Richard Sieburth

Professor of French, English, Comparative Literature
Ph.D. 1976, Harvard; B.A. 1970, Chicago

Office Address: 13 University Place, Room 606
Email:
Phone: (212) 998-8713

Areas of Research/Interest
Comparative poetics; history and theory of translation; romanticism; symbolism; modernism.

External Affiliations
International Association of Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists (PEN).

Publications

Books:

Translator and editor, Louise Labé, Love Sonnets & Elegies (NYRB/Poets, 2014)

Translator and co-editor, The Prophecies of Nostradamus ( NY:  Viking/Penguin, 2012; paperback, Penguin Classics, 2013)

Editor, New Selected Poems and Translations by Ezra Pound (New Directions, 2010).

Translator, Géométries by Eugène Guillevic (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2010).

Editor and Translator, Nostradamus: The Prophecies by Nostradamus (Viking/ Penguin, 2010).

Translator, The Salt Smugglers by Gérard de Nerval (Archipelago Books, 2009).

Translator, Stroke by Stroke by Henri Michaux (Archipelago Books, 2006).

Translator and editor, Georg Büchner, *Lenz* (Archipelago books, 2005).

Editor, Sur les pas des troubadours en pays d'oc by Ezra Pound (Editions du Rocher, 2005).

Editor, Ezra Pound: Poems & Translations (Library of America, 2003).

Translator, The Fullness of Time: Poems by Gershom Scholem (Jerusalem Ibis Editions, 2003).

Editor, Ezra Pound: The Pisan Cantos (New Directions, 2003).

Editor and Translator, Emblems of Desire: Selections from Maurice Scève's Délie (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002).

Translator and preface, Émergences-Résurgences by Henri Michaux (Skira; The Drawing Center, 2000).

Translator, Selected Prose and Poetry by Gérard de Nerval (Penguin Classics, 1996). 

Translator, Sylvie by Gérard de Nerval (Syrens/ Penguin, 1995).

Editor, A Walking Tour in Southern France by Ezra Pound (New Directions, 1992).

Translator, Nights As Day, Days As Night by Michel Leiris (Eridanos Books, 1988).

Weights and Measures/ Poids et mesures (Ulysse Fin-de-Siècle, 1988).

Translator, Sun by Michael Palmer (Ulysse Fin-de-Siècle, 1988).

Signs in Action: Ideograms of Pound and Michaux, (Red Dust Books, 1987).

Translator, Moscow Diary by Walter Benjamin (Harvard University Press, 1986).

Translator, Hymns and Fragments by Friedrich Hölderlin (Princeton University Press, 1984).

Instigations: Ezra Pound and Remy de Gourmont (Harvard University Press, 1978).

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