William Shullenberger

BA, Yale University. MA, PhD, University of Massachusetts. Special interests in Milton, 17th-century English literature, English Romanticism, African literature, theology and poetics, and psychoanalytic criticism. Author of Lady in the Labyrinth: Milton’s ‘Comus’ as Initiation; co-author with Bonnie Shullenberger of Africa Time: Two Scholars’ Seasons in Uganda; essays published in Milton Studies, Renaissance Drama, and other journals and collections. Senior Fulbright lecturer at Makerere University, Uganda, 1992-1994; director of NEH Summer Seminars on the classical and the modern epic, 1996 and 1999. SLC, 1982–

Courses taught in Literature

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Epic Vision and Tradition from the Odyssey to Walcott’s Omeros
  • 17th-Century English Literature: Tradition and Transformation
2012-2013
  • First-Year Studies: Mythology in Literature
  • Milton, Blake, and the Bible
  • Odyssey/Hamlet/Ulysses
2011-2012
  • Conscience of the Nations: Classics of African Literature
  • Epic: From Gilgamesh to Paradise Lost
  • Slavery: A Literary History
  • The Poetry of Earth: Imagination and Environment in English Renaissance Poetry

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