Texas Tech University

Wendell Aycock

Professor, Retired 2014

Office: 208
Email:wendell.aycock@ttu.edu
Web:http://www.faculty.english.ttu.edu/aycock




Co-Edited Collections

  • Climate and Literature: Reflections of Environment. Co-Editor with Janet Pérez.  Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No.25.  Lubbock: Texas Tech UP, 1995. 134 pp.
  • The Literature of Emigration and Exile. Co-Editor with James Whitlark.  Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No. 23.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1992. 186 pp.
  • The Body and the Text. Co-Editor with Bruce Clarke.  Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No. 22.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1990.  221 pp.
  • The Spanish Civil War in Literature. Co-Editor with Janet Perez.  Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No. 21.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1990.  178 pp.
  • Literature and Anthropology. Co-Editor with Philip Dennis.  Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No. 20.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1989.  227 pp.
  • Film and Literature:  A Comparative Approach to Adaptation. Co-Editor with Michael Schoenecke.   Studies in Comparative Literature at Texas Tech University, No. 19.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1988.  192 pp.
  • Myths and Realities of Contemporary French Theater. Co-Editor with Patricia Hopkins.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1985. 174 pp.
  • Calderon de la Barca at the Tercentenary:  Comparative Views. Co-Editor with Sydney Cravens.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1982.  195 pp.
  • Classical Mythology in 20th-Century Thought and Literature. Co-editor with Theodore M. Klein.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1980.  235 pp.
  • Ibero-American Letters in a Comparative Perspective. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1978.  190 pp.
  • Ethnic Literature Since 1776:  The Many Voices of America. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1978.  Two Parts.  641 pp.
  • Albert Camus' Literary Milieu: Arid Lands. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1976.  205 pp.
  • Joseph Conrad:  Theory and World Fiction. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1974.  199 pp.
  • William Faulkner:  Prevailing Verities and World Literature. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1973. 166 pp.
  • Modern American Fiction:  Insights and Foreign Lights. Co-editor with W. T. Zyla.   Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1972.  140 pp.
  • Franz Kafka:  His Place in World Literature. Associate Editor. Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1971. 174 pp.

Articles

  • “Tomás Rivera.  . . . Y no se lo tragó la tierra / And the Earth Did Not Devour Him.”  Literatura Mexicana 8.2 (1997): 837-340.
  • “Subversion of the First Holy Communion in Contemporary Hispanic Fiction.” With Paula Allen. Confluencia 13.1 (1997): 204-218.
  • “Shakespeare en las obras de Manuel Gutiérrez Nájera,” in Yolanda Bache Cortés, et al., eds. Memoria Coloquio International Manuel Gueiérrez Nájera y la Cultura de su Tiempo. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, 1996.
  • “Julio Cortázar ‘End of the Game (Final del juego).'” Reference Guide to Short Fiction. Ed. Noelle Watson. New York: St. James Press, 1994.
  • “Night Scenes in Don Quixote.”  Romance Language Annual 2 (1991): 323-26.
  • “Pushkin and the Don Juan Tradition.”  The Contexts of Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin.  Ed. Peter I. Barta and Ulrich Goebel.  Studies in Slavic Languages and Literature 1.  Lewiston, New York:  The Edwin Mellen Press, 1988.
  • “The Texas Tech Tenure Controversy.”  Symposium:  The Journal of the Texas Faculty Association  2 (1986): 10. 
  • “Shakespeare in the Works of the Young Gutierrez Najera.”  Comparative Literature Studies  20 (1983): 418-34.
  • “The American Short Story Into Film, Once Again.”  Studies in Short Fiction 18 (1981): 324-26.
  • “Don Juan Through Ukrainian Eyes.”  The Ukrainian Review 29 (1981): 81-88.
  • “Lesja Ukrajinka and the Don Juan Legend.”  Lesja Ukrajinka:  Symposium.  Philadelphia:  Permanent Conference on Ukrainian Studies at Harvard Ukrainina Research Institute, 1980.

Translations (book length)

  • A Phonetic Description of the Ukrainian Language, by Ivan Zilyns'kyj.  Trans. and Rev. by Wolodymyr T. Zyla and Wendell M. Aycock.  Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Monograph Series.  Cambridge:  Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, 1979.

Poetry

  • “Los buses de Panama--ruidos.”  Latitude 30” 18' 6 (1986):  90.
  • “The Buses of Panama--Sounds."  Tradeswinds, U.S. Embassy Newsletter in Panama, April 1982: 8. 
  • “Hypen-Nation.”  MELUS 7.5 (1980): 2.

Poetry Reprints

  • “The Buses of Panama—Sounds.”
    • Rpt. in The Sunday Republic, Panama, 9 May 1982: 6. 
    • Rpt. in Latitude 30” 18' 6 (1986): 89.
  • “Hypen-Nation.”
    • Reprinted on program cover of Conference on Ethnic American Women, May 1-3, 1981, University of Southern California.

Poetry Translations

  • “The Witch Doctor.”  Trans. of “La Bruja” by Julia Regales de Wolfschoon.  Latitude 30” 18' 6 (1986): 88.

Reviews

  • Rev. of On Cervantes:  Essays for L.A. Murillo, ed. James A. Parr.  Hispania 76 (1993):  79-80.
  • Rev. of Short Story Theory at a Crossroads, ed. Susan Lohafer and Jo Ellyn Clarey; Re-reading the Short Story, ed. Clare Hanson.  Modern Fiction Studies  37 (1991):  337-38.

Awards

Research

  • Award by the Sociedad Nacional Honoraria Hispánica Sigma Delta Pi, Socio Honorario, December 6, 2007.
  • Faculty Development Leave, Texas Tech University, Awarded Spring 1997 for Fall 1997
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on Don Quixote, Arizona State University, June 19-July 28, 1989
  • Fulbright Grant to Lecture on American Literature, University of Cordoba, Argentina, April-June, 1988
  • Grant for the Twentieth Annual Comparative Literature Symposium, awarded by the Lubbock Cultural Affairs Council of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, 1987
  • ILAS-Mellon Research Fellowship, Benson Latin American Library of the University of Texas at Austin, July 18-August 7, 1983
  • Special Research Grant from Texas Tech University and Mychajlo and Anastazia Pyrsky for work on A Phonetic Description of the Ukrainian Language (in cooperation with Wolodymyr T. Zyla), 1979.

Teaching

  • Teaching Academy, Member
  • Award by the Turkish Government to Teach Latin American Literature and Politics, Department of Political Sciences, Middle East Technical University, July 12-August 20, 1993
  • Award by the Universidad International de Andalucia to Teach in the Course “Procesos Migratorios en Europa y América Latina: Una Prespectiva Comparada,” July 10-14, 1995
  • Award by Texas Tech to teach abroad in the Seville Center, Seville, Spain, Spring 2004.
  • Fulbright Grant to Lecture on American Literature, University of Panama, 1981-1982

Service

  • CEA—The Joe Thomas Award for Distinguished Service to the College English Association, April 3, 2003, Richmond, Virginia.
  • College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate Adviser Award, 1986-1987

Bibliographic Indexes

  • Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication, New Series, VI.  New Haven, CT.: Shoe String Press, 2004.
  • Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication, New Series, V.  New Haven, CT.: Shoe String Press, 2002.
  • Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication, New Series, IV.  New Haven, CT.: Shoe String Press, 1999.
  • Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication, New Series, III.  North Haven, CT.: Shoe String Press, 1997.
  • Twentieth-Century Short Story Explication, New Series, II.  North Haven, CT.: Shoe String Press, 1995.

Bibliographic Essays

  • “Bibliography.”  Studies in Short Fiction 31 (1994):  535-91.
  • “Bibliography.”  Studies in Short Fiction 30 (1993):  433-87.

Edited Collections

  • The Teller and the Tale:  Aspects of the Short Story.  Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1982.  152 pp.
  • Shakespeare's Art from a Comparative Perspective.  Proc. of the Comparative Literature Symposium.  Lubbock:  Texas Tech UP, 1980.  197 pp.
Film and Literature A Comparative Approach to Adaptation
20th Century Short Story Explication
20th Century Short Story Explication
The Body and the Text

Calderon dele Barca at the Tecentenary
Classical Mythology in 20th Century Thought and Perspective
Climate and Literature
Ethnic Literatures Since 1776

Ibero American Letters in a Comparative Perspective
Joseph Conrad - Theory and World Fiction
Literature and Anthropology
Emigration and Exile

Myths and Realities of Contemporary French Theater
The Teller and the Tale-Aspects of Short Story
The Spanish Civil War Literature
William Faulkner-Prevailing Verities and World Literature