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Dr. Nikolai Endres

Dr. Nikolai Endres
- Professor


World Literature; British Literature; Mythology; 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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