Altick, Richard Daniel

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ALTICK, Richard Daniel

ALTICK, Richard Daniel. American, b. 1915. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Regents' Professor Emeritus of English, Ohio State University Columbus, since 1982 (joined faculty, 1945; Regents' Professor of English, 1968-82). Publications: Preface to Critical Reading, 1946, 6th rev. ed. 1984; The Cowden Clarkes, 1948; The Scholar Adventurers, 1950; The English Common Reader: A Social History of the Mass Reading Public, 1800-1900, 1957; The Art of Literary Research, 1963, 4th ed. 1993; Lives and Letters: A History of Literary Biography in England and America, 1965; (with J.F. Loucks) Browning's Roman Murder Story, 1968; To Be in England, 1969; Victorian Studies in Scarlet, 1970; Victorian People and Ideas: A Companion for the Modern Reader of Victorian Literature, 1973; The Shows of London, 1978; Paintings from Books: Art and Literature in Britain 1760-1900, 1985; Deadly Encounters: Two Victorian Sensations (in UK as Evil Encounters), 1986; Writers, Readers, and Occasions: Selected Essays on Victorian Literature and Life, 1988; The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel, 1991; Of a Place and a Time: Remembering Lancaster, 1991; Punch: The Lively Youth of a British Institution, 1841-1851, 1997. EDITOR: Carlyle: Past and Present, 1965; Browning: The Ring and the Book, 1971. Address: 276 W. Southington Ave., Worthington, OH 43085, U.S.A.