Jack Parlett Publishes Essay in Boston Review

April 13, 2022
Jack Parlett

UK scholar and author Jack Parlett, who joined WGS for a guest lecture series and queer writing workshop earlier this term, has published an essay in Boston Review. The essay, "The Critic of Gay Desire," discusses the work of the late Leo Bersani, a groundbreaking literary critic and queer studies scholar.

Jack Parlett is author of The Poetics of Cruising: Queer Visual Culture from Whitman to Grindr and Fire Island: A Century in the Life of an American Paradise, as well as the poetry chapbook Same Blue, Different You. He is a Junior Research Fellowship at University College, Oxford, where he teaches modern U.S. literature and literary theory. His essays have appeared in Poetry London, Lit Hub, and elsewhere. More information and links to his work can be found at jackparlett.com.

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