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

"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 someone and how to ask the right questions in the first place....

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 generation of young women in the academy, seeking themselves to be heard....

Bride of Deconstruction
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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