Nobel Lecture, 8 December 1988

Naguib Mahfouz (1911–2006) was named the 1988 Nobel Laureate of Literature. His story “Umm Ahmed” (pp. 21–34) has never before appeared in an English translation.

Brodsky and the Grounding of Poetry

Nobel Lecture, 8 December 1987

Wole Soyinka: Mythopoesis and the Agon of Democracy

Nobel Lecture, 8 December 1986

Divination by Ashes: An Introduction to Claude Simon

Nobel Lecture, 9 December 1985

A Reader’s Guide to García Márquez’s “Macondiad”

The Solitude of Latin America Nobel Lecture, 8 December 1982