Albert Wachtel

Professor of Creative Studies

With Pitzer Since: 1974
Field Group: Creative Studies
Campus Address: Scott Hall 215
Phone: 909.607.3641
Email: albert_wachtel@westhoustonp16.com
Office Hours: Contact Professor

Educational Background

PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo
BA, Queens College

Research Interests

James Joyce; Shakespeare; epic and scripture; the ancient world; fiction; creative non-fiction, drama and fiction writing; tragedy; theory of literature; 20th-century novel.

Recent Courses

一道本不卡免费高清World in a Nutshell: The Short Story (CREA25)

Creative Writing and Creative Thought (CREA31)

Greek Tragedy in Translation (CREA120)

一道本不卡免费高清The Bible and Homer (CREA124)

Shakespeare: Comedies, Histories, Narrative Poetry. (CREA159a)

一道本不卡免费高清Shakespeare: Tragedy and Beyond (CREA159b)

Shakespeare and Film (CREA159c)

一道本不卡免费高清Modernism (ENGL191)

一道本不卡免费高清Fictions of James Joyce (CREA193a)

Yeats and Magic (CREA193)

Vision Beyond Thought: Analogical Forms in Sophocles (CREA198)

Selected Publications

Wachtel, Albert, “The Basement,” Broadkill Review, November 2017.

Wachtel, Jonathan and Albert Wachtel, “We Made Allies of Our WW II Enemies; The Same Can Happen with North Korea,” BuzzFeed News, September 28, 2017.

Critical Insights: James Joyce. Amenia, NJ: Salem Press, 2013.

“Unter Den Linden (Under the Linden),” in Erwin Plachetka, ed., Eine deutsche Geschichte:  Anthologie.一道本不卡免费高清 Ganderkesee, Germany: EPLA-Verlag, 2012. Translated from the English by Daniel Becker.

Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man一道本不卡免费高清. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Salem Press, 2011.

“Modernists,” Critical Survey of Poetry, 4th Edition. Ed Rosemary M. Canfield Reisman. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.:  Salem Press, 2011.

“Beyond Subjectivity—the Toddler Stephen Theory and the Quest for Truth,” in Albert Wachtel, ed., Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

“Joyce, Byron and the Fall of Seraphim,” in Albert Wachtel, ed., Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2011.

“Rappaccini’s Daughter” and reprints of “Dubliners,” “Electra” [of Sophocles], “Oresteia,” and “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” Masterplots (September 2011).

Selected Conferences and Invited Talks

一道本不卡免费高清“Bridging Worlds: Zulu Poet Mazisi Kunene—From Epic Authenticity to Modern Science,” invited lecture, Claremont Discourse Lecture Series, The Claremont Colleges Libraries, Claremont, CA, April 2012.

一道本不卡免费高清“DUBLINERS and the Fittest,” seminar, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany, May 16-June 10.

“From Conventional to Telling Metaphor—Verse to Poetry,” presented at Scribblerus Salons一道本不卡免费高清, Berkeley, CA, February 18, 2010.

“Performance as Critical Vision: Film as Analysis,” presented at The Shakespeare Club一道本不卡免费高清, Claremont, CA, February 8, 2010.

Selected Grants, Awards, and Honors

一道本不卡免费高清Member, Writer’s Guild, a distinction granted to writers whose work has been performed in film or on television, 2011.

Additional Information

Curriculum Vitae

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