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Faculty and Staff - Nikolai Endres

Dr. Nikolai Endres

Dr. Nikolai Endres


Office:  Cherry Hall 133A
Phone:  270-745-5718


World Literature

British Literature


Gay and Lesbian Literature

Literary Criticism (graduate)

International Cinema

London in Literature

Writing Across the Disciplines


Nikolai Endres received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 2000. As professor at Western Kentucky University, he teaches Great Books, British literature, classics, mythology, critical theory, film, and gay and lesbian studies. He has published on Plato, Ovid, Petronius, Gustave Flaubert, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde, E. M. Forster, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Mary Renault, Gore Vidal, and others. He is currently on sabbatical and writing a literary biography of American novelist Patricia Nell Warren, author of the famous gay novel The Front Runner. His next projects are pornographic representations of canonical gay texts and a queer reading of the myth and music of Richard Wagner.

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