Steven G. Kellman

Steven G. Kellman teaches comparative literature at the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle’s Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing.


The brief flowering of an intellectual mecca in 1790s Germany

by Steven G. Kellman | Thursday, September 01, 2022

A Whale of a Story

The parallel lives of   Moby-Dick’s creator and the historian who rescued him from obscurity

by Steven G. Kellman | Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Found in Translation

An Iranian emigrant finds solace in Western literature

by Steven G. Kellman | Monday, March 07, 2022

Poet of the Extreme

A noted novelist considers the life of an American master

by Steven G. Kellman | Monday, October 18, 2021

Image Is Not Everything

A definitive portrait of a celebrated American intellectual

by Steven G. Kellman | Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Not Quite Forgotten

The unheralded success ofa fine American novelist

by Steven G. Kellman | Monday, March 02, 2020

Admired and Abhorred

The German composer whose legacy continues to confound

by Steven G. Kellman | Wednesday, September 23, 2020