Herschel Farbman

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Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature
School of Humanities
Ph.D., Yale University
Phone: 949-824-6406
Fax: 949-824-6416
Email: hfarbman@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
218 Humanities Instructional Building
Mail Code: 3150
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
comparative modernisms; literary and political theory; film and media studies; psychoanalysis
The Other Night: Dreaming, Writing, and Restlessness in Twentieth-Century Literature
(Fordham University Press, December 2008; paperback March 2012)
Modern Characters: Corporate Personhood and Modernist Impersonality
(in progress)

“‘Personation’ and the Division of Labor,” The Yearbook of Comparative Literature 60 (forthcoming)
“Corporate Personhood and Modernist ‘Impersonality’: Woolf’s Drama,” Law and Literature 28.3 (forthcoming)
“Tradition and the Multinational Corporation: T.S. Eliot’s Europe,” in Visions of Europe, Gail Hart and Anke Biendarra, eds., Peter Lang (2014)
“From the Cold Earth: BP’s Broken Well, Streaming Live,” Postmodern Culture 23.1 (2013) https://muse.jhu.edu/article/513306
“A Night at the Whineys” (on sportstalk radio), n+1 (March 2011) https://nplusonemag.com/online-only/online-only/a-night-at-the-whineys/
“Poe’s Tattoo: Reading Fraternity in Baudelaire,” MLN 124.5 (2009)
“Blanchot on Dreams and Writing,” SubStance 34.2 (2005)
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