Richard Giannone

Professor, Fordham University

Richard Giannone is a professor of English at Fordham University. He received his B.A. from Catholic University of America, his M.A. from University of Michigan and his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

Fordham University Press has published Richard Giannone's Hidden: Reflections on Gay Life, AIDS, and Spiritual Desire (2012). Giannone is also the author of Flannery O’Connor, Hermit Novelist (University of Illinois Press, 2000. Second printing 2001); Flannery O'Connor and the Mystery of Love (University of Illinois Press, 1989. Second printing. 1992. Rev. ed. with new prefatory essay. Fordham University Press, 1999); Vonnegut: A Preface to His Novels (Kennikat Press, 1977); and Music in Willa Cather's Fiction (University of Nebraska Press, 1968. Rev. ed. Trade paperback with a new introduction, Bison Books, University of Nebraska Press, 2001), as well as numerous articles on Cather, O’Connor, Vonnegut, Saul Bellow, Bobbie Anne Mason, music, and warfare. He recently appeared as a commentator in Willa Cather—The Road Is All, a documentary for the American Masters Series, produced by Nebraska Public Television and WNET.

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