Spector, Robert D(onald)

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SPECTOR, Robert D(onald)

SPECTOR, Robert D(onald). American, b. 1922. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: Director of Humanities, Director of Communications, Fine and Performing Arts, and Professor Emeritus of English, Long Island University, Brooklyn, New York (joined faculty, 1948). Publications: English Literary Periodicals, 1966; Tobias George Smollett, 1969, 1989; Par Lagerkvist, 1973; Arthur Murphy, 1979; Tobias Smollett: A Reference Guide, 1980; The English Gothic, 1984; Backgrounds to Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature, 1989; Political Controversy: A Study in 18th Century Propaganda, 1992; Smollett's Women, 1994; Samuel Johnson and the Essay, 1997; Love Poems and Others, 1998; Melange a Deux (poems), 1999; Nature's Bounty in Brooklyn (poems), 2000. EDITOR: Seven Masterpieces of Gothic Horror, 1963; Vicar of Wakefield, 1964; Hard Times, 1964; Scarlet Letter, 1965; Essays on the 18th Century Novel, 1965; Tom Sawyer, 1966; Frankenstein, 1967; Emma, 1969; Great Short British Novels, 1970; Candle and the Tower, 1974. Address: 1761 E 26th St, Brooklyn, NY 11229, U.S.A.