Julia Kristeva Works in English

If there’s an English language translation of a book authored by Julia Kristeva, it was likely published by Columbia University Press.
~ Eric Schwartz

In honor of Women in Translation Month, this week, we are featuring the work of Julia Kristeva. Today we are happy to present you with a series of excerpts from books authored by or about Kristeva. Click here for a full list of Kristeva’s books published by Columbia University Press.

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The Enchanted Clock

A Novel

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Armine Kotin Mortimer

Julia Kristeva’s L’horloge enchantée is a veritable tour de force, a brilliant piece of writing that infuses the novelistic genre with theatrical and essayistic undertones.

Verena Conley, Harvard University


This Incredible Need to Believe

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Beverley Bie Brahic

Nowhere else does Julia Kristeva provide such a sustained treatment of her views on religion. Kristeva scholars and students will find this book an indispensable text.

Noelle McAfee, George Mason University

The Severed Head

Capital Visions

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Jody Gladding

Through her wonder and her doubt Kristeva sets forth a compelling account of the sacred and of the intimate visionary capacity of the human soul.

Joshua Paetkau, The Ecclesial University Blog

Hatred and Forgiveness

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Jeanine Herman

Julia Kristeva’s book is a memorable source of reflections on the temptation and quest of being…

Kerrin A. Jacobs, Metapsychology

The Portable Kristeva

second edition

Julia Kristeva. Edited by Kelly Oliver

It has been apparent for some time that Julia Kristeva has inherited the intellectual throne left vacant by the death of Simone de Beauvoir.

Elaine Showalter

Melanie Klein

Julia Kristeva. Translated by Ross Guberman

Not only is Kristeva superbly successful in this elaboration, but also I believe she is sometimes superior to Klein herself in the conceptual articulation of clinical insights.

Aleksandar Dimitrijevic, Metapsychology

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