Jean-Michel Rabaté


Jean-Michel Rabaté is the Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania, co-editor of the Journal of Modern Literature, and co-founder and senior curator of Slought Foundation, Philadelphia ( Since 2008, he has also been Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

He is the author of 25 books and the editor of 15 collections of essays. Recent titles include The Cambridge Introduction to Literature and Psychoanalysis (Cambridge University Press, 2014), The Pathos of Distance (Bloomsbury, 2016), Think, Pig! (Fordham University Press, 2016), Les Guerres de Jacques Derrrida (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2016), and his forthcoming book, Rust, Bloomsbury.