Estíbaliz Encarnación-Pinedo interviews esteemed Beat scholar Nancy M. Grace, Virginia Myers Professor and Chair of Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies at the College of Wooster, US. She is a founding member of the Beat Studies Association and the editor of The Journal of Beat Studies. The discussion includes the future direction of Beat Studies, Women of the Beat Generation, transnationalism in Beat Studies, and the legacy of the Beat Generation.
Selected publications by Nancy M. Grace:
Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing and Reading Beat Women Writers, with Ronna C. Johnson. University Press of Mississippi, 2004.
The Feminized Male Character in Twentieth-Century Literature. New York: Mellen, 1995.
Girls Who Wore Black: Women Writing the Beat Generation, with Ronna C. Johnson. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2002.
Jack Kerouac and the Literary Imagination. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.