- Comparative Literature
Daniel Heller-Roazen is the Arthur W. Marks '19 Professor of Comparative Literature and the Council of the Humanities at Princeton University. He is the author of The Enemy of All: Piracy and the Law of Nations (2009);The Inner Touch: Archaeology of a Sensation (2007), which was awarded the Modern Language Association's 2008 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Comparative Literary Studies; Echolalias: On the Forgetting of Language (2005); and Fortune's Faces: The Roman de la Rose and the Poetics of Contingency (2003). These books have been translated or are forthcoming in translation in Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Italian, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish. He has also edited the Norton Critical Edition of The Arabian Nights (2010) and has edited, translated and introduced Giorgio Agamben's Potentialities: Collected Essays in Philosophy (1999). Before joining the Princeton faculty in 2000, he studied philosophy and literature in Toronto, Baltimore, Venice and Paris (BA in Philosophy, University of Toronto; MA in German and PhD in Comparative Literature, Johns Hopkins University). He has received fellowships from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the American Council of Learned Societies and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and in 2010 he was awarded the Medal of the Collège de France. His most recent book, The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World, came out in 2011.
1. The Fifth Hammer: Pythagoras and the Disharmony of the World
2. The Arabian Nights
3. The Enemy of All
4. The Inner Touch Archaeology of a Sensation
5. Echolalias On the Forgetting of Language