Daniel Albright

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Daniel Albright (born October 29, 1945) is the Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard and the editor of Modernism and Music: An Anthology of Sources. He was born and grew up in Chicago, Illinois and completed his undergraduate studies on a full scholarship at Rice. He later received his PhD from Yale. Albright is also the author of the book Quantum Poetics which was published by Cambridge University Press in 1997. He is a 2012 Berlin Prize Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin.


  • Modernism and Music: An Anthology of Sources. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • Beckett and Aesthetics. Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Berlioz's Semi-Operas: Roméo et Juliette and La damnation de Faust. University of Rochester Press, 2001.
  • Untwisting the Serpent: Modernism in Music, Literature, and the Visual Arts. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
  • Quantum Poetics: Yeats, Pound, Eliot, and the Science of Modernism. Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Editor, W. B. Yeats: The Poems. J. M. Dent and Sons, 1990. Revised third printing, 1994.
  • Editor and Translator (with Heinz Vienken), Amerikanische Lyrik: Texte und Deutungen. Peter Lang Verlag, 1989.
  • Stravinsky: The Music-Box and the Nightingale. Gordon and Breach, 1989.
  • Editor, Poetries of America: Essays in the Relation of Character to Style, by Irvin Ehrenpreis. University Press of Virginia, 1988.
  • Tennyson: The Muses' Tug-of-War. University Press of Virginia, 1986.
  • Lyricality in English Literature. University of Nebraska Press, 1985.
  • Representation and the Imagination: Beckett, Kafka, Nabokov, and Schoenberg. University of Chicago Press, 1981.
  • Personality and Impersonality: Lawrence, Woolf, Mann. University of Chicago Press, 1978.
  • The Myth against Myth: A Study of Yeats's Imagination in Old Age. Oxford University Press, 1972.

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