1. Monographs

Elizabeth Bishop’s Hemisphere. (Dissertation) Los Angeles: University of Southern California, 1993. 385 pp.

The Borderlands of Identity in Mexican American Literature. (Habilitationsschrift) Katholische Universität Eichstätt, 2000. 295 pp.

2. Edited Volumes

Das 20. Jahrhundert – Nachkriegszeit. Eichstätter Kolloquium, vol. 6. Regens­burg: Friedrich Pustet Verlag, 1998. 248 pp.

Negotiations of America’s National Identity (with Roland Hagenbüchle). 2 vols. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000. 553+654 pp.

American Vistas and Beyond: A Festschrift for Roland Hagenbüchle (with Marietta Messmer). Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2002. 425 pp.

Klassische Menschenbilder. Eichstätter Kolloquium, vol. 10. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet Verlag, 2004. 216 pp.

Die deutsche Präsenz in den USA / The German Presence in the U.S.A. (with Jan Wirrer). Münster: LIT-Verlag, 2008. vii+848 pp.

Hybrid Americas: Contacts, Contrasts, and Confluences in New World Literatures and Cultures (with Martin Butler). Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008. vii+395 pp.

E Pluribus Unum?: National and Transnational Identities in the Americas / Identidades nacionales y transnacionales en las Américas (with Sebastian Thies). Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2009. vii+407 pp.

Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary Film / Narración de la nacion en el cine documental (with Sebastian Thies and Daniela Noll-Opitz). Inter-American Studies | Estudios Interamericanos, vol. 1. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2011. x+460 pp.

Multiculturalism and Beyond: The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas (with Olaf Kaltmeier and Sebastian Thies). Special issue of Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies 7.2 (2012)

Interculturalism in North America: Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Beyond (with Alexander Greiffenstern). Inter-American Studies | Estudios Interamericanos, vol. 8. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2013. x+302 pp.

New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas. Inter-American Studies | Estudios Interamericanos, vol. 9. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2014. x+405 pp.

The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas: Multiculturalism and Beyond (with Olaf Kaltmeier and Sebastian Thies). London & New York: Routledge, 2014.

Latin@ Images for the 21st Century: Interethnic Relations and the Politics of Representation in the United States (with Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez, Sebastian Thies and Gary Francisco Keller). Tempe: Bilingual Press, forthcoming.

3. Edited Book Series

Inter-American Perspectives / Perspectivas Interamericanas (with Sebastian Thies). Tempe: Bilingual Review Press & Münster: LIT-Verlag, since 2008.

Inter-American Studies | Estudios Interamericanos (with Sebastian Thies and Olaf Kaltmeier). Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier & Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, since 2011.

4. Essays and Articles

“Leftist Liberators: American Literary Criticism in the Thirties.” Ilha do Desterro 23.1 (1990): 43-73.

“‘Where Everybody Knows Your Name’: Types and Rituals in Cheers.” Popular Culture Review 3.2 (Dec. 1991): 76-87.

“The Utopian Community of Northern Exposure” (with Jessica Johnston). Popular Culture Review 5.2 (August 1994): 73-85.

“The Political Dimension of Elizabeth Bishop.” Selected Papers from the Bishop Symposium at Vassar College, Sept. 1994. Ed. Barbara Page. http://projects.vassar.edu/bishop/Raab.html (no longer available).

“Elizabeth Bishop’s Autobiographical Silences.” Semantics of Silences in Linguistics and Literature. Ed. Gudrun M. Grabher and Ulrike Jeßner. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag C. Winter, 1996. 291-308.

“Literatur als symbolisches Handeln: Das Beispiel Sandra Cisneros.” Wozu Wissenschaft heute? Ed. Hans Hunfeld. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1997. 121-134.

“The Poetics of Life: Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell.” Poetics in the Poem: Critical Essays on American Self-Reflexive Poetry. Ed. Dorothy Z. Baker. New York: Peter Lang, 1997. 195-219.

“Einleitung: Kontinuität und Neuanfang.” in Das 20. Jahrhundert – Nachkriegs­zeit. Ed. Josef Raab. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet Verlag, 1998. 7-21.

“Pan-amerikanisches Ideal und US-amerikanische Vormacht: José Martís Sicht des ‘vecino formidable’.” Transatlantische Perzeptionen: Lateinamerika – USA – Europa in Geschichte und Gegenwart. Ed. Hans-Joachim König and Stefan Rinke. Stuttgart: Verlag Hans-Dieter Heinz, 1998. 139-160.

“The Metapoetic Element in Dickinson.” The Emily Dickinson Handbook. Ed. Gudrun Grabher, Roland Hagenbüchle, and Cristanne Miller. Amherst: The U of Massachusetts P, 1998. 273-295.

“Chicanos and Anglos: Mestizaje in Jovita González, Gloria Anzaldúa, and John Sayles.” ZAA (Zeitschrift für Anglistik und Amerikanistik) 47.4 (Dez. 1999): 359-71.

“Preface” (with Roland Hagenbüchle). Negotiations of America’s National Identity. Ed. Roland Hagenbüchle and Josef Raab. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000. I: xii-xvi.

Los Gringos: Latin American Literary Views of the United States.” Negotiations of America’s National Identity. Ed. Roland Hagenbüchle and Josef Raab. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 2000. II: 538-70. 

“Inszenierte Identitäten: Das Eigene und das Fremde in der Chicano Literatur.” Erzählte Identitäten. Ed. Michael Neumann. München: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2000. 166-86.

El gran viejo: Walt Whitman in Latin America.” Comparative Literature and Culture: A WWWeb Journal. 3.2 (June 2001). http://docs.lib.purdue.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1122&context=clcweb.

“Tony Kushner” (with Melissa Knox). American Writers. Supplement IX. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2002. 131-49.

“Introduction” (with Marietta Messmer). American Vistas and Beyond: A Festschrift for Roland Hagenbüchle. Ed. Marietta Messmer and Josef Raab. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2002. 1-10.

“De-/Constructing Screen Identities: Robert Altman’s The Player.” American Vistas and Beyond: A Festschrift for Roland Hagenbüchle. Ed. Marietta Messmer and Josef Raab. Trier: WVT Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2002. 179-96.

“Deviance and Exclusion in Toni Morrison’s Paradise.” Millennial Perspectives: Lifeworlds and Utopias. Ed. Brigitte Georgi-Findlay and Hans-Ulrich Mohr. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2003. 211-225.  

“The Changing Face of the U.S.A.” ZiF Mitteilungen 2/2003 (April): 7-17. Reprint: http://pub.uni-bielefeld.de/luur/download?func=downloadFile&recordOId=2450288&fileOId=2468614.

“Symbiose, Hybridisierung und Entgrenzung in der zeitgenössischen mexikanisch-amerikanischen Kultur.” Abgrenzen oder Entgrenzen: Zur Produktivität von Grenzen. Ed. Markus Bieswanger et al. Frankfurt and London: IKO – Verlag für interkulturelle Kommunikation, 2003. 171-195.

“From Intertextuality to Virtual Reality: Robert Coover’s A Night at the Movies and Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash.Science, Technology, and the Humanities in Recent American Fiction. Ed. Peter Freese and Charles B. Harris. Essen: Verlag Die Blaue Eule, 2003. 485-519. Reprint in The Holodeck in the Garden: Science and Technology in Recent American Fiction. Ed. Charles B. Harris and Peter Freese. Normal, IL: Dalkey Archive Press, 2004. 238-60.

“Mutual Constructions of a Usable Tradition: The Case of Jorge Luis Borges.” North Americanization of Latin America?: Culture, Gender, and Nation in the Americas. Ed. Hans-Joachim König and Stefan Rinke. Stuttgart: Verlag Hans-Dieter Heinz, 2004. 205-227.

“Einleitung: Annäherungen an den Begriff der ‘Klassik’.” Klassische Menschen­bilder. Ed. Josef Raab. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet Verlag, 2004. 7-16.

Homo americanus: Benjamin Franklins Selbstinszenierungen in Wort und Bild.” Klassische Menschen­bilder. Ed. Josef Raab. Regensburg: Friedrich Pustet Verlag, 2004. 135-52.  

“‘It Ain’t Me, Babe’: Bob Dylans Selbstinszenierungen.” “Da habt Ihr es, das Argument der Straße”: Kulturwissenschaftliche Studien zum politischen Lied. Ed. Martin Butler and Frank Erik Pointner. Trier: WVT, 2007. 167-83.

“Introduction” (with Jan Wirrer). Die deutsche Präsenz in den USA / The German Presence in the U.S.A. Ed. Josef Raab and Jan Wirrer. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008. 13-24.

“‘Ich bin ein Fremder – aber hier, unter Ihnen, habe ich es ganz vergessen’: Mark Twain’s Assessments of the ‘Sivilized’ German Other.” Die deutsche Präsenz in den USA / The German Presence in the U.S.A. Ed. Josef Raab and Jan Wirrer. Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008. 381-96.

“The Imagined Inter-American Community of María Amparo Ruiz de Burton.” Amerikastudien/American Studies 53.1 (2008): 77-95.

“Introduction: Cultural Hybridity in the Americas” (with Martin Butler). Hybrid Americas: Contacts, Contrasts, and Confluences in New World Literatures and Cultures. Ed. Josef Raab and Martin Butler. Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2008. 1-18.

“E Pluribus Unum? – Interdisciplinary Perspectives on National and Transnational Identities in the Americas” (with Sebastian Thies). E Pluribus Unum?: National and Transnational Identities in the Americas / Identidades nacionales y transnacionales en las Américas. Ed. Sebastian Thies and Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2009. 1-23.

“Latinos and Otherness: The Films of Gregory Nava.” E Pluribus Unum?: National and Transnational Identities in the Americas / Identidades nacionales y transnacionales en las Américas. Ed. Sebastian Thies and Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2009. 175-92. Also available at: https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/%28en%29/ZIF/FG/2008Pluribus/fellows/raab_nava.pdf.

“Hyphens, Hybridity, and Rotating Identities: A Conversation with Ilan Stavans.” E Pluribus Unum?: National and Transnational Identities in the Americas / Identidades nacionales y transnacionales en las Américas. Ed. Sebastian Thies and Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press/Editorial Bilingüe & Münster: LIT Verlag, 2009. 391-401.

“Contrary Approaches to Difference: Ethnicity and Identity Politics in the Americas.” ZiF Mitteilungen 3/2009: 8-17.

“Screening the Americas: Documentaries and the Narration of Nation” (with Sebastian Thies and Daniela Noll-Opitz). Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary Film / Proyectando las Américas: Narración de la nación en el cine documental. Ed. Josef Raab, Sebastian Thies, and Daniela Noll-Opitz. Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier & Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2011. 1-22.

“Negotiating Equality: Salt of the Earth and the Narration of Nation.” Screening the Americas: Narration of Nation in Documentary Film / Proyectando las Américas: Narración de la nación en el cine documental. Ed. Josef Raab, Sebastian Thies, and Daniela Noll-Opitz. Trier: Wissenschaft­licher Verlag Trier & Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press, 2011. 121-155.

“Visions and Revisions of Catholicism in Mexican American Literature and Art.” The Culture of Catholicism in the United States. Ed. Saskia Hertlein & Hermann Josef Schnackertz. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 255-287.

“At Home in the Borderlands: An Interview with Rolando Hinojosa.” American Studies Journal 57 (2012). http://asjournal.zusas.uni-halle.de/218.html

“Mythologizing the Exotic: Brazil in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Film.” Transnational American Studies. Ed. Udo J. Hebel. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2012. 401-422.

“Multiculturalism and Beyond: The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas” (with Olaf Kaltmeier and Sebastian Thies). Latin American and Caribbean Ethnic Studies 7.2 (2012): 103-114.

“Introduction: Interculturalism and Difference” (with Alexander Greiffenstern). Interculturalism in North America: Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Beyond. Ed. Josef Raab & Alexander Greiffenstern. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2013. 1-23.

“Bearing Witness to Mexican America: A Conversation with Ana Castillo.” Interculturalism in North America: Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Beyond. Ed. Josef Raab & Alexander Greiffenstern. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2013. 239-250.

“Introduction: Contested Americas.” New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas. Ed. Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2014. 1-32.

“From Spic to Spice: Latinas and Latinos on U.S. Television.” New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas. Ed. Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2014. 49-116. Raab Spic To Spice P49 116 Web

“Multiculturalism and Beyond: The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas” (extended version; with Olaf Kaltmeier and Sebastian Thies). The New Dynamics of Identity Politics in the Americas: Multiculturalism and Beyond. Ed. Olaf Kaltmeier, Sebastian Thies, and Josef Raab. London & New York: Routledge, 2014. 1-12.

“Inter-American Studies: Why and Whither?” FIAR: Forum for Inter-American Research. www.interamerica.de (forthcoming).

“The Mobility of Hope and Violence in Sin Nombre.” (Trans)Cultural Mobility in the Americas. Ed. Wilfried Raussert and Maryemma Graham. (forthcoming).

“Inter-American Studies: Prospects and Challenges.” A Festschrift for Rüdiger Kunow. (forthcoming).

“Thinking Beyond the Nation: The Project of Inter-American Studies.” Crossing Boundaries in the Americas: Dynamics of Change in Politics, Culture, and Media / Cruzando fronteras en las Américas: Las dinámicas del cambio en la política, la cultura y los medios. Ed. Yolanda Campos García and Graciela Martínez-Zalce. (forthcoming).

“Entanglements of Nation and Gender: The Borderlands of Orson Welles’s Touch of Evil.” Of Fatherlands and Motherlands: Gender and Nation in the Americas / De patrias y matrias / género y nación en las Américas. Ed. Sebastian Thies and Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez. Tempe, AZ: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier. (forthcoming).

“Commodifying Blackness: Bodies and the Strategic Use of Ethnic Identity in Ebony and Essence.” Mediating Ethnicity in the Americas. Ed. Sebastian Thies, David Wood, and Libia Villazana. (forthcoming).

“‘It’s a Volkswagen’: Commodifying Germanness and Its Absence in American VW Commercials.” Selling Ethnicity and Race. Ed. Gabriele Pisarz-Ramírez, Frank Usbeck, Anne Grob, and Maria Lippold. (forthcoming).

5. Reviews of Scholarship

“‘I wasn’t meant for this’: Diversification in Bishop Studies.” [Susan McCabe, Elizabeth Bishop: Her Poetics of Loss; Marilyn May Lombardi, The Body and the Song: Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetics; Gary Fountain and Peter Brazeau, Remembering Elizabeth Bishop: An Oral Biography] Elizabeth Bishop Bulletin 4.1-2 (1995): 2-4. 

“Latinos in U.S. Television.” Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies. Gen. ed. Ilan Stavans. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014 (forthcoming).

6. Book Reviews

Facing Texts: Encounters Between Contemporary Writers and Critics, ed. by Heide Ziegler.” The International Fiction Review 16.2 (Summer 1989): 132-33.

Emily Dickinson: Wagnis der Selbstbegegnung by Roland Hagenbüchle.” American Literature 61.4 (Dec. 1989): 697-98.

Do the Americas Have a Common Literature? ed. by Gustavo Pérez Firmat.” American Literature 63.3 (Sept. 1991): 584-85. 

An Enabling Humility: Marianne Moore, Elizabeth Bishop, and the Uses of Tradition by Jeredith Merrin and Elizabeth Bishop: The Biography of a Poetry by Lorrie Goldensohn.” American Literature 64.4 (Dec. 1992): 857-59.

Elizabeth Bishop: Life and the Memory of It by Brett C. Millier and Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetics of Intimacy by Victoria Harrison.” American Literature 67.2 (June 1995): 406-08.

Die zeitgenössische Chicana-Literatur. Eine interkulturelle Untersuchung von Karin Ikas.” Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 2003: 426-29. 

U.S. Latino Literatures and Cultures: Transnational Perspectives ed. by Francisco Lomelí and Karin Ikas.” Literaturwissenschaftliches Jahrbuch 2003: 430-32.

Die Ordnung der Form im Chaos der Dinge: Die formale Lyrik von Elizabeth Bishop und Richard Wilbur by Carsten Albers.” Amerikastudien/American Studies 52.4 (2007): 584-86.

7. Translations

Homi K. Bhabha, “Die Frage der Identität,” “Verortungen der Kultur,” “DissemiNa­tion: Zeit, Narrative und die Ränder der modernen Nation.” From English. Hybride Kulturen: Beiträge zur anglo-amerikanischen Multikulturalismusdebatte. Ed. Elisabeth Bronfen, Benjamin Marius, and Therese Steffen. Tübingen: Stauffenburg Verlag, 1997. 97-194.

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui, “Violence and Interculturality: Paradoxes of Ethnicity in Contempo­rary Bolivia” (with Isabel Dulfano). From Spanish. New World Colors: Ethnicity, Belonging, and Difference in the Americas. Ed. Josef Raab. Tempe: Bilingual Press & Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2014. 267-82.

8. Encyclopedia Entries

“The Connection [by Jack Gelber].” Masterplots II: Drama Series. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Pasadena: Salem Press, 1990. 391-396.

The Connection [by Jack Gelber],” “Indians [by Arthur Kopit],” “Tiny Alice [by Edward Albee].” Cyclopedia of Literary Characters II. Ed. Frank N. Magill. Pasadena: Salem Press, 1990. 330-31, 759-60, 1572-73.

“George Bernard Shaw.” Magill’s Survey of World Literature. Ed. Frank N. Magill. New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp., 1993. 1737-1748.

“Ralph Waldo Emerson,” “Henry David Thoreau,” “Transcendentalism.” An Emily Dickinson Encyclopedia. Ed. Jane Donahue Eberwein. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1998. 100-101, 287, 291-292.

Long Day’s Journey Into Night.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Oxford UP, 2003.

“Tony Kushner.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Oxford UP, 2003.

“August Wilson.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Oxford UP, 2003.

“Aztlán,” “López, Yolanda,” “La Llorona,” “Valdez, Luis.” Encyclopedia Latina. Ed. Ilan Stavans. Danbury, CT: Grolier Academic Reference, 2005. I: 167-69, III: 26-28, III: 31-32, IV: 245-56.

“Lorna Dee Cervantes: Das lyrische Werk,” “Rodolfo Gonzales: ‘I Am Joaquín’,” “Beth Henley: Crimes of the Heart,” “Rolando Hinojosa: The Valley,” “Tony Kushner: Angels in America,” “José Antonio Villarreal: Pocho,” “Wendy Wasserstein: The Heidi Chronicles.” Kindlers Literaturlexikon. Stuttgart: Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2009. 

9. Miscellaneous

“Bishop in the Western Hemisphere.” The Elizabeth Bishop Bulletin 1 (2); Winter 1992: 3.

“Elizabeth Bishop’s Hemisphere.” Dissertation Abstracts International 54 (7); Jan. 1994: 2581.

“Elizabeth Bishop’s Hemisphere.” American Quarterly 46 (4); Dec. 1994: 647.

“American Literature and Culture I: Beginnings to 1800.” Syllabus. Society of Early Americanists – Teaching Early American Topics – Syllabus Exchange. http://www.lehigh.edu/~ejg1/sylx/raab.html

Summary: “Hans Hunfeld (ed.), Wozu Wissenschaft heute? Ringvorlesung zu Ehren von Roland Hagenbüchle.English and American Studies in German 1998. Ed. Horst Weinstock. Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1999. 31-33.

“Die Zeitlosigkeit von Liebe, Verlust und Hoffnung: Vom Winde verweht als Klassiker der Weltliteratur.” Booklet for the audiobook. Hamburg: Hoffmann und Campe Verlag, 2008.

10. Creative Writing

“Jorge and Bernard” (short story). Brushstroke 5; 1992: 41-47.

Numerous stories, essays, and letters in The Voice of the COW (1995-2000).