Ellis Shookman

Academic Appointments

Professor of German Studies


Dartmouth Hall, Room 204
HB 6084


  • B.A. Yale University
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Ph.D. Yale University

Selected Publications

  • Ed., Eighteenth-Century German Prose (Continuum 1992).

  • Ed., The Faces of Physiognomy: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Johann Caspar Lavater  (Camden House, 1993).

  • Noble Lies, Slant Truths, Necessary Angels: Aspects of Fictionality in the Novels of Christoph Martin Wieland (University of North Carolina Press, 1997).

  • Thomas Mann’s Death in Venice : A Novella and Its Critics (Camden House, 2003).

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Works In Progress

 Lterary Themes and Librettistic Variations: German Poetry, Drama, and Prose Fiction Adapted for Opera