Judith Ryan is the Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Harvard University. Her publications include Rilke, Modernism, and Poetic Tradition and The Vanishing Subject: Early Psychology and Literary Modernism, and, as coeditor, A New History of German Literature.
3 Ebooks by Judith Ryan
Judith Ryan: The Novel After Theory
Novels began to incorporate literary theory in unexpected ways in the late twentieth century. Through allusion, parody, or implicit critique, theory formed an additional strand in fiction that raised …
Judith Ryan & Bonnie B. Thurston: Sacra Pagina: Philippians and Philemon
Although relatively brief, Philippians is one of the most interesting and beloved of Paul’s undisputed epistles. In Philippians and Philemon, Bonnie Thurston makes a convincing case that canonical …
Judith Ryan: Rilke, Modernism and Poetic Tradition
If the rise of modernism is the story of a struggle between the burden of tradition and a desire to break free of it, then Rilke’s poetic development is a key example of this tension at work. Taking …