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Academics

Robert C. Rice, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Department of English Language and Literature

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Contact information:

Robert C. Rice, Ph.D.
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
rrice@christendom.edu

Education

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A., D.A., University of Oregon, English
Ph.D., University of Oregon, English

Classes Taught

  • Rhetoric and Composition,
  • Composition and Critical Reading
  • Literature of Western Civilization I-IV,C
  • Classical and Early Christian Literature
  • Medieval English Literature
  • The Literature of Anglo-Saxon England
  • The Age of Chaucer
  • Literature of Medieval Christendom
  • History of Britain I
  • Renaissance English Literature
  • Shakespeare: Comedies & Romances
  • Shakespeare: Histories & Tragedies
  • Milton, English Romantic & Victorian Literature
  • History of the English Language
  • Old English (Language)
  • Western Artistic Heritage (with H. Reed Armstrong)
  • Special Topics in Literature: The Icelandic Sagas
  • Special Topics in Literature: Dostoevsky’s Novels
  • Honors Seminar: The Dream of the Rood

Hobbies

Trail-blazing, then maintaining The Christendom Trails, Runology

Areas of expertise

Old and Middle English language and literature; Germanic philology

Selected Scholarship

The Dream of the Rood and the Practice of Penitential Meditation, with a translation of The Dream of the Rood,” Faith and Reason XXX. Nos. 3 & 4 (Autumn and Winter 2005). 297-334.

Over 200 columns of The Middle English Dictionary, Fascicles M-S, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1976-1990.

“The Penitential Motif in Cynewulf’s Fates of the Apostles and in His Epilogues,”Anglo-Saxon England 6 (1977)

Hreowcearig ‘Penitent, Contrite’,” English Language Notes 12, No. 4 (June, 1975)

“Sehnsucht and Joy,” Bulletin of the New York C. S. Lewis Society 4, No. 8 (June, 1973)

Assistant Editor. Common Faith. Christendom Publications. numerous unsigned articles. 1981-82

Numerous book reviews, Reflections… The Wanderer Review of Literature, Culture, the Arts, 1982-90; The University Bookman, 1997

Editorial Board, book reviews, Faith & Reason, Christendom Press, 1982-current

Professional Affiliations

The Association of Literary Scholars & Critics

The Fellowship of Catholic Scholars

The International Society of Anglo-Saxonists

The Medieval Academy of America

National Association of Scholars

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