Position: Graduate Student
Office: East Pyne
|Liesl Yamaguchi works on 19th and 20th century French literature, taking particular interest in poetics, linguistics, and the visual arts. Her dissertation considers the curious phenomenon of colored hearing, tracing its passage from the sounds of music to the elements of language over the course of the 19th century. Prior to Princeton, Liesl studied in New York, Paris, Oxford, and Helsinki, earning a BA in Comparative Literature from Columbia University and an MSt in English Literature from Oxford University. She has been awarded fellowships from the Fulbright Program and the American Scandinavian Foundation. Liesl is also a co-founding editor of Inventory, Princeton's Journal of Literary Translation.|
|* on leave 2013-2014|
Publications:Translations of Fernand Léger, Blaise Cendrars, and Le Corbusier in Léger: Modern Art and the Metropolis (New Haven: Yale UP, 2013).
|Book review of Christopher Bush's Ideographic Modernism (Oxford UP, 2010) in Comparative Literature (Vol 65.2, Spring 2013).
English 205: Reading Poetry, Fall 2011