Kersnowski, Frank L. 1934-
KERSNOWSKI, Frank L. 1934-
(Frank Louis Kersnowski)
PERSONAL: Born May 6, 1934; married Alice Hughes, May 11, 1984 (divorced); children: Maud Louise. Education: University of Tennessee, B.A., 1957, M.A., 1959; University of Kansas, Ph.D., 1963. Politics: "Vague." Religion: "Simple." Hobbies and other interests: Restoring classic cars, research on the history of food.
CAREER: Ohio University, Athens, assistant professor of English, 1962–64; Trinity University, San Antonio, TX, assistant professor, 1964–67, associate professor, 1967–74, professor of English, 1974–.
MEMBER: American Association of University Professors, Lawrence Durrell Society (president, 1987–90), Hemingway Society, American Committee for Irish Studies, South Central Modern Language Association.
AWARDS, HONORS: Research grant, National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities, 1968.
To Adam (poetry), Sisterdale Press (Sisterdale, TX), 1972.
John Montague, Bucknell University Press (Lewisburg, PA), 1975.
The Outsiders: Poets of Contemporary Ireland, Texas Christian University Press (Fort Worth, TX), 1975.
The Early Poetry of Robert Graves: The Goddess Beckons, University of Texas Press (Austin, TX), 2002.
Contributor of articles and poetry to periodicals, including Trinity Review.
(With C.W. Spinks and Laird Loomis) A Bibliography of Modern Irish and Anglo-Irish Literature, Trinity University Press (San Antonio, TX), 1976.
Conversations with Robert Graves, University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 1989.
(With Alice Hughes) Conversations with Henry Miller, University Press of Mississippi (Jackson, MS), 1994.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Library Journal, August, 2002, David Kirby, review of The Early Poetry of Robert Graves: The Goddess Beckons, p. 95.
Reference and Research Book News, April, 1990, review of Into the Labyrinth: Essays on the Art of Lawrence Durrell, p. 30.
University of Texas Press Web site, http://www.utexas.edu/utpress/ (November 21, 2002), description of and excerpts from The Early Poetry of Robert Graves: The Goddess Beckons.