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Holloway Hall

Directories

Operator: 410-543-6000

Wenke, John

Faculty, English
Holloway Hall (HH) 363
410-543-6250 or ext 36250
jpwenkesalisburyedu
Website



Courses  []

2014 Fall

  • ENGL 252-006 ASPECTS OF THE NOVEL
    Analysis of American, British and Continental novels; the form of the novel and its variations. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 209 and ENGL 252. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 300-041 STUDIES IN ENGLISH
    Study of a literary figure, period, genre, movement or theme. May be repeated under different subtitles. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week plus enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 380-001 AMERICAN LIT I: BEGIN TO 1860
    Study of major American literature from the nation's origins to 1860. Authors to be studied may include but are not limited to Edwards, Franklin, Hawthorne, Irving, Melville, Poe and Whitman. May receive credit for both ENGL 331 and ENGL 380. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 481-001 THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE
    A study of the Transcendental Movement and literature between 1830 and 1870. Emphasis on the works of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman and Dickinson. May not receive credit for both ENGL 427 and ENGL 481. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 581-002 THE AMERICAN RENAISSANCE
    A study of the Transcendental Movement and literature between 1830 and 1870. Emphasis on the works of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, Whitman and Dickinson. Three hours per week.
  • HONR 311-042 INTERDISCIPLINARY SEMINAR
    Addresses topics that transcend individual disciplinary boundaries. Taught by professors from a wide variety of disciplines to appeal to Honors students of all majors. May be taken up to three times under different topics. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing, permission of Honors director. Three hours per week with enhancement.

2015 Winter

  • ENGL 253-001 THE SHORT STORY (GENRE)
    A study of the historical development of the short story, its forms, characteristics and its most successful practitioners. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 210 and ENGL 253. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).

2015 Spring

  • ENGL 455-001 NONFICTION WORKSHOP
    Students analyze in a workshop setting readings in contemporary nonfiction to observe techniques in craftsmanship and present their own nonfiction for intensive examination by workshop participants. May be taken twice for credit. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement.
  • ENGL 480-001 COLONIAL AMERICAN LIT
    A study of American literature prior to 1820. Writers studied may include Bradford, Bradstreeet, Taylor, Edwards, Franklin, Irving and Cooper. May not receive credit for both ENGL 426 and ENGL 480. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 484-001 AMER NOVEL I: BEGIN TO 1900
    A study of major American novels through 1900. Writers studied may include Crane, Hawthorne, Melville and Twain. Cannot receive credit for both ENGL 457 and ENGL 484. Prerequisite: C or better in ENGL 102 or 103. Three hours per week with enhancement. Meets General Education IB (Prior to Fall 2008: IA).
  • ENGL 580-001 COLONIAL AMERICAN LIT
    A study of American literature prior to 1820. Writers studied may include Bradford, Bradstreeet, Taylor, Edwards, Franklin, Irving and Cooper. Three hours per week.
  • ENGL 584-001 AMER NOVEL I; BEGIN TO 1900
    A study of major American novels through 1900. Writers studied may include Crane, Hawthorne, Melville and Twain. Three hours per week.

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Awards, Scholarship & Creative Works:  []

Article(s)

Wenke, J. 
(2009). 
Tribal Bloods. 
The Gettysburg Review, 
22 (4), 
651-659. 
Wenke, J. 
(2006). 
The place that is hell. 
The South Carolina Review, 
39 (1), 
165-172. 
Wenke, J. 
(2004). 
Retro-Spectacles. 
North Dakota Quarterly, 
71 (3), 
58-66. 
Wenke, J. 
(2002). 
Scars. 
North Dakota Quarterly, 
69(2), 
121-130. 
Wenke, J. 
(1987). 
Sut Lovingood's yarns & the politics of performance. 
Studies in American Fiction, 
15(2), 
199-210. 
Wenke, J. 
(1982). 
Melville's Mardi & the Isle of Man. 
American Transcendental Quarterly, 
53, 
25-41. 
Wenke, J. 
(1981). 
Sergeant X, Esme, & the meaning of words. 
Studies in Short Fiction, 
18(3), 
251-259. 
Wenke, J. 
(1980). 
Charity: The measure of morality in "Wandering Rocks." 
Eire-Ireland, 
15(1), 
100-113. 
Wenke, J. 
(1978). 
Shakespeare & Melville: Two moments of truth. 
Melville Society Extracts, 
36, 
7. 

Awards(s)

John Wenke (1997). Distinguished Faculty Award - Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.
John Wenke (1990). Distinguished Faculty Award - Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD.

Presentations

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Other

Wenke, J. (In press). Forward to: Herman Melville's Two Billy Budds, by Stanton Garner.. , Lewiston, NY.
Wenke, J. (2010). The Salinger effect: How the reclusive, skilled writer won the world over.. 
Wenke, J. (2010). The Divine Inert. Connotation Press Online.. 

Creative Works

Wenke, J. (2007). Z-Man and the Christmas Tree. [short story] 
Wenke, J. (1998). The critical list. [short story]
Wenke, J. (1997). Mulekick. [short story]
Wenke, J. (1993). House arrest. [short story]

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