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Associate Professor of English


  • Ph.D. English Literature, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1989
  • M.Phil. English Literature, Graduate Center, City University of New York, 1987
  • M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, The New School for Social Research, 1984
  • Graduate Studies Theater, Southern Illinois University, 1970
  • B.A. Speech/English, David Lipscomb University, 1969

Teaching Specialties

  • Shakespeare
  • Classical Studies
  • Religious Studies
  • Modern Novel
  • Modern Drama

Courses Taught

  • Shakespeare
  • Introduction to British Novel
  • Introduction to Poetry
  • Introduction to Literature I
  • The Impulse Toward Religion

Research Interests

  • Medieval Dramatic Continuity: "Euripidean Tragedy: Eugene O' Neil's Desire Under the Elms"
  • An Einsteinium View of Art: Virginia's Woolf's 'Mark On The Wall"
  • "Metatheatricality in Shakespeare's Plays"
  • "God's Favorite Metaphor: The 'J' Writer"
  • We shew You This in game and play' : Serious Game in the Medieval Drama"
  • "The Solipsistic Teaching Style"; Magill's Encyclopedia of Biography; Magill's Encyclopedia of Film; Magill's Encyclopedia of Shakespeare
  • Current Project:
    Book on Shakespeare's Othello - Othello's Inarticulate Passion.


  • NEH Grant for Post-Doctoral Study: Columbia University
  • NEH Seminar Grant: James Madison University
  • Burlington Teaching Award for Arkansas State University

Wayne Narey

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2625


Building: HSS
Room: 4058