Bibliographical A Select List of Published Works by Jon Thiem
Letters from Ghana 1968-1970: A Peace Corps Chronicle (Peace Corps Worldwide, 2013).
Rabbit Creek Country: Three Ranching Lives in the Heart of the Mountain West (University of New Mexico Press, 2008). With Deborah Dimon, research assistant.
Nine Waves (Sutter House: Lititz, PA, 2003). A second collection of poems by Jon Thiem, Bettie Anne Doebler, and Ralph Slotten.
Book of the Mermaid (Sutter House: Lititz, PA, 2001). A collection of poems by Jon Thiem, Bettie Anne Doebler, and Ralph Slotten.
Real Life: Ten Stories of Aging (University Press of Colorado, 1994). An anthology of short stories about aging by major writers. With Patrick McKee.
Lorenzo de’ Medici: Selected Poems and Prose (Penn State University Press, 1991).
Articles, Book Chapters, etc.
"Reading and Rereading: A Twenty-First Century Perspective." In The Yearbook of Comparative Literature. Matei Calinescu Festschrift. Vol. 59 (2013), 163-193.
“Die Bibliothek von Alexandria brennt—wieder und wieder.” Translated by Dr. Mona Koerte. In Verbergen. Ueberschreiben. Zerreissen: Formen der Buecherzerstoerung in Literatur, Kunst und Religion Hg. Koerte und Ortlieb (Berlin: Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2007), 31-45. The original English version is reproduced on my website, under Essays.
“Intertextual Lives: the Novel of Biographical Quest as a Postmodern Genre.” In Sincronie III.5 (Milano, 1999), 137-150. This essay is reproduced on my website, under Essays.
“Myths of the Universal Library from Alexandria to the Postmodern Age” (rpt. from Serials Librarian—see below). In Cyberspace Textuality. Ed. Marie-Laure Ryan (Indiana University Press,1999), 256-266.
"The Textualization of the Reader in Magical Realist Fiction." In Magical Realism. Ed. Wendy Faris and Lois Zamora (Duke University Press, 1995), 235-247.
"The Translator as Hero in Postmodern Fiction," Translation and Literature. Vol. 4 (Edinburgh, 1995), 207-218.
"Myths of the Universal Library from Alexandria to the Postmodern Age," The Serials Librarian Vol. 26 (1995), 63-74.
"The Return to Cosmology in Postmodern Writing," Proceedings of the XIIth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association (Munich: Iudicium Verlag, 1990), 68-73.
"Borges, Dante, and the Poetics of Total Vision," Comparative Literature (Spring 1988), 97-121.
"Anti-Intellectualism," Dictionary of Literary Themes (Greenwood Press, 1988), 65-73.
"Isak Dinesen and her Precursors: The Case of Heine. " In Karen Blixen/Isak Dinesen: Conference Proceedings (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1985), 23-28.
"Humanism and Bibliomania," Res Publica Litterarum: Studies in the Classical Tradition (1982), 227-246.
"The Dissent against Dissent," Yearbook of Comparative and General Literature (1982), 36-43.
"L' essor de l' intellectuel dans l' Europe de la Renaissance," Cadmos (Geneva: Été, 1980), 47-71.
"The Great Library of Alexandria Burnt: Towards the History of a Symbol," The Journal of the History of Ideas (Oct.-Dec., 1979), 507-526.
"Apaeε: Heroic Poems of the Ashanti Court," Translation (Winter, 1978-79), 222-228. A translation with introduction and notes, in collaboration with E. W. Owoahene-Akyeampong.
"Le roman post-utopique et la revolte contre la depersonnalisation," Cadmos (Geneva: Automne, 1978), 64-86.