 1966), edited with an introduction, biography, and notes by John Felstiner.

The Lies of Art: Max Beerbohm's Parody and Caricature (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972; London: Victor Gollancz, 1973), 320 pp., 58 illus.

The Dark Room and Other Poems, by Enrique Lihn, co-translator John Felstiner (New York: New Directions, 1978; 2nd ed. forthcoming).

Translating Neruda: The Way to Macchu Picchu (Stanford University Press, 1980; paperback, 1986), 284 pp., 8 illus.

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Paul Celan: Poet, Survivor, Jew (Yale University Press, 1995; paperback 1997; Nota Bene [trade] edition, 2001); Verlag C.H. Beck, Munich, 1997, pocketbook, 2001; Editorial Trotta (Madrid), 2002; Nepheli Editions (Athens), 2008; Fonghong [phoenix] (Beijing), 2009; Wydawnictwo Austeria (Krakow, Poland), 2010.

Heights of Macchu Picchu / Alturas de Macchu Picchu (Neruda), with photographs by Edward Ranney (Limited Editions Club, 1998).

Jewish American Literature: A Norton Anthology, Co-editor (W.W. Norton, 2000).

Selected Poems and Prose of Paul Celan, Editor and translator (W.W. Norton, 2001; paperback, 2001).

Deathfugue / Todesfuge (Celan), with photogravure by Gisele Celan-Lestrange (Limited Editions Club, 2001).

Fugat-mavet / Todesfuge (Celan), Zvi Lachman, artists book (Even Hoshen, Jerusalem, 2005).

Can Poetry Save the Earth?: A Field Guide to Nature Poems (Yale University Press, 2009; paperback, 2010).

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