Shynnagh, Frank

Frank Shynnagh is the pseudonym of a scholar who has taught at several Midwestern Universities. He earned his Ph.D. from Yale University.

Concept of the Moment. A Philosophical Tale
2008 0-7734-4987-6
A spiritual autobiography, written in the form of an epistolary novel, which bridges classical and postmodern understandings of subjectivity.

Frederic Will’s Short Fiction: Literature as Social Critique
2009 0-7734-4766-0
This book is a collection of six short fictions by Frederic Will, interspersed with commentaries by the book’s author, Frank Shynnagh, who is the alter ego (pseudonym) of Frederic Will.

Frederic Will’s Travel Writings (1957-2007): A Design of the World
2008 0-7734-4844-6
This is a study of a life in travel texts interspersed with Frank Shynnagh’s commentaries on Frederic Will’s work. With travels spanning from places as diverse as Iceland, Greece, Tunisia, Mauritania and Peru the reader is struck by Will’s sense of social and cultural involvement.

Song Broken, Song
2008 0-7734-5154-4
This study explores the work of Frederic Will, over a period of fifty years. It introduces the reader to the wide range of genres undertaken by this versatile author: poetry, prose fiction, travel essays, labor ethnography, translation, international grammar, memoir, and philosophical rumination.