Richard King is Professor Emeritus in the American and Canadian Studies Department at Nottingham University. His study, "Arendt and America" will be published by the University of Chicago Press in mid-October.

In Memory of E.L. Doctorow (1931-2015)

Tuesday 21 July Great American novelist E.L. Doctorow passed away. Today U.S. Studies Online features a profile of E. L. Doctorow’s life and works as written by Richard H. King, Emeritus Professor of American Studies, University of Nottingham. “Doctorow’s stylistic and novelistic flexibility allowed him to present a much richer and more interesting America than that of his contemporaries Gore Vidal, John Updike and Philip Roth.
We will miss him greatly.” Continue reading