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Brian Gastle

English Department

Brian Gastle


Phone: 828-227-3922
Office Address: Coulter 410

Brian Gastle specializes in Medieval British literature, especially mercantile and business rhetoric in medieval texts, and he also teaches professional writing, research methods, and liberal studies courses. He has co-edited the MLA Approaches to Teaching the Poetry of John Gower, Gower in Context(s): Scribal, Linguistic, Literary and Socio-historical Readings, and the forthcoming Routledge Research Companion to the Poetry of John Gower. At WCU, he has served as Department Head in English, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, and Provost Fellow. Web Site:


  • Ph.D., University of Delaware, Medieval Literature, Professional Writing
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