Richard P Teleky

Department of Humanities

Professor

Office: Vanier College, 220
Phone: 416-736-2100 Ext: 77020
Emailrteleky@yorku.ca

Professor Richard Teleky research areas include Central European literature, ethnic studies/immigrant literature, early modernist writing, and film and contemporary culture, as well as the creative process.

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Professor Richard Teleky teaches in Humanities and in the Graduate program in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is also Administrator for the Creative Writing program.

In addition to teaching at York, Professor Teleky is an accomplished writer and editor who has worked with many of Canada's leading writers. His research areas include Central European literature, ethnic studies/immigrant literature, early modernist writing, and film and contemporary culture, as well as the creative process. He is currently working on a new novel.

Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto

All Publications

Books

The Exile Book Of Canadian Dog Stories. Exile Editions, 2009.

Winter in Hollywood. Toronto: T. Allen Publisher, 2006.

The Hermit's Kiss. Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2006.

Pack up the Moon. Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2001.

The Paris Years of Rosie. South Royalton, Vermont: Steerforth Press, 1998.

Hungarian Rhapsodies: Essays on Ethnicity, Identity and Culture. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1997.

Goodnight, Sweetheart and Other Stories. Dunvegan, Ontario: Cormorant Books Inc, 1993.

The Oxford Book of French-Canadian Short Stories. Ed. Richard Teleky and Marie-Claire Blais. New York and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Journal Articles

'Entering the Silence: Voice, Ethnicity and the Pedagogy of Creative Writing.' MELUS 26.1 (2001): 205-219.

'What Comes After: Hungarian Voices: Summer 1993.' Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought XXXVIII.3 (Spring 1997): 257-273.

'Towards a Course on Central European Literature in Translation.' Canadian Review of Comperative Literature 23.1 (Spring 1996): 113-123.

'What Comes After: Hungarian Voices: Summer 1993.' Descant (Canada) 95 (1996): 101-119.

'Without Words: Representations of Hungarians in North American Fiction.' The Centennial Review XXXIX.1 (Winter 1995): 65-83.

''What the Moment Told Me': The Photography of Andre Kertesz.' Hungarian Studies Review XXI.1-2 (Spring-Fall 1994): 31-41.

'The Archives of St. Elizabeth: Ethnicity and Nostalgia.' Ethnic Forum 13.1 (1993): 53-64.

'The Poet as Translator: Margaret Avison's Hungarian Snap.' Canadian Literature 135 (Winter 1992): 112-122.

'The Empty Box: Hollywood Ethnicity.' Studies in Popular Culture XV.1 (October 1992).

'Playtime: Adult Language Learning, Edmund Wilson and Me.' Dalhousie Review 72.4 (Winter 1991/92): 397-407.

Forthcoming

The Hermit in Arcadia. 2011

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2016-2017 AP/HUMA2640 6.0  Modes of Fantasy LECT  
Fall/Winter 2016-2017 AP/HUMA4620 6.0  Works and Days: Writers on Their Art and Their Lives SEMR  


Professor Richard Teleky research areas include Central European literature, ethnic studies/immigrant literature, early modernist writing, and film and contemporary culture, as well as the creative process.


Professor Richard Teleky teaches in Humanities and in the Graduate program in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is also Administrator for the Creative Writing program.

In addition to teaching at York, Professor Teleky is an accomplished writer and editor who has worked with many of Canada's leading writers. His research areas include Central European literature, ethnic studies/immigrant literature, early modernist writing, and film and contemporary culture, as well as the creative process. He is currently working on a new novel.

Degrees

PhD, University of Toronto

All Publications

Books

The Exile Book Of Canadian Dog Stories. Exile Editions, 2009.

Winter in Hollywood. Toronto: T. Allen Publisher, 2006.

The Hermit's Kiss. Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2006.

Pack up the Moon. Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2001.

The Paris Years of Rosie. South Royalton, Vermont: Steerforth Press, 1998.

Hungarian Rhapsodies: Essays on Ethnicity, Identity and Culture. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1997.

Goodnight, Sweetheart and Other Stories. Dunvegan, Ontario: Cormorant Books Inc, 1993.

The Oxford Book of French-Canadian Short Stories. Ed. Richard Teleky and Marie-Claire Blais. New York and Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983.

Journal Articles

'Entering the Silence: Voice, Ethnicity and the Pedagogy of Creative Writing.' MELUS 26.1 (2001): 205-219.

'What Comes After: Hungarian Voices: Summer 1993.' Midwest Quarterly: A Journal of Contemporary Thought XXXVIII.3 (Spring 1997): 257-273.

'Towards a Course on Central European Literature in Translation.' Canadian Review of Comperative Literature 23.1 (Spring 1996): 113-123.

'What Comes After: Hungarian Voices: Summer 1993.' Descant (Canada) 95 (1996): 101-119.

'Without Words: Representations of Hungarians in North American Fiction.' The Centennial Review XXXIX.1 (Winter 1995): 65-83.

''What the Moment Told Me': The Photography of Andre Kertesz.' Hungarian Studies Review XXI.1-2 (Spring-Fall 1994): 31-41.

'The Archives of St. Elizabeth: Ethnicity and Nostalgia.' Ethnic Forum 13.1 (1993): 53-64.

'The Poet as Translator: Margaret Avison's Hungarian Snap.' Canadian Literature 135 (Winter 1992): 112-122.

'The Empty Box: Hollywood Ethnicity.' Studies in Popular Culture XV.1 (October 1992).

'Playtime: Adult Language Learning, Edmund Wilson and Me.' Dalhousie Review 72.4 (Winter 1991/92): 397-407.

Forthcoming

The Hermit in Arcadia. 2011


Teaching:

Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall/Winter 2016-2017 AP/HUMA2640 6.0  Modes of Fantasy LECT  
Fall/Winter 2016-2017 AP/HUMA4620 6.0  Works and Days: Writers on Their Art and Their Lives SEMR