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George Fragopoulos
Campus Affiliation: Queensborough Community College
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., The City University of New York, English; M.A., The City University of New York, Liberal Studies; B.A., New York University, English and American Literature
Research Interests: Twentieth-century American poetry; Contemporary poetry; Modernism; Critical Theory; Street art and graffiti; American Studies; Modern Greek poetry; Aesthetics

Peer-Reviewed Journals 

"“Singing the Silent Songs, Enchanting Songs”: Bob Kaufman’s Aesthetics of Silence" in Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 40 no. 1, 2016, pp. 147-163.
 "Laura (Riding) Jackson's Film Conscience: Selections from 'Len Lye and the Problem of Popular Films' (1938)" in PMLA 130.1, 2015, 119-128.

"This is a Poem/Afto einai ena Poiima: Graffiti, public space and poetry in the contemporary Athenian cityscape" in Journal of Greek Media and Culture, vol. 2 no 1, 2015, 67-84.

 "The Politics and Poetics of Transliteration in the Works of Olga Broumas and George Economou." MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the U.S., vol. 39 no. 4, 2014, pp. 140-161.

Book Chapters: 

"On Claiming Responsibility" in Terror as Global Narrative, Palgrave, 2017. 

"Robert Duncan's Derivative Poetics: Community, the Metaphysicals, and the Nature of War" in Reading Duncan Reading, University of Iowa Press, 2012.

Translations of "The Margin" and "P.S." in Manolis Anagnostakis: Poetry and Politics, Silence and Agency in Post-War Greece, Fairleigh Dickinson Press, 2012.

Edited Books:

Experts Are Puzzled by Laura Riding, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2018.

Convalescent Conversations by Laura Riding, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2018.

Co-Editor of Terror in Global Narrative: Representations of 9/11 in the Age of Late-Late Capitalism, Palgrave, 2017.

Book Reviews:

"Sovereignty of the Imagination (review)." Callaloo, vol. 34 no. 4, 2011, pp. 1113-1115.