Schrader, Richard J. 1941- (Richard James Schrader)

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Schrader, Richard J. 1941- (Richard James Schrader)


Born August 24, 1941, in Canton, OH; son of A.W. (a machinist) and Margaret Schrader. Ethnicity: "German-French." Education: University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1963; Ohio State University, M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1968.


Office—Department of English, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. E-mail—[email protected]


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, instructor, 1968-69, assistant professor of English, 1969-75, John Witherspoon Bicentennial Preceptor, 1972-75; Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, assistant professor, 1975-78, associate professor, 1978-84, professor of English, 1984—.


Medieval Academy of America, Mencken Society, Society for American Baseball Research, New Chaucer Society.


(Editor) The Reminiscences of Alexander Dyce, Ohio State University Press (Columbus, OH), 1972.

God's Handiwork: Images of Women in Early Germanic Literature, Greenwood Press (Westport, CT), 1983.

(Editor and cotranslator) Arator's On the Acts of the Apostles (De Actibus Apostolorum), Scholars Press (Atlanta, GA), 1987.

Old English Poetry and the Genealogy of Events, Colleagues Press (East Lansing, MI), 1993.

H.L. Mencken: A Descriptive Bibliography, University of Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, PA), 1998.

(Editor) Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 222: H.L. Mencken: A Documentary Volume, Gale (Detroit, MI), 2000.

(Editor) The Hoosier House: Bobbs-Merrill and Its Predecessors, 1850-1985; A Documentary Volume, Gale (Detroit, MI), 2004.

Contributor to literature and medieval studies journals.

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