Richard Schwartz

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Professor Emeritus
Education

PhD 1967, University of Illinois

Research and Teaching

18th-century literature and intellectual history; creative writing

www.richardbschwartz.com

Richard B. Schwartz is the author of Samuel Johnson and the New Science (University of Wisconsin Press, 1971),Samuel Johnson and the Problem of Evil (University of Wisconsin Press, 1975), Boswell's Johnson: A Preface to the Life (University of Wisconsin Press, 1978), Daily Life in Johnson's London (University of Wisconsin Press, 1983),After the Death of Literature (Southern Illinois University Press, 1997), Nice and Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction (University of Missouri Press, 2002), four novels, Frozen Stare (St. Martin's Press, 1989), The Last Voice You Hear (Mystery & Suspense Press, 2001), After the Fall (Mystery & Suspense Press, 2002), Into the Dark(Mystery & Suspense Press, 2002), and two memoirs: The Biggest City in America: A Fifties Boyhood in Ohio(University of Akron Press, Ohio History and Culture Series, 1999) and Accidental Soldier: A Reserve Officer at West Point in the Vietnam Era (Hamilton Books, 2009). He is the editor of The Plays of Arthur Murphy, 4 vols. (Garland, 1979) and Theory and Tradition in Eighteenth Century-Studies (Southern Illinois University Press, 1990). He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (twice), the Institute for Research in the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies. His work has received awards or citations from the Council of Graduate Schools, Choice magazine and Writer's Digest magazine. He has also taught at the United States Military Academy, the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Georgetown University.

Selected Publications

Richard B. Schwartz. Into the Dark (Mystery & Suspense Press, 2002)

Richard B. Schwartz. Nice and Noir: Contemporary American Crime Fiction (University of Missouri Press, 2002) www.umpress.edu

Richard B. Schwartz. The Last Voice You Hear (Mystery & Suspense Press, 2001), rpt. Midnight Ink/Llewellyn, 2006

Richard B. Schwartz. After the Fall (Mystery & Suspense Press, 2002), rpt. Midnight Ink/Llewellyn, 2007

Richard B. Schwartz. Regard de Glace. Trans. Jean-Paul Mourlon (Paris: Feuille Noire, 2008). French edition of Frozen Stare

Richard B. Schwartz. Accidental Soldier: A Reserve Officer at West Point in the Vietnam Era (Hamilton Books, 2009)