Tytell, John 1939-

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TYTELL, John 1939-

PERSONAL: Born May 17, 1939, in Antwerp, Belgium; son of Charles and Lena (Ganopolski) Tytell; married Mary Ellen Gregori (a photographer), May 28, 1967. Education: City College (now City College of the City University of New York), B.A., 1961; New York University, M.A., 1963, Ph.D., 1968.

ADDRESSES: Home—69 Perry St., New York, NY 10014. Office—Department of English, Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11367.

CAREER: Queens College of the City University of New York, Flushing, NY, lecturer, 1964-69, assistant professor, 1969-74, associate professor, beginning 1974, now professor of English.

MEMBER: Modern Language Association of America, Phi Beta Kappa.

AWARDS, HONORS: National Endowment of the Humanities fellowships, 1974.


(Editor, with Harold Jaffe) The American Experience: A Radical Reader, Harper (New York, NY), 1970.

(Editor, with Harold Jaffe) Affinities: A Short StoryAnthology, Crowell (New York, NY), 1970.

Naked Angels: The Lives and Literature of the BeatGeneration, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1976.

Ezra Pound: The Solitary Volcano, Anchor Press (New York, NY), 1987.

(Editor and author of foreword) Carl Solomon, Emergency Messages: An Autobiographical Miscellany, Paragon House (New York, NY), 1989.

The Living Theatre: Art, Exile, and Outrage, Grove Press (New York, NY), 1995.

Passionate Lives: D. H. Lawrence, F. Scott Fitzgerald,Henry Miller, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath—in Love, Carol Publishing Group (Secaucus, NJ), 1991.

Paradise Outlaws: Remembering the Beats, William Morrow (New York, NY), 1999.

Reading New York, Knopf (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor to American Scholar, Partisan Review, Studies in the Novel, and other professional journals; contributor of poetry to little magazines, including Fiddlehead and Galley Sail Review.



Library Journal, June 1, 2003, Rebecca Bollen, review of Reading New York, p. 121.*