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Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler

Dr. Elizabeth Skerpan Wheeler kayaking across the river Professor

Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler joined the Department of English in 1983. She served as the Discipline Representative for Rhetoric, Renaissance Society of America, 2015-2017.

 

 

 

 

Contact:

Office Flowers Hall 243                                               
Office Phone 512-245-3727
Email es10@txstate.edu

 

Degrees
Ph.D., English, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., English, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A.B. magna cum laude, English, Miami University

 

Teaching & Research interests   
Political rhetoric History of rhetoric
Visual rhetoric  

 

Courses Commonly Taught
Milton (undergraduate and graduate)
Restoration and Early Eighteenth-Century Literature
Late Eighteenth-Century Literature
Shakespeare

 

Selected Publications
"The Logical Poetics of Paradise Regained.Huntington Library Quarterly 76 (2013): 35-58.
Editor, "Life Writings."  2 vols. The Early Modern Englishwoman:  A Facsimile Library of Essential Works, 1500-1750, Series II:  Printed Writings, 1641-1700:  Part I.  General Editors Betty S. Travitsky and Patrick Cullen.  Aldershot:  Ashgate, 2001.
The Rhetoric of Politics in the English Revolution, 1642-1660.   Columbia, MO.: Univ. of Missouri Press, 1992.
Early Political Prose.”  In A Companion to Milton.  Ed.  Thomas N. Corns.  London:  Blackwell, 2001.  263-78.
"The First 'Royal': Charles I as Celebrity." PMLA 126. 4 (2011): 912-34.
“William Dugard.”  Dictionary of Literary Biography.  Vol. 281.  British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660.  2nd series.  Ed. Edward Malone.  New York:  Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2003.  77-84.
“John Milton.”  Dictionary of Literary Biography.  Vol 281.  British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660.  2nd series.  Ed. Edward Malone.  New York:  Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2003.  188-200.
"Sir Francis Bacon."  Dictionary of Literary Biography.  Vol. 236.  British Rhetoricians and Logicians, 1500-1660.  1st series.  Ed. Edward Malone.  New York:  Bruccoli Clark Layman, 2001.  12-39.