Dr. Jeff Solomon
Assistant Professor, Literature & Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Office: Tribble A113 (in A105)
Ph.D., University of Southern California, English Literature, 2008
Graduate Certificate in Gender Studies, University of Southern California, 2008
M.A., University of Southern California, English Literature, 2002
M.F.A., University of California-Irvine, English (Fiction), 1993
B.A., University of Pennsylvania, cum laude in English, with distinction, 1989
Areas of Interest
American Literature 1865-present
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Courses Taught at Wake Forest
English 302 Invert, Pervert, Bull Dagger, Queen: U.S. Queer Fiction in the 20th Century
English 302 Joan Didion and Edmund White: Personal/History
English 340 Girls Gone Wild: A Century of Misbehavior
English 325 Visual Narratives: Image, Sequence, Story, Desire
English 150 Sexual Revolution!: Gender and Sexuality in the United States, 1950-1980
WGS 321 Introduction to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.
“Gertrude Stein, Opium Queen: Notes on an Unlikely Embrace,” Journal of Lesbian Studies 17.1 (2013): 7-24.
“Broadly Queer and Specifically Gay: The Celebrity and Career of Gertrude Stein.” In Literary Careers in the Modern Era, eds. Guy Davidson and Nicola Evans. Palgrave Macmillan, 2015: 77-95.
“Best Friend,” short story, Best Gay Stories 2009. Maple Shade, NJ: Lethe Press, 2010: 15-23.