Marc Redfield studied at Yale and Cornell, and taught at the Université de Genève and Claremont Graduate University before coming to Brown. He studies British, American, French and German literature and literary theory of the eighteenth through twentieth centuries, with a particular focus on romanticism and on intersections of literature and philosophy. He is the author of five books: Phantom Formations: Aesthetic Ideology and the Bildungsroman (1996, winner of the MLA First Book Prize), The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism (2003), The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror (2009), Theory at Yale: The Strange Case of Deconstruction in America (2016), and Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Celan (2021). He has edited Legacies of Paul de Man (2007) and co-edited High Anxieties: Cultural Studies in Addiction (2002), and Points of Departure: Samuel Weber Between Spectrality and Reading (2016). He has served as the guest editor of special issues of Diacritics, Romantic Praxis, and The Wordsworth Circle.
Shibboleth: Judges, Derrida, Celan. Fordham University Press, 2021.
|Khalip, Jacques, Mendicino, Kristina, Redfield, Marc, Sng, Zachary. "Open”." European Romantic Review, vol. 30, no. 3, 2019, pp. 221-222.|
Theory at Yale: The Strange Case of Deconstruction in America. Fordham University Press, 2016.
|Redfield, Marc. "Formative Fictions: Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Bildungsroman. By Tobias Boes. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012. x + 201 pages. $21.00." Monatshefte, vol. 105, no. 4, 2013, pp. 718-720.|
|Redfield, Marc. "Fiction, Restriction, and Real Money." Novel: A Forum on Fiction, vol. 45, no. 3, 2012, pp. 487-491.|
The Rhetoric of Terror: Reflections on 9/11 and the War on Terror. Fordham University Press, 2009.
|Marc Redfield, None. "Virtual Trauma: The Idiom of 9/11." diacritics, vol. 37, no. 1, 2008, pp. 55-80.|
|Redfield, Marc. "What's in a Name-Date? Reflections on 9/11." Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, vol. 30, no. 3-4, 2008, pp. 220-231.|
|Redfield, M. "Derrida, Europe, Today." South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 106, no. 2, 2007, pp. 373-392.|
|REDFIELD, M. "Gothic Consciousness." Differences that make no difference and ambiguities that do, vol. 39, no. 3, 2006, pp. 432-435.|
|Apter, Emily, Baker, Jr., Houston A., Benhabib, Seyla, Bennington, Geoffrey, Boym, Svetlana, Cadava, Eduardo, Culler, Jonathan, Dailey, Patricia, Freccero, Carla, Hartman, Geoffrey, Kamuf, Peggy, McDonald, Christie, Miller, J. Hillis, Parker, Andrew, Rabaté, Jean-Michel, Redfield, Marc, Ricciardi, Alessia, Ronell, Avital, Rowlinson, Matthew, Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. "Forum: The Legacy of Jacques Derrida." PMLA, vol. 120, no. 2, 2005, pp. 464-494.|
The Politics of Aesthetics: Nationalism, Gender, Romanticism. Stanford University Press, 2003.
Phantom Formations: Aesthetic Ideology and the Bildungsroman. Cornell University Press, 1996.
British and comparative romantic literature; the nineteenth-century novel; Berlin in literature and film; literary theory
|COLT 1210 - Introduction to the Theory of Literature|
|COLT 2210 - Introduction to the Theory of Literature|
|COLT 2821U - Borders, Exiles, Language|
|ENGL 1511K - Gothic Novels and Romantic Poems|
|ENGL 1561I - The Nineteenth-Century Novel|
|ENGL 1561X - Dickens|
|ENGL 2901K - Theory, Technics, Religion|
|HMAN 2401C - Inscribing the Event: Poetics and Politics of the Date|