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
- Fact, Fiction, and Form: Essays of Ralph Rader (ed., with James Phelan). Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2011.
- "The Gothic Novel and the Lingering Appeal of Romance," in The Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel, ed. J. Alan Downie. Oxford University Press, 2011.
- "Covert Plot in Isak Dinesen's "Sorrow-Acre" in Journal of Narrative Technique,15.1 (1985): 82-90.
- "Introduction" to True Crime in Nineteenth-Century Literature (2011)
- “Keeping Company in Hollywood: Toward an Ethics of the Non-fiction Film,” in Narrative, 15:2 (May 2007): 140-66. : Toward an Ethics of the Non-fiction Film,”
- The Critical Tradition: Classic Texts and Contemporary Trends (3rd Edition; Boston: Bedford, 2006).
- "Your Cheatin' Art: Double Dealing in Cinematic Narrative." Narrative 13:1 (January 2005): 11-28.
- Falling into Theory: Conflicting Views on Reading Literature: (2nd Edition; Boston: Bedford, 2000).
- Ideology and Form in Eighteenth-Century Literature (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1999).
- " Farewell My Concubine: The Difficult, the Stubborn, and the Outrage of Gibeah." in Agendas for the Study of Midrash, ed. Marc Lee Raphael (Williamsburg, VA: William and Mary, 1999), pp. 101-122. Shorter Version
- The Progress of Romance: The Gothic Novel and Literary Historiography (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1996).
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
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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