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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Terrence Doody
Professor
Professor of English
 
e-mail:tdoody@rice.edu
 
  • B.A> (1965) Providence College
  • M. A. (1969) Cornell University
  • Ph. D. (1970) Cornell University
 
Primary Department
   Department of English
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Research Areas
 Modernism, The Novel, contemporary literature, THE CITY
 

Big City prose

 

I am beginning to work on a book on the representation, and misrepresentation,of the city in the modern novel.

 
Streets of Strangers: Cities in the Novel
 The novel and the modern city grew up together, but the novel's form tends to exclude the incomprehensible number of strangers the city holds, their mystery, the possibilities each affords us.
 
Teaching Areas
 MODERNISM, THE NOVEL, CONTEMPORARY LITERATURE
 
Selected Publications
 Articles
 

Terrence Doody "Immanent Domains." 

 
 

"Final Exam." Cite: Architecture and Design review of Houston, 57 (Summer 200) : 36.

 
 

"You Can't Go Home Again?." Cite: Architecture and Design review of Houston, 58 (Fall) : ?.Submitted

 
 

Doody, T. "Knowing One's Place:The Hobby Center." Texas Architect, Vol 52 (Nov 2002) : 30-33.

 
 Books
 

Terrence Doody "Among Other Things." : 265.

 
 

Terrence Doody "Confession and Community in the Novel." : 200.

 
 Book chapters
 

terrence Doody "Immanent Domains, in Literary Houston." 

 
 Book reviews
 

CITE  90  Fall 2012  pp. 40-41

 
 And Worth At least A Thousand Words Photography: A Critical Introduction, ed Liz wells
 
 John Updike Takes on Terror "Terrorist"
 
 John Updike Takes on Terror "Terrorist"
 
 

"Because It"s Everywhere: Blair Kamin's Why Architecture Matters." Cite: Architecture & Design Review of Houston, 56 (Winter 200) : 37-39.

 
 

Doody, T. "Because It's everywhere." Cite, 55 (2002) In Press

 
 Other
 On Jane jacobs
 
 On Jane jacobs
 
 Corbusier's Scupper
 
 

"CITE 57."  (Summer)

 
 

Doody, T. "Cite: The Architecture and Design review of Houston." 

 
 

"Life in the Shade." Cite: The Architecture and Design review of Houston

 
 

"The City in Literature: Top Ten." Cite: The Architectural and Design Review of Houston, Spring, 1999

 
 

Terrence Doody "Hemingway's Style and jake's Narration." Ernest hemingway: Seven Decades (1998)

 
Presentations
 Invited Talks
 

"On Philip Roth   The Jewish Community Center   Houston TX   ." (October 3, 2012)

 
 

"On Ben Franklin's Autobiography." Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Rice. (Oct 3 2006)

 
 

"Why can't Virginia Write Like Jane? Or The Difficulties of Modernism." Schreiner University, Kerrville TX. (November 6 2006)

 
 

"Darwin's Cultural legacies." Scientia, Rice. (Fall 2002)

 
 

"Is The Novel Still Dead?." Rice Continuing Education, Hoston. (Oct 2002)

 
 Lectures
 

Peoms for a Quarter Century, The Menil Collection, Houston

Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time, 12 lectures, The Women's Institute of Houston

 
 

presented all six lectures.  "Durrell's Alexandria Quartet." The Women's Institute of Houston, (May-June 2003)

 
 

presented all twelve lectures.  "Novels of Africa." The Women's Institute of Houston, (Feb-May 2003)

 
 

presented all twelve lectures.  "Proust's In Search of Lost Time." Women's Institute of Houston, (Sept-Dec 2003)

 
 

presented all twelve lectures.  "Ptoust's In Search of Lost Time." Rice University Continuing Studies, (Sept-Dec 2003)

 
 

presented all three lectures.  "Rushdie's satanic Verses." The Houston Seminar, (Nov 5, 12, 19 2003)

 
 

"German Novels of the 20th century." Women's Institute of Houston, Houston TX. (Spt-Dec 2002)

 
 

"The Jazz Era." The Jung Center, Houston TX. (May-July 2002)

 
 

"Ulysses." The Women's Institute, Houston TX. (Jan-May 2002)

 
 

"Woiolf and Morrison." The Houston Seminar, Houstron TX. (Sept-Dec)

 
 Other
 

"Interview with John Updike." Inprint INC, Alley Theater, Houston. (February 27, 2006)

 
 

"Current American Fiction 12 presentations." The Women's Institute of Houston, Houston. (Jan-May 2001)

 
 

"Interview with Salman Rushdie." Inprint Reading, Houston. (September 2001)

 
 

"Keats's Poetry 6Presentations." The Women's Institute of Houston, Houston. (May-June 2001)

 
 

"Marathon Reading of James Joyce's Ulysses." Hoiuston International festival, Houston. (June 2001)

 
 

"Modernist Middles." Narrative Conference Rice University, Houston. (Spring 2001)

 
 

"New York City in The Novel five presentations." The Houston Seminar, Houston. (Sept-Nov 2001)

 
 

"Nietzsche and the Nineteenth Century 12 Presentations." The Women's Institute of Houston, Houston. (Sept-Dec 2001)

 
 

"The Poetry of W B Yeats 10 presentations." The Jung Center, Houston. (May-July 2001)

 
 

"England, The east and Empire." The Women's Institute of Houston, (Sept-Dec 2000: 12 lectures)

 
 

"The Sixties." The Women's institute of Houston, (Feb-May 2000: 12 presentations)

 
 

"The Sixties." The Women's institute of Houston, (Feb-May 2000: 12 presentations)

 
 

"Tom Stoppard: Six Plays." The Women's Institute of Houston, (May-June 2000)

 
 

"An Evening With Max Apple." Inprint Series, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (April, 1999)

 
 

"Book Clubs, Proust at Last, the Need to Read." Dialogues 99: Jewish Community Center Fundraiser, Houston. (October 1999)

 
 

"On Wilde's Earnest." High School/Performing, Visual Arts, Houston. (February)

 
 

"The Noble Prize and English Literature." Rice families Weekend, Houston. (September, 1999)

 
 

"What The Novel Can Tell Us." Rice Alumni College, Houston. (April, 1999)

 
 

"Writing at Rice." Writing Through the Disciplines, Cornell University. (June, 1999)

 
 

"City Sites and Spectacles." The Women's Institute of Houaton, Houston TX. (Fall 1998 twelve presentations)

 
 

"English Lang Literature & Nobel Prize." English Speaking Union, Houston TX. (May 1998)

 
 

"No Title."

 
 

"On metaphor." Rice: Advanced Placement Institute, Houston, Texas. (July 1998)

 
 

"The Russian Novel." The Women's Institute of Hou, Houston TX. (Fall 1998)

 
 

"Ulysses." Rice Continuing Studies, Houston TX. (Spring 1998 Twelve meetings)

 
 

"Writing, Then Reading Yourself." Bay Area Writers league, Clear lake City, TX. (May 1998)

 
 Session Chair
 

"On George orwell's 1984." Menil Collection, Houston TX. (September 28 2006)

 
Editorial Positions
 Member of the Editorial Board, CITE The Architecture and Design Review of Houston. (2011 - 2011)

 Member of the Editorial Board, CITE: The Architecture and Design Review of Houston. (2012 - 2012)

 Editor, CITE. The Rice Design Allliance. (1999 - 1999)

 Editorial Board, Cite: The Architecture and Design review of Houston. The Rice Design Alliance. (2001 - 2001)

 Editor, Cite:The Architectural and Design review of Houston. (2000 - 2000)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Rice nominee for Minnie Stevens Piper Award, that foundation (spring 2012)

 Allyson Sarofim Distinguished Teaching Professor, (2002-3)

 George R Brown Award for Superior teaching, (2002)

 Houston Philosophical Society,

 Modern language association,

 James Joyce Society,