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Research Interests for Jody McAuliffe

Research Interests: Literary & Cultural Criticism, translation, Russian theater

Jody McAuliffe (MFA, Yale University) Publications: The Mythical Bill, Literary Anthology for Novello Press (2010); My Lovely Suicides (2007) Crimes of Art and Terror(with Frank Lentricchia, 2003); Mysterious Actions: New American Drama, Guest Editor, South Atlantic Quarterly (2000); Plays, Movies, and Critics (1993). Adaptations: The Italian Actress; My Lovely Suicides (Semi-Finalist, Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Center National Playwrights Conference), Manbites Dog Theater Other Voices Series. Literary criticism: Journal of Modern Literature; South Atlantic Quarterly; "Reflections on a Director's Process," afterword to The New Trial, by Peter Weiss (2001). Fiction: South Atlantic Quarterly;Literary Imagination; Southwest Review. Former National Endowment for the Arts Directing Fellow at the Mark Taper Forum and member of the Directing Workshop for Women at American Film Institute, she has developed and directed new plays nationally and regionally: including Marlane Meyer’s "The Mystery of Attraction," Pacific Playwrights Festival, South Coast Repertory; Neal Bell's "Shadow of Himself," New Play Summit, Denver Center Theater; "The Special Prosecutor," her translation/adaptation of Gogol's "Inspector General"; her adaptation of Shalamov's Kolyma Tales--Gulag Follies; and her adaptation of Don DeLillo's Mao II. She reviews New York theatre regularly for The Norwegian Shakespeare and Theatre Magazine. A member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, she is a recipient of Duke’s Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award.

Representative Publications
  1. McAuliffe, J, The Mythical Bill, A Neurological Memoir, Sightline Series (2013), University of Iowa Press
  2. McAuliffe, J, My Lovely Suicides (a novel) (2008), Ravenna Press
  3. Lentricchia, F; McAuliffe, J, Crimes of Art and Terror (November, 2003), pp. 200 pages, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 0226472086 [abs] [author's comments]
  4. Plays, Movies, and Critics, edited by McAuliffe, J (1993), Duke Press
  5. Jody McAuliffe and Frank Lentricchia, translated into Turkish by Ayrinti Yayinlari, Crimes of Art and Terror (2005)
  6. Various,, Mysterious actions: New American drama, edited by McAuliffe, J; Noland, W, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 99 no. 2/3 (2000), pp. 273-275, Duke University Press (Guest Editor.) [doi]
  7. McAuliffe, J, Standing on End, Southwest Review (Spring, 1989) (short story.)
  8. McAuliffe, J, The Imaginary Letters of Heinrich von Kleist to the Poet Holderlin, Literary Imagination (Winter, 2001) (fiction.)
  9. McAuliffe, J, Mythical Bill: An Inordinately Bright, Dreary Life, in Topograph: New writing from the Carolinas and the landscape beyond, edited by Jackson, J (2010), Novello Festival Press
  10. McAuliffe, J, Gulag Follies, in Ethics & Images of Pain (2012), Routledge
  11. McAuliffe, J, Enda Walsh - med unik scenisk fantasi, Norwegian Shakespeare and Theatre Magazine (2011)
  12. McAuliffe, J, Lucia Joyce as Cordelia and the Fool, Journal of Modern Literature (2005) [author's comments]
  13. McAuliffe, J, Boos etterkommere (Descendants of Boo), Vagant Magazine, Norway (September, 2006) [author's comments]
  14. with Frank Lentricchia, Groundzeroland, in Dissent from the Homeland: Essays after 9/11, South Atlantic Quarterly (2003)
  15. William Noland, The Image World of Mao II, South Atlantic Quarterly (2003) (contains my notes on William Noland's images.)
  16. McAuliffe, J, Reflections on a Director’s Process, in The New Trial, edited by Weiss, P (2001), Duke University Press (translated by Evers, K; Rollerston, J.)

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