Leland de la Durantaye, Ph.D.


Areas of Expertise

Literary Modernism, Modern Literature, Nabokov, Aesthetics, French Literature, German Literature, Continental Philosophy


Selected Research and Publications

  • “Sedan Chairs and Turtles.” [Review essay on Walter Benjamin’s Charles Baudelaire: A Lyric Poet in the Age of Advanced Capitalism”] The London Review of Books. Volume 35, Number 22. November 21, 2013
  • “Do the Right Thing: Calvino’s Letters.” [Review of Italo Calvino’s Letters: 1940-1985.] The Boston Review. September/October 2013. Vol. 38, no. 5. 53-59
  • “Lost in Thought” [Review of Peter Osborne’s Anywhere or Not At All: The Philosophy of Contemporary Art.] Artforum October 2013. 83-84
  • “Rough Old World: Tom Drury’s Pacific.” The Los Angeles Review of Books. September 2013.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Finalist for PEN Best Translated Book of 2011 for Upstaged by Jacques Jouet. 2012
  • Finalist for Three Percent Best Translated Book of 2011 for Upstaged by Jacques Jouet. 2012
  • Berlin Prize. Holtzbrinck Fellow. The American Academy in Berlin. 2011-2012
  • Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the Center for Human Values, Princeton University. 2008-2009



Leland de la Durantaye, Ph.D.

Professor

Education: B.A. Michigan State University, School of Arts and Sciences; M.A. Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences; Ph.D. Cornell University, College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Literature
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