Joseph Natoli

Joseph Phillip Natoli (born 1943) is an American academic. He has written on postmodernism, and from 1991 until 2009 was editor of the Postmodern Culture series published by the State University of New York Press.[1][2] He is a member of the Truthout Public Intellectual Project, founded by Henry Giroux,[3] and is on the editorial team of Bad Subjects.[4] CounterPunch contributing writer since 2014.[5]

Joseph Natoli
Born1943 (age 77–78)
Brooklyn, New York
Occupationwriter, professor, librarian
Literary movementBlakean, film criticism, postmodernism, politics.


Natoli has written several books, and since 2010 has published in online journals.[6][7]

  • Twentieth Century Blake Criticism; Garland, Routledge, (1982, 2017).
  • Psychocriticism: An Annotated Bibliography; Greenwood Press, (1984).
  • Psychological Perspectives on Literature: Freudian Dissidents and Non-Freudians: a Casebook; editor, Archon, (1984).
  • Tracing Literary Theory; University of Illinois Press, (1987).
  • Literary Theory's Future(s); editor, University of Illinois Press, (1989).
  • Mots d'ordre; SUNY, (1992).
  • A Postmodern Reader; ed. with Linda Hutcheon, SUNY, (1993). Trans. into Chinese.
  • A Primer To Postmodernity; Blackwell, (1997). Trans. into Chinese and Turkish
  • Postmodernism: The Key Figures; ed. with Hans Bertens, Blackwell, (2002). Trans. into Japanese and Czech
  • Occupying Here & Now; Nordgaard Press (2012).
  • Travels Of A New Gulliver; (2013).
  • Dark Affinities, Dark Imaginaries: A Mind's Odyssey; SUNY, (2017).[8]

Film and American Culture SeriesEdit

  • Hauntings: Popular Film and American Culture 1990–1992; SUNY, (1994).
  • Speeding to the Millennium: Film and Culture 1993–1995; SUNY, (1998).
  • Postmodern Journeys: Film and Culture 1996–1998; SUNY, (2001).
  • Memory's Orbit: Film and Culture 1999–2000; SUNY, (2003).
  • This Is a Picture and Not the World: Movies and a Post-9/11 America; SUNY, (2007).


  1. ^ "SUNY Press series in Postmodern Culture Publications".
  2. ^ "Conversation with Scholars of American Popular Culture: Joseph Natoli". Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  3. ^ "Truthout Public Intellectual Project".
  4. ^ "Bad Subjects Production Team".
  5. ^ "Truthout Public Intellectual Project".
  6. ^ "SUNY Press series in Postmodern Culture Publications".
  7. ^ "MSU Library Author Joseph Natoli".
  8. ^ Natoli, Joesph (2017). Dark Affinities, Dark Imaginaries: A Mind's Odyssey. SUNY. ISBN 9781438463513.

Further readingEdit

  • Hoppenstand, Gary. "Editorial: The Way of Knowing." The Journal of Popular Culture, vol. 39, no. 3, 2006.
  • "Conversations with Scholars of American Popular Culture: Featured Guest: Joesph Natoli." Americana:The Journal of American Popular Culture 1900 to Present, 2007.
  • Mohsen, Abdelmoumen. "Pr. Joseph Natoli: "We need to kill the human"." American Herald Tribute, May 2016.