Michael Winkler

Research and Teaching: 

Modern German and European literature; exile literature; theories of literary criticism; translation and cultural transmission

Selected Publications: 

  • Trans. Michael Hampe, What Philosophy is For (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018).
  • Trans. Michael Hampe, Tunguska, or the End of Nature. A Philosophical Dialogue (ibid., 2015).
  • Trans. Björn Quiring, Shakespeare's Curse: The Aporias of Ritual Exclusion in Early Modern Royal Drama (New York: Routledge, 2014).
  • Trans. Uwe Steiner, Walter Benjamin: An Introduction to His Work and Thought (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010).
  • Rainer Maria Rilke—Lou Andreas Salomé, The Correspondence, ed. and trans. Michael Winkler and Edward Snow (New York: W.W. Norton, 2006). Paperback edition in 2008
  • Rainer Maria Rilke, Diaries of a Young Poet, trans. Michael Winkler and Edward Snow (New York: W.W. Norton, 1997).
  • Ed., Deutsche Literatur im Exil, 1933-1945: Texte und Dokumente, 5th edn. (Stuttgart: Reclam, 1997).