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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Edward A. Snow
Professor
Mary Gibbs Jones Chair for the Humanities and Professor of English
 
e-mail:edsnow@rice.edu
 
  • B.A., Rice University, 1964
  • M.A., University of California, Riverside, 1966
  • Ph.D., University of New York at Buffalo, 1969
 
Primary Department
   Department of English
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Department Affiliations
 
  • Department of English
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    Research Areas
     Shakespeare, Seventeenth Century Poetry and Prose, Translation, Film and Film Theory, Art and Literature, Detective Fiction, Art History, Theory, and Criticism
     

    Art History and Criticism

     
     
    Teaching Areas
     Shakespeare, Renaissance Literature, Literary Theory, Film, Translation, Art & Literature, Detective Fiction
     
    Selected Publications
     Books
     

    Edward Snow "Rilke's "Requiem for a Friend": A Translation, forthcoming 2011.." In Revision

     
     

    Edward Snow "The Poetry of Rilke, North Point Press, 2009." 

     
     

    Edward Snow and Michael Winkler "Rainer Maria Rilke And Lou Andreas-Salome: The Complete Correspondence, W.W. Norton & Co., 2006." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, Sonnets to Orpheus, North Point Press, 2004." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, New Poems: A Revised Selection, North Point Press, 2001." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, The Duino Elegies, North Point Press, 2000." 

     
     

    Edward Snow "Inside Bruegel: The Play of Images in "Children's Games," North Point Press, 1997." 

     
     

    Edward Snow and Michael Winkler, translators "Rainer Maria Rilke, Diaries of a Young Poet, W.W. Nortn & Co., 1997." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, Uncollected Poems, North Point Press, 1996.." 

     
     

    Edward Snow "A Study of Vermeer: Revised and Enlarged Edition, University of California Press, 1994." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book of Images: Revised Edition, North Point Press, 1994." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, The Book of Images, North Point Press, 1991." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, New Poems: The Other Part, North Point Press, 1987." 

     
     

    Edward Snow, translator and editor "Rainer Maria Rilke, New Poems, North Point Press, 1984." 

     
     

    Edward Snow "A Study of Vermeer, University of California Press, 1979." 

     
    Presentations
     Invited Talks
     

    ""The Poetry of Rilke: A Reading," Menil Museum,." (Decemer 8, 2009)

     
     

    "Vermeer: A Conversation." Clark Art Institute, Williamstown MA. (November 2003)

     
     Keynote Speaker
     

    ""Fictions of Art History: A Summation," 2010 Clark Institute Symposium.." (October 2010)

     
     Other
     

    "Rilke: A Reading and a Lecture." Cooper Union, New York, NY. (March 2001)

     
     

    "Rilke Now: A Reading and Discussion." Chicago Humanities Festival, Chicago. (November 2000) With Galway Kinnell

     
     

    "Rilke: A Celebration." 92nd Street Y Untermeyer Poetry Series, New York, NY. (March 2000) With William Gass, Galway Kinnell, Rika Lesser

     
    Editorial Positions
     Editorial Advisor, Genders. (2000 - 2000)

    Supervised Theses & Dissertations
     Jayme Yeo, Ph.D. Religion and Politics in 17th Century English Poetry. (2011) (Thesis or Dissertation Director)

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     Finalist, PEN USA Translation Award, for "The Poetry of Rilke", PEN USA (2010)

     PEN USA Translation Award (with Michael Winkler for Rilke and Andreas-Salome, "Complete Correspondence"),

     Finalist, Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize (with Michael Winkler for Rilke and Andreas-Salome, "Complete Correspondence"),

     Academy of American Poets Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, for Rilke's "Duino Elegies", Academy of American Poets (2001)

     Texas Institute of Letters Translation Award, for Rilke's "Duino Elegies",

     Finalist, Helen and Kurt Wolff Goethe Institute Translation Award (with Michael Winkler for Rilke's "Diaries of a Young Poet"),

     Finalist, PEN West Translation Prize (with Michael Winkler for Rilke's "Diaries of a Young Poet"),

     PEN Translation Award (for Rilke, "Uncollected Poems"),

     American Academy of Poets Harold Morton Landon Translation Award (for Rilke, "New Poems"),

     Honorable Mention, PEN Translation Award (for Rilke, "New Poems"),

     Senior Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, The National Gallery (Washington),

     NEH Research Fellowship,

    Juries
     Jury
     Judge, PEN USA Translation Award. (Spring 2011)
    Positions Held
     Translation Advisory Board, Texas Institute of Arts and Letters. (2011 - 2011)

     Judge, Translation Award, PEN USA. (2011 - 2011)