David Adams
Department of English
The Ohio State University at Lima
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Colonial Odysseys: Empire and Epic in the Modernist Novel. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2003.


Rev. essay on Paradigms for a Metaphorology, by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Robert Savage, and Care Crosses the River, by Hans Blumenberg, translated by Paul Fleming. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2011). Web. 23 Aug. 2011. <http://ndpr.nd.edu/news/25580-paradigms-for-a-metaphorology-and-care-crosses-the-river/>

"Myth and Dogma in 1920: The Fundamentalist-Modernist Controversy and Freud's 'Death Drive.'"  Freud and Fundamentalism: The Psychical Politics of Knowledge. Ed. Stathis Gourgouris. New York: Fordham UP, 2010. 26-37.

"'Remorse and Power': Conrad's Karain and the Queen." MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 47 (2001): 723-52.

"Unbegrifflichkeit [Nonconceptuality]." Historisches Wörterbuch der Philosophie. Ed. Joachim Ritter, Karlfried Gründer, and Gottfried Gabriel. 13 vols. Basel: Schwabe, 1971- . (Volume 11: U-V, 2001.)

"Mimetyzm i nacjonalizm w epizodzie 'Cyklopi' z Ulissesa." Trans. Monika Major. Wokól Jamesa Joyce'a. Ed. Katarzyna Bazarnik and Finn Fordham. Cracow: Universitas, 1999. 77-83.

"Ökonomie der Rezeption: Die Vorwegnahme eines Nachlasses." Trans. Michael Bischoff. Die Kunst des Überlebens: Nachdenken über Hans Blumenberg. Ed. Franz Josef Wetz and Hermann Timm. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1999. 369-86.

"Bibliographie Hans Blumenberg." With Peter Behrenberg. Die Kunst des Überlebens: Nachdenken über Hans Blumenberg. Ed. Franz Josef Wetz and Hermann Timm. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1999. 426-70. Updated and expanded reprint of: "Bibliographie Hans Blumenberg zum 70. Geburtstag." Zeitschrift für philosophische Forschung 44 (1990): 647-61.

"Metaphors for Mankind: The Development of Hans Blumenberg's Anthropological Metaphorology." Journal of the History of Ideas 52 (1991): 152-66.

"Metaphern für den Menschen: Die Entwicklung der anthropologischen Metaphorologie Hans Blumenbergs." Trans. Barbara Merker. Germanica 8 (1990): 171-91.


"Does It Matter When? On Time Indifference." By Hans Blumenberg. Philosophy and Literature 22 (1998): 212-18.

"Being — A MacGuffin: How to Preserve the Desire to Think." By Hans Blumenberg. Salmagundi 90-91 (1991): 191-93.

(with Sigrun Rottmann). "Three Explorations of the Relation Between Politics and Myth: Vico, Cassirer, Blumenberg." By Peter Behrenberg. New Vico Studies 9 (1991): 17-28.

"Pensiveness." By Hans Blumenberg. Caliban 6 (1989): 51-55, with translator's "Afterword," 214-15.


Rev. of Woolf Across Cultures, ed. by Natalya Reinhold. Modernism/Modernity. 12 (2005): 525-26.

Review of Literary Theory and the Claims of History: Postmodernism, Objectivity, Multicultural Politics, by Satya P. Mohanty. Research in African Literatures 31.3 (2000): 172-73.

Review of Households of the Soul, by Vincent Pecora. International Review of Modernism 2 (1998) 44-46.

"Sacks Explores the Uncharted Brain." Review of An Anthropologist on Mars, by Oliver Sacks. The Oregonian 12 March 1995: E6.

Review of The Art of the Obvious: Developing Insight for Psychotherapy and Everyday Life, by Bruno Bettelheim and Alvin A. Rosenfeld. The New York Times Book Review 21 March 1993: 18.

Review of Retelling a Life: Narration and Dialogue in Psychoanalysis, by Roy Schafer. The New York Times Book Review 19 July 1992: 20.

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