Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. Rachel Hadas


Rutgers University (Newark)

Department of English


Ph.D. 1982 Princeton University (Comparative Literature)
M.A. 1977 Johns Hopkins University (Poetry)
B.A. 1969 Radcliffe (Classics)

Principal Publications


Into The Murky World   Families. Systems, & Health 2007, American Psychological Association


"the beam"  Poetry Daily - 2/8/08
"Wiggle Room" Per Contra, 2007
"Jean Racine: From Iphigenie en Aulide"   Oxford Journals and Lit Mag, 2007
"The Cold Hill Side"  New Yorker, 2007  
Al Ansen Obit (1922 - 2006)
"The Flow" The Common Review, 2007
"At The Station " Poetry Northwest , 2007
"Push Me Pull You" Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 2007
"Attention"   Per Contra Spring 2007
"Siesta"  Times Literary Supplement, Winter 2007
"January Streetcorners" Michigan Quarterly Review Spring 2007


The Golden Road. Triquarterly, 2012

Strange Relation: A Memoir of Marriage, Dementia, and Poetry. Paul Dry Books, 2011

The Ache of Appetite. Copper Beech Press, 2010

River of Forgetfulness. David Robert Books, 2006

Laws.  Zoo Press, 2004 (poetry)

Indelible.  Wesleyan University Press 2001 (poetry)

Halfway Down the Hall. New and Selected Poems. Wesleyan 1998

The Empty Bed. Wesleyan University Press, 1995 (poetry).

Other Worlds Than This. Rutgers University Press, 1994 (translations).

Mirrors of Astonishment. Rutgers University Press, 1992 (poetry).

Unending Dialogue: Voices From an AIDS Poetry Workshop. Faber and Faber, 1991.

Living in Time. Rutgers University Press, 1990 (essays)

Pass It On. Princeton University Press, 1989 (poems).

Rutgers University
Department of English
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Rachel Hadas

Areas of Specialization

Poetry (English Language)
Classics in Translation
Creative Writing

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Ideas of Greece in the 19th and 20th Centuries

American and European Poetry (Princeton University, 1995)

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