William E. Engel
Nick B. Williams Professor of English
B.A., Trinity College; M.A. University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
In addition to a number of encyclopedia entries and chapters in collections, Professor Engel is the author of five books: four on literary history, Mapping Mortality (U of Massachusetts P, 1995), Death and Drama (Oxford UP, 2002), Chiastic Designs (Ashgate, 2009), Early Modern Poetics in Melville and Poe (Ashgate, 2012); and one on teaching and learning, Education & Anarchy (U Press of America, 2001). A life-long fencer and currently the instructor of fencing at Sewanee, Professor Engel has choreographed stage combat and served as dramaturge for regional theater groups. For more details about his teaching interests and publications, please see www.engelwood.net.