Translated: Robert Bononno
Robert Bononno has translated more than two dozen books, both fiction and nonfiction, and numerous shorter pieces. His translation of René Crevel’s My Body and I was a finalist for the 2005 French-American Foundation Prize. He received NEA grants in 2002 and 2010 and has taught translation and terminology at New York University and the City University of New York Graduate Center.
By (author) Jean-Luc Nancy
Jean-Luc Nancy is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg. His wide-ranging thought is developed in many books, including Expectation: Philosophy, Literature; The Possibility of a World; The Banality of Heidegger; The Disavowed Community; and, with Adèle Van Reeth, Coming (all Fordham).
Introduction: Jean-Michel Rabaté
Jean-Michel Rabaté is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He has written or edited more than thirty-five books on modernism, psychoanalysis, and philosophy.