Jennie Skerl

Jennie Skerl has published William S. Burroughs(Twayne, 1985), William S. Burroughs at the Front: Critical Reception, 1959-1989, (co-edited with Robin Lydenberg, Southern Illinois U P, 1991), A Tawdry Place of Salvation: The Art of Jane Bowles, (Southern Illinois U P, 1997), Reconstructing the Beats (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), and The Transnational Beat Generation (co-edited with Nancy Grace, Palgrave, 2012). She edited the Winter 2000 special issue of College Literature on Teaching Beat Literature and was a major contributor to the Dictionary of Literary Biography volume on the Beats (edited by Ann Charters, 1983). She has published invited introductions to the 25th anniversary edition of Naked Lunch (Grove, 1984), Speed by William Burroughs, Jr. (Overlook Press, 1984), William S. Burroughs: Time-Place-Word (Brown University exhibit catalog, ed. Eric Shoaf, 2000), and the foreword to Retaking the Universe: William Burroughs in the Age of Globalization (ed. Davis Schneiderman and Philip Walsh, Pluto, 2004.). She has published essays on William Burroughs, Jane Bowles, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce, and narrative theory. More recently, she published “Sappho Comes to the Lower East Side:  Ed Sanders, the Sixties Avant-Garde and Fictions of Sappho” in Hip Sublime:  Beat Writers and the Classical Tradition, edited by Sheila Murnaghan and Ralph M. Rosen (Ohio State UP).  Jennie Skerl is a founding board member and former President of the Beat Studies Association (USA).

 

Jennie Skerl a publié William S. Burroughs (Twayne, 1985), William S. Burroughs at the Front: Critical Reception, 1959-1989 (en collaboration avec Robin Lydenberg, Southern Illinois UP, 1991), A Tawdry Place of Salvation: The Art of Jane Bowles (Southern Illinois UP, 1997), Reconstructing the Beats (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) et The Transnational Beat Generation (co-édité avec Nancy Grace, Palgrave, 2012). Elle a également édité le numéro spécial de l’hiver 2000 de College Literature sur l’enseignement de la littérature beat et a largement contribué au volume du Dictionary of Literary Biography consacré aux Beats (édité par Ann Charters, 1983). Elle a rédigé l’introduction de l’édition du 25e anniversaire de Naked Lunch (Grove, 1984), Speed ​​de William Burroughs, Jr. (Overlook Press, 1984), William S. Burroughs: Time-Place-Word (catalogue d’expositions de l’Université Brown, ed. Eric Shoaf, 2000), et l’avant-propos de Retaking the Universe: William Burroughs in the Age of Globalization (éd. Davis Schneiderman et Philip Walsh, Pluto, 2004.). Elle a publié des essais sur William Burroughs, Jane Bowles, Samuel Beckett, James Joyce et la théorie narrative. Plus récemment, elle a publié « Sappho Comes to the Lower East Side:  Ed Sanders, the Sixties Avant-Garde and Fictions of Sappho » dans Hip Sublime:  Beat Writers and the Classical Tradition, sous la direction de Sheila Murnaghan et Ralph M. Rosen (Ohio State UP). Jennie Skerl est membre fondateur du conseil d’administration et ancienne présidente de la Beat Studies Association (États-Unis).

One Response to Jennie Skerl

  1. George N. Asimos says:

    I am in the process of writing a very conprehensive thesis on Burrougha and would very much appreciate a moment of Prof. Skerl’s time. As it happens, I attended West Chester University as part of my undergraduate career. If there is anyway to get in contact my work would benefit immensely!

    Regards,

    George N. Asimos

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