Gillon, Adam

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GILLON, Adam. American, b. 1921. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Translations, Novels, Film. Career: Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature, State University of New York at New Paltz (joined faculty, 1962). President, Joseph Conrad Society of America, and Ed., Joseph Conrad Today, since 1975. Member of Editorial Board, Institute for Textual Studies, Texas Technical University, Lubbock. Professor of English and Head of Dept., Acadia University, Nova Scotia, 1957-62. Ed., Polish Series, Twayne Publishers Inc., 1963-72; Regional Ed., Conradiana, 1968-72. Publications: Joseph Conrad (radio play), 1959; The Bet (radio play), 1969; The Eternal Solitary: A Study of Joseph Conrad, 1960, 1966; A Cup of Fury (novel), 1962; Selected Poems and Translations, 1962; In the Manner of Haiku: Seven Aspects of Man, 1967, 1970; (author and trans.) The Dancing Socrates and Other Poems, by Julian Tuwim, 1968; The Solitary (radio play), 1969; Daily New and Old: Poems in the Manner of Haiku, 1971; Strange Mutations: In the Manner of Haiku, 1973; Summer Morn Winter Weather: Poems 'Twixt Haiku and Senryu, 1975; Conrad and Shakespeare and Other Essays, 1976; Joseph Conrad, 1982; The Withered Leaf: A Medley of Haiku and Senryu, 1982; (co-author) The Conspirators (screenplay), 1985; Jared (novel), 1989; Dark Country (screenplay), 1989; Under Western Eyes (screenplay), 1989; The Bet (screenplay), 1990; From Russia with Hope (screenplay), 1990; Joseph Conrad: Comparative Essays, 1994; (writer, director, producer) The Bet (feature film), 1994. EDITOR: (trans. and contrib.) Introduction to Modern Polish Literature, 1964, 1982; (trans. and contrib.) Poems of the Ghetto: A Testament of Lost Men, 1969; Joseph Conrad: Commemorative Essays, 1975. Address: 490 Route 299 W, New Paltz, NY 12561, U.S.A.