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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Jack Barbera

barberaProfessor Emeritus


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago (English, 1976)
  • M.A., University of Chicago (English, 1969)
  • B.A., University of Chicago (Humanities, 1968)

Teaching and research interests

  • Twentieth-Century Poetry
  • Twentieth-Century Drama
  • Film
  • Literature and Art

Selected publications

  • Stevie: A Biography of Stevie Smith, coauthors Jack Barbera and William McBrien (Heinemann, 1985)
  • Me Again: Uncollected Writings of Stevie Smith, coeditors Jack Barbera and William McBrien (Virago, 1981)
  • Stevie Smith: A Bibliography, cocompilers Jack Barbera, William McBrien, and Helen Bajan (Mansell/Meckler, 1987)
  • Guest Editor of the Special Athol Fugard Issue of Twentieth Century Literature (Winter 1993)
  • Articles on poetry, drama, film, and literature and art

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