Wallis Sanborn, III, PhD
Assistant Professor of English


  • PhD, English - Texas Tech University
Contact Information:
Office: Main Building, Room 227-B
Phone: 210-431-5571
Email: wsanborn@ollusa.edu


The American Novel of War: A Critical Analysis and Classification System
. McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina. Ms. 450+ pp.  Published 2012.


 Animals in the Fiction of Cormac McCarthy.  McFarland & Co., Inc., Publishers, Jefferson, North Carolina. Ms. 250+ pp. Published 2006.


"Blood Meridian as the American Novel of War." ‘They rode on,’ the Blood Meridian Casebook. Ed. Richard Wallach. To be published 2013; pagination to be determined.


 “Wolves as Metaphor in The Crossing.” Gale Group’s Contemporary Literary Criticism 295 (Oct. 2010): 250-59.


 Rev. of Timothy Parrish, From the Civil War to the Apocalypse: Postmodern History and American Fiction. The Cormac McCarthy Journal 7.1 (2009): 36-39.


 “Animals and Death in The  Gardener’s Son, The Stonemason, ‘Bounty,’ and ‘The Waters.”  Bloom’s  Modern Critical Views: Cormac McCarthy, New Edition. Ed. and Intro. Harold Bloom. New York: Bloom’s Literary Criticism/Infobase, 2009. 171-82.


 Rev. of Conrado Espinoza, Under the Texas Sun. Texas Books in Review 27.4 (Winter 2007-2008): 9+.


 Rev. of Harold Burton Meyers, The Death at Awahi.  Southwestern American Literature 33.1    (2007): 99-101.


 “’I Aint Heard One in Years’: Wolves as Metaphor in The Crossing.” Cormac McCarthy Journal 3.1 (2003):  25-37.


Rev. of Lee Martin, Quakertown.  Iron Horse Literary Review 3.2 (2002): 129-31.


 “Caged.” Elysium 1.1 (1996-1997): 9.


 “To Love Such.” Elysium 1.1 (1996-1997): 37.


 “You Know.” The Caprock Sun 2.1 (1995): 13.


“Forgive.” The Caprock Sun 1.7 (1994):  17.


 “Boxing Story.” The Caprock Sun 1.4 (1994): 21.


 “Animal.” The Caprock Sun 1.1 (1994): 31.


 “Fading.” The Caprock Sun 1.1 (1994): 31. 


 “In Spite of.” Harbinger 5.1 (1994): 24. 


 “The Boy and the Ploughshare.” Cameron’s New Poets Anthology. Ed. Kathleen R. Bayley.


Flagstaff: Cameron Publishing Co., 1989. 283-4.


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