Gerald Richman, PhD

Professor
Department of English

Phone: 617-573-8279
Fax: 617-305-1744
Email: grichman@suffolk.edu 
Office: Fenton Building, Rm. 227

 

Education

  • PhD, Yale University
  • MPhil, Yale University
  • BA, Oxford University
  • BA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Research Interests

  • History of the English Language
  • Old English
  • Middle English
  • Chaucer
  • Milton
  • The Long Eighteenth Century
  • Boston
  • Computer Assisted Pedagogy

Publications

Annotated Bibliography of Works of Fiction Set in Boston (always under construction and continually updated). URL: <web.cas.suffolk.edu/richman/Boston/bosbib.htm>

"Artful Slipping in Old English." Neophilologus 70 (1986): 279-91.

"Idea Combining." In Creativity and Liberal Learning, ed. David G. Tuerck. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1987. 76-89.

"A New Versionof Malory's Le Morte Darthur: A Book Review." Avalon to Camelot 1, no. 1:9 (1983): 11.

"Poet and Scop in Beowulf." In Geardagum XXI (2000) : 61-91.

"A Possible Source for Dryden's Bee and Drone Image in the 'Prologue to Amphitryon.'" English Language Notes 38 (2001): 36-40.

"Rape and Desire in The Wife of Bath's Tale." Studia Neophilologica 61 (1999): 161-65.

"Speaker and Speech Boundaries in The Wanderer." JEGP 82 (1982): 469-79. Rpt. Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England: Old English Shorter Poems, ed. Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe. New York: Garland, 1993. 303-18.

"Swa cwaed snottor on mode' (Wanderer 111) Once Again." In Geardagum XXX (2011): 31-33.

"A Third Choice: Adam, Eve, and Abdiel." Early Modern Literary Studies 9.2 (September 2003): 6.1-5. URL: <http://purl.oclc.org/emls/09-2/richthir.html>.

"Thucydides and The Battle of Maldon." In Geardagum XX (1999): 111-23.

Courses Taught

ENG 101/102 - Freshman English I, II
ENG 124 - Great Books in World Literature I, II                                                                                                   ENG 213 - English Literature I

ENG 217 - American Literature I

ENG 312 - English Grammar and Usage 
ENG 323 - Chaucer 

ENG 336 - Eighteenth-Century Literature

ENG 337 - Eighteenth - Century Novel

ENG 393 - History of the English Language
ENG 398 - Boston: A City in Fiction

ENG/HST 481 - Boston in History, Literature, and Film  
SF 1129 - Beacon Hill: Fact, Fiction and Fantasy