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1) Emily Dickinson: A Voice of War. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1984
2) Language Mysticism: The Negative Way of Language in Eliot, Beckett and Celan, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1995
3) The Art of Poetry, Oxford University Press, 2001; second printing, 2002
4) Major Voices in Nineteenth-Century American Women's Poetry, Selected with Introductory Essays, London: Tobypress, 2004
5) Nineteenth-Century American Poetry, The Cambridge History of American Literature Vol. IV, ed. Sacvan Bercovitch, Cambridge University Press 2004, 147-480
6) Defending Identity with Natan Sharansky, NY: Public Affairs, 2008.
7) Poetry and Public Discourse in Nineteenth Century America N.Y. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
8) The Riddles of Harry Potter: Secret Passages and Interpretive Quests NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
1) 20th-Century American Women’s Poetries of Engagement, Sources Spring 2002, No. 12, with Cristina Giorcelli and Cristanne Miller
2) Edited with introduction: Walt Whitman: Collected Poems Toby Press, 2003
1)“Derrida, Jabes, Levinas: Sign Theory as Ethical Discourse," Prooftexts, vol. 2, 1982, 283‑3O2.
2)"Emily Dickinson's War Poetry: The Problem of Theodicy," The Massachusetts Review, vol. 25, no. 1, 1984, 22‑41.
3)"The Slayers of Moses," Association for Jewish Studies, Vol IX No. 2 Fall 1984, pp. 273‑281
4)"Paul Celan's Linguistic Mysticism," Studies inTwentieth Century Literature, Fall, 1986, 191-211.
5)"Mystical Language and Mystical Silence in Paul Celan's 'Dein Hinu"bersein,'" in Argumentum e Silentio, Amy Colin, ed., New York: Walter de Gruyter, 1987, 364-374.
6)“Rhetoric or Not: Hymnal Tropes in Emily Dickinson and Isaac Watts," The New England Quarterly, Volume LXI, No. 2, June, 1988, 214-232.
7)"Samuel Beckett's Figural Evasions," in Languages of the Unsayable, Sanford Budick and Wollfgang Iser, eds. New York: Columbia, University Press, 1989, 165- 186.
8)"Representing Motherhood: The Trope of Mother/Bird in Anne Bradstreet and Marianne Moore," Hebrew University Studies in Literature and the Arts 18, 1990, 156-176.
9)"The Negative Way Negated: Samuel Beckett's Texts for Nothing," New Literary History No. 22, 1991, 213-231
10)"The Need of Being Versed: Robert Frost and the Limits of Rhetoric," Essays in Literature, Vol. 18, No. 1, Spring 1991: 76-92
11)"Pharisaic," Common Knowledge, Vol. 2, No. 2, Fall, 1993, 66-80.
12)"Representing Other Voices: Rhetorical Perspective in Elizabeth Bishop," Style Volume 29, No. 1, Spring 1995, 1-17.
13)"Language Asceticism in "Four Quartets," in I silenzi dei testi e i silenzi della critica, ed. Carla Locatelli, Universita degli studi di Trento, 1996, 221-243.
14)"An American-Jewish Typology: Emma Lazarus and the Figure of Christ," Prooftexts Vol.16 No. 2 May 1996,113-125.
15)"On Cavell on Whitman: Questions about Application" Common Knowledge Vol. 5 no. 2 Fall 1996, 61-71.
16)"An "Other" Negative Theology: On Derrida's "How to Avoid Speaking: Denials," Poetics Today 19:2, Summer 1998, 261-280.
17)"On (Mis-)Translating Paul Celan," Conditio Judaica, Band 28 1999 145-154.
18)"The Metaphysics of Language in Emily Dickinson and Paul Celan," Trajectories of Mysticism, ed. Philip Leonard, St. Martin's Press, 2000, 25-45.
19)"Apophatics and Poetics: Paul Celan Translating Emily Dickinson,"in Language and Negativity, ed. Henny Fiska Hagg, Oslo: Novus Press, 2000, 63-83.
20)"Emily Dickinson's Manuscript Body," Emily Dickinson Journal, VIII, 2, 1999, 87-99.
21)"Santayana and Harvard Formalism," Raritan XVIII:4, Spring 1999 51-67.
22)“Dickinson’s Emerson,” Emily Dickinson’s Journal, IX: 2, 2000, 134-141.
23)Democracy in America: By Dr. Seuss” Southwest Review, Vol. 85 No. 2, Spring 2000, 167-210.
24)“Modest Selves: Dickinson’s Critique of American Identity,” Emily Dickinson at Home, ed. Gudrun Grabher and Martina Antretter, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2001, 1-12.
25)The Lyric, History, and the Avant-Garde: Theorizing Paul Celan,” Poetics Today, Vol 22, No 3, Fall 2001, 651-668.
26)“Interpretation Beyond Metaphysics” Judaism and Modernity, ed. Jonathan Malino, Hampshire, England: Ashgate, 2004, 53-64.
27)“Charlotte Gilman’s Public Poetry,” Sources, Spring No. 12, 2002, pp. 11-28.
28)“Melville’s Unreading of the Bible: Redburn and The Confidence Man, Letteratura D’America, XXI n. 88-89, 2001, 31-52
29)“John Hollander,” Jewish Writers of the Twentieth Century, London: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2003.
30)“Israel and America: Revisioning History” Michigan Quarterly Review Winter 2003 42:1, 39-50
31)“Walt Whitman’s Poetic Worlds,” Walt Whitman: Collected Poetry, ed. Shira Wolosky, Tobypress, 2003, 1-18
32)"American Visions of Light: Emerson, Whitman, Dickinson," Light, (Jerusalem: Adi Foundation, 2004) (Hebrew).
33)A Jewish-American PoeticsCambridge Companion to Jewish-American Literature, ed. Michael Kramer and Hannah Wirth-Nesher, Cambridge University Press, 2003, 250-268
34)"Women's Bibles," Feminist Studies, Vol. 28, no. 1 Spring 2002, 191-211.
35)Moral Finitude and the Ethics of Language,” Common Knowledge 9:3 Fall 2003 406-423
36)“The Claims of Rhetoric: Towards an Historical Poetics,” American Literary History, Spring 2003 15:1, 14-22
37)Public Women, Private Men: American Women Poets and the Common Good,” Signs, Winter 2003 Vol. 28, no. 2, 665-694
38)"Being in the Body," Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson, ed. Wendy Martin, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002, 129-141.
39)“Public and Private in Emily Dickinson’s War Poetry,” A Historical Guide to Emily Dickinson, ed. Vivian Pollack , (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004), 103-132
40)"The Lonely Woman of Faith," Judaism, Vol. 52. Nos. 1-2, 2004, 3-18
41)"The Ethics of Foucauldian Poetics: Women's Selves," New Literary History, Vol. 35, No. 3, Summer 2004, 491-506
42)"Medical-Industrial Discourses in Muriel Rukeyser's "Book of the Dead,"" Literature and Medicine Vol. 25, No. 1 Spring 2006, 156-171
43)"Emily Dickinson: Reclusion against Itself" Common Knowledge, April 2006
44)Gershom Scholem’s Linguistic Theory,” in Gershom Scholem, ed. Joseph Dan and Peter Schafer, J.C.B. Mohr (Tubingen: Paul Siebeck, 2006), Vol 2, 165-205
45)"Foucault and Jewish Feminism: The Mekhitsah as Dividing Practice," Nashim 2009, 9-32
46)"Emerson's Figural Religion: From Poetics to Politics" Religion and Literature ed. Paul Kane, 41.1 Spring 2009, 25-48
47)"Biblical Republicanism: "John Cotton's "Moses his Judicials" and American Hebraism" Hebraic Political Studies Vol. 4.2 winter 2009 104-127
48)"Muriel Rukeyser's Activist Poetics" LiteraryEncyclopedia 2009
49)"What do Jews Stand For? Muriel Rukeyser's Ethics of Identity" Nashim Spring Number 19 2010 197-224
50)"Truth and Lie in Emily Dickinson and Friedrich Nietzsche," forthcoming in Emily Dickinson and Philosophy (N.Y.: Cambridge University Press) ed. Marianne Noble
51)"Relational Aesthetics and Feminist Poetics" New Literary History 41.3 2011
52)"Edward Taylor's American Hebraism " in Turn Around Religion, eds. Michael Kramer and Nan Goodman, (Ashgate. 2011)
53)"Towards a New Aesthetics" forthcoming in festschrift for Sharon Cameron
54)"Transcendence and Poetics: Levinas, Ricoeur, Frost," forthcoming in Literature and Transcendence ed. Paivi Mehtonen
55)"Harry Potter's Ethical Paradigms: Augustine, Kant, and Feminist Moral Theory," Children's Literature, volume 41 (2012).
56)"Emily Dickinson: Gendered Poetics," in Emily Dickinson in Context, ed. Eliza Richards,forthcoming Cambridge University Press