Michael Syrotinski - Selected Publications#


Syrotinski, M. (1998). Defying Gravity. Jean Paulhan's Interventions in Twentieth-Century French Intellectual History, SUNY Press.

Syrotinski, M. (2002) Singular Performances: Reinscribing the Subject in Contemporary Francophone African Writing. University of Virginia Press: Charlottesville, VA. ISBN 9780813921457

Syrotinski, M. (2007) Deconstruction and the Postcolonial: At the Limits of Theory. Liverpool and Chicago UP, . First volume in LUP’s ‘Postcolonialism Across the Disciplines’ series.

Edited volumes:

‘Bande Dessinée: Thinking Outside the Boxes’, co- edited (with Laurence Grove), special issue of Yale French Studies, nos. 131 and 132, May 2017, 241 pp.

Edited book issue of Paragraph, Vol 38:2, on ‘Translation and The Untranslatable’, with introduction (July 2015) including translation of Barbara Cassin, ‘The Energy of the Untranslatables’ (‘L’énergie des intraduisibles’).

Edited Special Issue of The Senses and Society (8:1, 2013) on the work of Jean-Luc Nancy.


‘Malheur généalogique: Achille Mbembe penseur postcolonial’, invited chapter in volume on La théorie postcoloniale et le comparatisme, ed. Pascale Rabault-Feuerhahn, (Editions ENS, rue d’Ulm., 2015)

‘Between God’s Phallus and the Body of Christ’. Jean-Luc Nancy and Achille Mbembe’, in Embodiment (ed Fotiade, Jaspers, Salazar-Ferrer. London: Ashgate, 2014).

‘De la lithogrammatologie. Caillois à travers Paulhan’. Littérature, Summer 2013.

Critical editions:

Translation and critical edition of Barbara Cassin, Jacques le sophiste: Lacan, logos, psychanalyse (Jacques the Sophist). Forthcoming Fordham University Press, 2018.

Translation and critical edition of Barbara Cassin, Google-Moi: La deuxième mission de l’Amérique (Google Me: One-Click Democracy). Fordham University Press, 2018.

Translation of 55 entries (c. 300pp) in English-language edition (Dictionary of Untranslatables: A Philosophical Lexicon, edited Emily Apter, Jacques Lezra, Michael Wood. Princeton University Press,2014) of Vocabulaire européen des philosophies, ed. Barbara Cassin, Etienne Balibar, Alain de Libera, et al. (Paris: Seuil/Le Robert, 2004).

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