Letzler, David


Doctoral Candidate



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David entered the program in Fall 2008, after earning his Master’s in English (Creative Fiction) at Temple University and his Bachelor’s in English and Mathematics at Williams College.  His dissertation deals with “cruft,” his adapted term for the excessive sections within the mega-novel tradition of writers like James Joyce, Thomas Pynchon, and David Foster Wallace.  His essays have been published in Studies in the Novel and The Wallace Stevens Journal, and is forthcoming from The African American Review.  He teaches at Queens College.