Diana Fuss

Diana Fuss is Louis W. Fairchild Class of ’24 Professor of English at Princeton University. Fuss is the author of Essentially Speaking (Routledge, 1989), Identification Papers (Routledge, 1995), and The Sense of an Interior: Four Writers and the Rooms that Shaped Them (Routledge, 2004). In 2005 The Sense of an Interior won the MLA James Russell Lowell Prize for outstanding scholarly book of the year. Her most recent book, Dying Modern: A Meditation on Elegy, is forthcoming from Duke University Press. Fuss is also the editor of several volumes: Human, All Too Human (Selected Essays of the English Institute), Pink Freud, and Inside/Out, which won both the ALA and VLS best book awards.


  • The People Downstairs

    The People Downstairs

    "Being Mortal" draws on the strengths of both the humanities and the sciences to demonstrate one of life's harder lessons: how to really listen to...

    • Bride of Deconstruction

      The publication of A Life with Mary Shelley shows exactly what was at stake in the reclamation of Mary Shelley’s absorbing novel for a whole...