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David H. Richter

Professor of English

Ph.D. 1971, University of Chicago

The Eighteenth Century, Literary Theory, Biblical Narrative


Queens College Office: Klapper 639

Phone: (718) 997-4667



Graduate Center Office: GC 4105

Phone (212) 817-8330


Curriculum Vitae

Recent Publications:

Recent Papers:


Syllabus for Fall 2012 Course

o Honors Seminar: Adaptation of Narrative across Media (Queens: English 399-01 and 399-02)



Syllabi for Spring 2012 Courses

o Contemporary Narrative Theory (Graduate Center: English 80600)

o The Bible as Literature (Queens: English 381 MW)

o The Bible on Film (Queens: English 285 MW)



Syllabi for Fall 2011 Courses

o Survey of English Literature 2 (Queens: English 252-01; 10:50 MW)

o Introduction to Narrative (Queens: English 161W-02; 1:40 MW)

     Syllabi for Spring 2011 Courses

o    Jane and Henry in Hollywood (Queens: English 391W 9W3A)

o    Literary Criticism (Queens: English 636 E4W2A)

o    The Rise of the Novel (Graduate Center: English 87100)


Syllabi for Fall 2010 Courses


· Survey of English Literature 2 (Queens: English 252 1M3WA)

· Aspects of Literary Theory (Queens: English 382 AM3WA)

· Graduate Methodology (Queens: English 701 E6M2A)



Recent Courses:

 o    Introduction to Literary Analysis

o    Fiction in Theory and Practice

o    Biblical Narratology

o    Literary Criticism

o    The Gothic: Genre and Mode

o    The Enlightenment and Modernity

o    The Rise of the Novel

o    Satire and Comedy

o    Jane and Henry in Hollywood

o    Suffering the World: Ancients and Moderns


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