Faculty Publications

The Secret History of Las Vegas
The Secret History of Las Vegas  (Penguin Books, 2014)
Sanctificum
Sanctificum (Copper Canyon Press, 2010)
There Are No Names for Red
There Are No Names for Red (Red Hen Press, 2010)
Feed Me the Sun
Feed Me the Sun (Peepal Tree Press, 2010)
Song For Night
Song For Night (Akashic Books, 2007)
The Virgin of Flames
The Virgin of Flames (Penguin Books, 2007)
Hands Washing Water
Hands Washing Water (Copper Canyon Press, 2006)
Becoming Abigail
Becoming Abigail (Akashic Books, 2006)
Graceland
Graceland (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004)
Dog Woman
Dog Woman (Red Hen Press, 2004)
Daphne's Lot
Daphne's Lot (Red Hen Press, 2003)
Kalakuta Republic
Kalakuta Republic (Saqi Books, 2001)
Masters of the Board
Masters of the Board (Delta of Nigeria, 1985)
On Immunity: An Inoculation
On Immunity: An Inoculation (Graywolf Press, 2014)
The Balloonists
The Balloonists (Hanging Loose Press, 2002)
Inspired Journeys: Travel Writers in Search of the Muse
Inspired Journeys: Travel Writers in Search of the Muse (University of Wisconsin Press, 2016)
The Peasants and the Mariners
The Peasants and the Mariners (GemmaMedia, 2013)
The Sorrow of the Elves
The Sorrow of the Elves (GemmaMedia, 2010)
Honorable Bandit: A Walk Across Corsica
Honorable Bandit: A Walk Across Corsica (University of Wisconsin Press, 2007)
The Boom Economy: Or, Scenes from Clerical Life
The Boom Economy: Or, Scenes from Clerical Life (University of Wisconsin Press, 2003)
Monster: Adventures in American Machismo
Monster: Adventures in American Machismo (Council Oak Books, 2001)
Song and Error
Song and Error (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013)
Routledge Handbook of Theatre and Performance Historiography
Routledge Handbook of Theatre and Performance Historiography (co-edited with Peter W. Marx, Routledge, forthcoming 2020)
Uncle Tom's Cabins: The Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book
Uncle Tom's Cabins: The Transnational History of America's Most Mutable Book (co-edited with Stefka Mihaylova, U. Michigan Press, 2018)
A Cultural History of Theatre, 6 vols.
A Cultural History of Theatre, 6 vols. (co-edited with C. B. Balme, Bloomsbury, 2017)
The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies
The Cambridge Companion to Performance Studies (Cambridge University Press, 2008)
The Performing Century: Nineteenth-Century Theatres History
The Performing Century: Nineteenth-Century Theatres History (co-edited with Peter Holland, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007)
Considering Calamity: Methods for Performance Research
Considering Calamity: Methods for Performance Research (with Linda Ben-Zvi, Tel Aviv: Assaph Books, 2007)
Theatricality
Theatricality (co-edited with Thomas Postlewait, Cambridge University Press, 2004)
The Economics of the British Stage, 1800-1914
The Economics of the British Stage, 1800-1914 (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Women and Playwriting in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Women and Playwriting in Nineteenth-Century Britain (co-edited with Ellen Donkin, Cambridge University Press, 1999)
Ecstatic Cahoots
Ecstatic Cahoots (FSG, 2014)
Paper Lantern
Paper Lantern (FSG, 2014)
The Coast of Chicago
The Coast of Chicago (Knopf, 1990)
Brass Knuckles
Brass Knuckles (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1979)
An Orchard in the Street
An Orchard in the Street (American Readers Series, 2017)
Last Lake
Last Lake (University Of Chicago Press, 2016)
How Poems Think
How Poems Think (University Of Chicago Press, 2015)
Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories
Slow Trains Overhead: Chicago Poems and Stories (University Of Chicago Press, 2010)
Sophocles, Selected Poems: Odes and Fragments
Sophocles, Selected Poems: Odes and Fragments (translator, Princeton University Press, 2008)
Creatures of a Day
Creatures of a Day (Louisiana State University Press, 2008)
In The Warhouse
In The Warhouse (Fractal Edge Press , 2004)
Sophocles: Antigone
Sophocles: Antigone (co-translator, Oxford University Press, 2003)
Sweetbitter: A Novel
Sweetbitter: A Novel (Louisiana State University Press, 2003)
It's Time
It's Time (Louisiana State University Press, 2002)
Bakkhai, by Euripides
Bakkhai, by Euripides (Oxford University Press, 2001)
Selected Poems of Luis Cernuda
Selected Poems of Luis Cernuda (translator, Sheep Meadow, 1999)
Homage to Longshot O'Leary
Homage to Longshot O'Leary (Holy Cow! Press, 1998)
Sparrow: New and Selected Poems
Sparrow: New and Selected Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 1997)
Stranger Fictions: A History of the Novel in Arabic Translation
Stranger Fictions: A History of the Novel in Arabic Translation  (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2020)
I'jaam: An Iraqi Rhapsody
I'jaam: An Iraqi Rhapsody (co-translator, City Lights Publishers, 2007)
A Poet's Guide to Poetry, 2nd edition
A Poet's Guide to Poetry, 2nd edition (University of Chicago Press, 2013)
California Sorrow
California Sorrow (Knopf, 2007)
Drift: Poems
Drift: Poems (Knopf, 2003)
Ghost Ship: Poems
Ghost Ship: Poems (Knopf, 1996)
Summers of Vietnam and Other Poems
Summers of Vietnam and Other Poems (Sheep Meadow, 1990)
Tales of Arturo Vivante
Tales of Arturo Vivante (Sheep Meadow, 1990)
Threshold of the Year
Threshold of the Year (University of Missouri Press, 1982)
Prose for Borges
Prose for Borges (Northwestern University Press, 1974)
Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness
Additional Information:  Japanese translation
Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness
Additional Information:  Korean translation
Comment la psychiatrie et l'industrie pharmaceutique ont médicalisé nos émotions
Additional Information:  French translation
Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness
Shyness: How Normal Behavior Became a Sickness (Yale University Press, 2008)
Additional Information:  Winner of the Prescrire Prize for Medical Writing (France 2010)
The Burdens of Intimacy
The Burdens of Intimacy (University of Chicago Press, 1998)
The Ruling Passion
The Ruling Passion (Duke University Press, 1995)
Homosexuality and Psychoanalysis
Homosexuality and Psychoanalysis (co-editor, University of Chicago Press, 2001)
The Psychoanalysis of Race
The Psychoanalysis of Race (editor, Columbia University Press, 1998)
New German Dance Studies
New German Dance Studies (University of Illinois Press, 2012)
Additional Information:  (edited by Susan Manning & Lucia Ruprecht)
Danse Noires, Blanches Amériques
Danse Noires, Blanches Amériques (Centre National de la Danse, 2009)
Modern Dance, Negro Dance: Race in Motion
Modern Dance, Negro Dance: Race in Motion (Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2004)
 Judgment and Action Fragments toward a History
Judgment and Action Fragments toward a History (co-editor; Northwestern University Press, 2017)
Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic
Mary Chesnut's Civil War Epic (University Of Chicago Press, 2010)
Monument: Poems New & Selected
Monument: Poems New & Selected (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018)
Best American Poetry 2017
Best American Poetry 2017 (Scribner, 2017)
Thrall: Poems
Thrall: Poems (Mariner Books, 2012)
Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Beyond Katrina: A Meditation on the Mississippi Gulf Coast (University of Georgia Press , 2010)
Native Guard: Poems
Native Guard: Poems (Mariner Books , 2006)
Bellocq's Ophelia: Poems
Bellocq's Ophelia: Poems (Graywolf Press, 2002)
Domestic Work: Poems
Domestic Work: Poems  (Graywolf Press, 2000)
The Sea Came Up and Drowned
The Sea Came Up and Drowned (Raw Books, forthcoming in 2019)
Mary is a River
Mary is a River (Kelsay Books, 2018)
The Endless Unbegun
The Endless Unbegun (Twelve Winters Press, 2015)
September: Poems
September: Poems  (Northwestern University Press, 2013)