Michael Wood

Michael Wood is professor emeritus at Princeton, where he was director of the Guass Seminars in Criticism from 1995 to 2001 and chair of the English department from 1998 to 2004. He is an editorial board member of The London Review of Books, and his work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, Bookforum, and other publications. His books include Stendhal (Cornell University Press, 1971); America in the Movies (Basic Books, 1975); García Márquez: One Hundred Years of Solitude (Cambridge University Press, 1990); The Magician's Doubts: Nabokov and the risks of fiction (Chatto and Windus, 1994); Children of Silence: on contemporary fiction (Columbia University Press, 1998); Belle de Jour (British Film Institute Publishing, 2001); The Road to Delphi: the Life and Afterlife of Oracles (Farrar Straus and Giroux, 2003); Franz Kafka (Northcote House/British Council, 2004); Nation, Language, and the Ethics of Translation, editor with Sandra Bermann (Princeton University Press, 2005); Literature and the Taste of Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 2005); and Yeats and Violence (Oxford University Press, 2010).


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