Donald C. Riechel

Associate Professor
Faculty – Emeritus

PhD (Ohio State University, 1970)

Specializations: Goethe; 19th- and early 20th-century literature; interrelations of literature and the visual arts; history of art; 19th century; cultural history.

Publications on: Fontane, Keyserling, Stifter, Hamsun, Dinesen, Goethe.

Major courses taught: Goethe's Faust; Nietzsche; Heine; Fontane; Thomas Mann; Musil; Realism in Literature and Painting; Vienna 1900, Dinesen.

Areas of Expertise
  • Goethe; 19th- & early 20th-c. literature
  • interrelations of literature & the visual arts
  • history of art