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William Ruleman

Professor of English

wruleman@tnwesleyan.edu (423) 746-5269

William Ruleman

Dr. William Ruleman, Professor of English, joined the department in 1994. Since then, he has taught a wide variety of courses, his most favorite areas of interest being creative writing and 19th- and 20th-century British poetry. Dr. Ruleman’s poems and translations have appeared in numerous journals in the U.S. and abroad. His books include two collections of his own poems (A Palpable Presence and Sacred and Profane Loves, both from Feather Books), as well as translations of poems from Rilke’s Neue Gedichte (WillHall Books, 2003), of Stefan Zweig’s fiction in Vienna Spring: Early Novellas and Stories (Ariadne Press, 2010), of prose and poems by Zweig in A Girl and the Weather (Cedar Springs Books, 2014), and of poems by the German Romantics in Verse for the Journey: Poems on the Wandering Life (also from Cedar Springs Books).