Kennedy, X. J.
KENNEDY, X. J.
KENNEDY, X. J. (Joseph Charles Kennedy). American, b. 1929. Genres: Children's fiction, Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: Tufts University, Medford, MA, assistant professor, 1963-67, associate professor, 1967-73, professor of English, 1973-79; Paris Review, poetry ed., 1962-64; Counter/Measures, co-ed, 1972-74. Publications: Nude Descending a Staircase, 1961, 2nd ed., 1994; An Introduction to Poetry, 1966, 10th ed. (with D. Gioia), 2002; Growing into Love, 1969; Breaking and Entering, 1972; Emily Dickinson in Southern California, 1974; One Winter Night in August, 1975; (with J.E. Camp and K. Waldrop) Three Tenors, One Vehicle, 1975; An Introduction to Fiction, 1976, 8th ed. (with D. Gioia), 2002; Literature, 1976, 8th ed. (with D. Gioia), 2002; The Phantom Ice Cream Man, 1979; Did Adam Name the Vinegarroon?, 1982; (with D.M. Kennedy) Knock at a Star: A Child's Introduction to Poetry, 1982, rev. ed., 1999; French Leave: Translations, 1984; Hangover Mass, 1984; The Forgetful Wishing Well: Poems for Young People, 1985; Cross Ties: Selected Poems, 1985; Brats, 1986; (with D.M. Kennedy) The Bedford Guide for College Writers, 1987, 6th ed. (with D.M. Kennedy and S.A. Holladay), 2002; Ghastlies, Goops and Pincushions, 1989; Winter Thunder, 1990; Fresh Brats, 1990; The Kite That Braved Old Orchard Beach, 1991; (with D.M. Kennedy) Talking Like the Rain: A First Book of Poetry, 1992; The Beasts of Bethlehem, 1992; Dark Horses: New Poems, 1992; Drat These Brats!, 1993; The Minimus Poems, 1996; Uncle Switch, 1997; Elympics, 1999; Elefantina's Dream, 2002; The Purpose of Time, 2002; The Lords of Misrule: Poems, 1992-2001, 2002. EDITOR: (with J.E. Camp) Mark Twain's Frontier, 1963; (with J.E. Camp and K. Waldrop) Pegasus Descending, 1971; Messages: A Thematic Anthology of Poetry, 1973; Tygers of Wrath, 1981; (with D.M. Kennedy) The Bedford Reader, 1982, 8th ed. (with D.M. Kennedy and J. Aaron), 2002. Address: 22 Revere St, Lexington, MA 02420-4424, U.S.A.