Sorkin, Adam J.

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SORKIN, Adam J. American, b. 1943. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: University of Illinois at Chicago, instructor in English, 1965-66; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, instructor in English, 1970-71; Stockton State College, Pomona, NJ, instructor in literature, 1971-73; Bluefield State College, WV, assistant professor of English, 1974-78; Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County Campus, Media, assistant professor, 1978-85, associate professor, 1985-94, professor, 1994-2000, distinguished professor, 2000-. University of Bucharest, Ful- bright lecturer, 1980-81; gives readings in Romania, the U.S., and other countries. Publications: EDITOR: (and contrib.) Politics and the Muse, 1989; Conversations with Joseph Heller, 1993; (with K.W. Treptow, and trans.) An Anthology of Romanian Women Poets, 1994; (and trans. with L. Bleoca) Transylvanian Voices, 1994, 2nd ed., 1997; (and co-trans.) City of Dreams and Whispers, 1998; (and co-trans.) Day after Night, 1999; (and trans. with B. Stefanescu) Speaking the Silence, 2001; (and trans. with R. Andriescu) Club 8: Poems, 2001; (with C. Cirstea and S. Cotter, and trans. with C. Cirstea) Singular Destinies: Contemporary Poets of Bessarabia, 2003. TRANSLATOR: (with I.G. Pana, and contrib.) Selected Poems of Anghel Dumbraveanu in Romanian and English: Love and Winter, 1992; (with L. Ursu) Fires on Water/Focuri pe apa: Seven Poets from Sibiu/7 poeti din Sibiu, 1992; (with L. Ursu and T.Gallagher) L. Ursu, The Sky behind the Forest (poetry), 1997; (co) D. Crasnaru, Sea-Level Zero, 1999; (with V. Mihaiu and L. Bleoca) V. Mihaiu, Recensamant de epifanii/Census of Epiphanies, 1999; (co) M. Cartarescu, Bebop Baby, 1999; (with M. Carneci) M. Carneci, Poeme/Poems, 1999; (with I. Ieronim) I. Ieronim, The Triumph of the Water Witch, 2000; (with A. Carac) I. Flora, Medeea si masinile ei de razboi/Medea and Her War Machines, 2002; (co) S. Stanescu, Diary of a Clone, 2003; I. Ieronim, 41 Poems, 2003; (with L. Vianu) M. Sorescu, The Bridge, 2004. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles, translations, and reviews to scholarly and literary journals. Address: Dept of English, Penn State Delaware County, Media, PA 19063, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]