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Hope College
Department of English
126 E. 10th St.
Holland, MI 49423
phone: 616.395.7620
fax: 616.395.7134


English Department Faculty

William Reynolds
Professor and Dean for the Arts and Humanities

Education: B.A., Xavier University (1966); M.A., Columbia University (1967); Ph.D., The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (1971).

Expertise: Medieval and Renaissance English Literature; Detective/Mystery Fiction, Dorothy L. Sayers.

Selected Works: Co-editor, It's a Print: Detective Fiction from Page to Screen (1994); Numerous articles and reviews.

Contact: Lubbers Hall 124A


with Elizabeth Trembley, editors. Its a Print!: Detective Fiction from Page to Screen (1994).
The essays in this volume treat true cinematic and television adaptations of works of detective fiction as completely different products from films based loosely on the gimmick or plot or character of a certain work. The essays investigate the many ways in which fiction is transformed into a new art form governed by its own rules and conventions.