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William M. Reddy
Complete list of publications ...

New book

The Making of Romantic Love: Longing and Sexuality in Europe, South Asia, and Japan, 900-1200 CE (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012)

For supplementary images and links, go to www.themakingofromanticlove.com


Interviews, conversations

Interview with Jennifer Martin on Up Close: "Inventing Romance: A Tangled History of Love and Desire," University of Melbourne's "Up Close: Research, Opinion, Analysis"

Nicole Eustace, Eugenia Lean, Julie Livingston, Jan Plamper, William M. Reddy, and Barbara H. Rosenwein, “AHR Conversation: The Historical Study of Emotions,” American Historical Review 117, no. 5 (December 2012): 1487–1531

Jan Plamper, "The History of Emotions: An Interview with William Reddy, Barbara Rosenwein, and Peter Stearns," History and Theory 49(2010):237-265


Articles 2008-2013

"Humanists and the Experimental Study of Emotion," in Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transnational Perspective, edited by Frank Biess and Daniel M. Gross, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press: forthcoming).

"The Question of Romantic Love in Early Modern Historical Research," in Amor Docet Musicam: Musik und Liebe in der Frühen Neuzeit, edited by Dietrich Helms and Sabine Meine (Hildesheim: Ohms, 2012), 23-40

"The Rule of Love: The History of Western Romantic Love in Comparative Perspective," in New Dangerous Liaisons: Discourses on Europe and Love in the Twentieth Century, edited by Luisa Passerini, Liliana Ellena, and Alexander C. T. Geppert (New York: Berghahn Books, 2010), 33-57

"Review Essay: Daniel Lord Smail, On Deep History and the Brain," History and Theory 49(2010):412-425.

“Historical Research on the Self and Emotions,” Emotion Review, 1(2009):302-315

“Saying Something New: Practice Theory and Cognitive Neuroscience,” Arcadia: International Journal for Literary Studies 44(2009):8–23

“The Anti-Empire of General de Boigne: Sentimentalism, Love, and Cultural Difference in the Eighteenth Century,” Historical Reflections / Réflexions historiques, 34(2008):4-25

"Emotional Styles and Modern Forms of Life," in Sexualized Brains. Edited by Nicole Karafyllis and Gotlind Ulshöfer (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008), 81-100.


The Navigation of Feeling: A Framework for the History of Emotions -- Cambridge University Press, 2001.

The Invisible Code: Honor and Sentiment in Postrevolutionary France, 1815-1848 --Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1997 Available on netLibrary.