Select Bibliography of Commentaries and Commentary Scholarship

Giorgio Agamben. Il tempo che resta: un commento alla Lettera ai Romani. Turin: Bollati Boringhieri, 2000. [The Time that Remains: A Commentary on the Letter to the Romans. Trans. Patricia Dailey. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2005.]

Annotation and Its Texts. Ed. Stephen A. Barney. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991.

Augustine. Expositions of the Psalms. 6 vols. Trans. Maria Boulding. Brooklyn, NY: New City Press, 2000-2004.

Averroes. Averroes’s Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Poetics. Trans. Charles E. Butterworth. South Bend: St. Augustine’s Press, 1999.

Han Baltussen. Philosophy and Exegesis in Simplicius: The Methodology of a Commentator. Duckworth, 2008

Walter Benjamin. The Arcades Project. Ed. Rolf Tiedemann. Trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin. New York: Belknap Press, 2002.

The Boethius Commentary Project.

The Blue Cliff Record. Trans. Thomas Cleary and J.C. Cleary. Boston: Shambala, 1992.

Daniel Boyarin. “Pilpul, the Logic of Commentary.” Dor le Dor 3 (1986):82-106.

The Classical Commentary. Eds. Roy K. Gibson and Christina Shuttleworth Kraus. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

Richard A. Cohen, Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy: Interpretation After Levinas. West Nyack, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Andrew Cole. “Commentaries on Unknown Texts: On Morton Bloomfield and Friedrich Nietzsche.” Yearbook of Langland Studies 25 (2011): 25-35.

Le Commentaire entre tradition et innovation. Eds. M.O. Goulet-Cazé and T. Dorandi. Paris: Vrin, 2000.

Commentaries/Kommentare. Ed. Glenn W. Most. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, 1999.

Antoine Compagnon. La seconde main: Ou, le travail de la citation. Paris: Seuil, 1979.

John Dagenais. The Ethics of Reading in Manuscript Culture: Glossing the Libro de Buen Amor. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994.

Dartmouth Dante Project

De la traduction comme commentaire au commentaire de traduction. Ed. Maryvonne Boisseau. Presses Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2007.

Jacques Derrida. Glas. Paris: Galilée, 1974. [Glas. Trans. John P. Leavey Jr. and Richard Rand. London: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.]

Jacques Derrida. The Margins of Philosophy. Trans. Alan Bass. University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Herbert L. Dreyfus. Being-in-the-World: A Commentary on Heidegger’s Being and Time. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991.

The Future of the Page. Eds. Peter Stoicheff and Andrew Taylor. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004.

Daniel K. Gardner. “Confucian Commentary and Chinese Intellectual History.” The Journal of Asian Studies 57 (1998): 397-422.

Glossa Ordinaria, ed. Migne.

The Glossa Ordinaria on the Song of Songs. Trans. Mary Dove. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute, 2004.

Sandor Goodheart. Sacrificing Commentary: Reading the End of Literature. Johns Hopkins Unviersity Press, 1996.

Anthony Grafton. The Footnote: A Curious History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.

David C. Greetham. Theories of the Text. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht. “Writing Commentaries.” Chapter 3 of The Powers of Philology: Dynamics of Textual Scholarship. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2003.

Geoffrey Hartman. “Crossing over: Literary Commentary as Literature” Comparative Literature 28 (1976): 257-76.

Geoffrey Hartman. Saving the Text: Literature, Derrida, Philosophy. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982.

Martin Hediegger. Holderlins Hymne “Der Ister”. Ed. Walter Biemel. Frankfurt: Klostermann, 1982. [Hölderlin’s Hymn “The Ister”. Trans. William McNeill and Julia Davis. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.]

Daniel Heller-Roazen. “Company.” October (2006): 35-43.

Werner Hüllen. “In the Beginning was the Gloss.” In Lexicographers and Their Works. Ed. G. James. Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1989. 100-16.

Ivan Illich. In the Vineyard of the Text: A Commentary to Hugh’s Didascalicon. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1993.

Heather Jackson. Marginalia: Readers Writing in Books. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2001.

Heather Jackson. Romantic Readers: The Evidence of Marginalia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

Shri Jnāneshvar.Jnaneshvari: Bhavarthadipika. Trans. V.G. Pradhān. Ed. H. M. Lambert. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1948.

Der Kommentar in Antike und Mittelalter. Eds. Wilhelm Geerlings and Christian Schulze. Leiden: Brill, 2002.

George P. Landow. Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.

Lawrence Lipking. “The Marginal Gloss” Critical Inquiry 3 (1977): 609-55.

Henri de Lubac. Exégèse médiévale: Les quatre sens de l’ Ecriture. Paris: Aubier, 1959-64.

Jean-Francois Lyotard. La confession d’Augustin. Paris: Galilee, 1998.

Jean-Francois Lyotard. Lessons on the Analytic of the Sublime. Trans. Elizabeth Rottenberg. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1994.

Medieval Literary Theory and Criticism c.1100-c.1375: The Commentary Tradition. Eds. Alastair J. Minnis, A.B. Scott, and David Wallace. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1992.

The Margins of the Text. Ed. David C. Greetham. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1997.

Nicola Masciandaro. “Becoming Spice: Commentary as Geophilosophy.” Collapse VI: Geo/Philosophy (2010): 20-56.

Nicholas of Lyra’s Apocalypse Commentary. Trans. Philip D. W. Krey. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute, 1997.

Stephen A. Barney, Andrew Galloway, et al. The Penn Commentary on Piers Plowman. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006-

Deborah Parker. Commentary and Ideology: Dante in the Renaissance. Duke University Press, 1993.

Rudolf Pfeiffer. The History of Classical Scholarship. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1976.

J.H. Prynne. Field Notes: ‘The Solitary Reaper’ and Others. Cambridge, 2007.

J.H. Prynne. George Herbert, ‘Love [III]’: A Discursive Commentary. Cambridge, 2011.

J.H. Prynne. They that Haue Powre to Hurt: A Specimen of a Commentary on Shake-speares Sonnets, 94. Cambridge: privately printed, 2001.

David L. Rolston. Traditional Chinese Fiction and Fiction Commentary. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Avital Ronell. The Telephone Book: Technology, Schizophrenia, Electric Speech. University of Nebraska Press, 1989.

Sherry Roush. Hermes’ Lyre: Italian Poetic Self-Commentary from Dante to Tommasco Campanella. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Scientia in margine: études sur les marginalia dans les manuscrits scientifiques du moyen âge à la renaissance. Eds. Danielle Jacquart and Charles S. F. Burnett. Droz, 2005.

Blossom Stefaniw. Mind, Text, and Commentary: Noetic Exegesis in Origen of Alexandria, Didymus the Blind, and Evagrius Ponticus. Peter Lang, 2010.

The Talmud. [Translation.]

Evelyn Tribble. Margins and Marginality: The Printed Page in Early Modern England. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993.

Steven Weisenburger. A Gravity’s Rainbow Companion. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, 1988.