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CURRICULUM VITAE:  SANFORD BUDICK

 

Born: New York, 1942

Married: Emily Miller, 1968

Children: Rachel, Ayelet; Yochanan (deceased)

 

Education:      A.B.,   1963, Harvard College

 

                        Ph.D., 1966, Yale University

 

Principal positions:

                                    1984-present: Professor of English,

                                                           The Hebrew University

 

                                    1972-1984:     Associate Professor,

                                                            The Hebrew University

 

                                    1970-1971      Visiting Senior Lecturer,

                                                            The Hebrew University

 

                                    1966-1979:      Instructor (1966-67),

                                                            Assistant Professor (1967-71),

                                                            Associate Professor (1971-79),

                                                            Professor of English (1979),

 

                                                            Cornell University                                            

 

                                    Chairperson:  Department of English, The Hebrew University,

                                                            1979-81; 1998-2000

 

                                    Founding Director: The Center for Literary Studies,

                                                                     The Hebrew University,

                                                                      1982 - 2002

                                    Co-director, with Wolfgang Iser, of an international research

                                    project on The Institutions of Interpretation, funded by the

                                    German-Israeli Foundation for Research, 1988-1992

 

Awards:                       Fellowship, National Endowment for Humanities, 2002-2003

 

                                    Guggenheim Fellowship, 1986-87

 

                                    Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies, Jerusalem, 1985-86

 

                                    James Holly Hanford Award of the Milton Society of America,

                                    1986, for The Dividing Muse: Images of Sacred Disjunction in

                                    Miltons Poetry (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985) ;

 

                                    

James Holly Hanford Award of the Milton Society of America,
2012, for Kant and Milton (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010)

 

Principal publications:

1. Books:                     Dryden and the Abyss of Light: A Study of Religio Laici and The Hind and the Panther (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1970)

 

                                    Poetry of Civilization: Mythopoeic Displacement in the Verse of Milton, Dryden, Pope, and Johnson (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1974)

 

                                    The Dividing Muse: Images of Sacred Disjunction in Miltons Poetry (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985)

 

                                    The Western Theory of Tradition: Terms and Paradigms of the Cultural Sublime (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000)

 

                                    Kant and Milton (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2010)

 

2. Edited books:

                                    Ed. with Geoffrey H. Hartman, Midrash and Literature (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986)

 

                                    Ed. with Wolfgang Iser, Languages of the Unsayable: The Play of Negativity in Literature and Literary Theory (New York: Columbia University Press, 1989; reprinted Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996)

 

                                    Ed. with Wolfgang Iser, The Translatability of Cultures: Figurations of the Space Between (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1996)