Barry Maine

Dr. Barry Maine

Professor of English


Office: C205 Tribble Hall

Phone: (336) 758-5380



PhD University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

MA University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

BA University Virginia

Areas of Interest


American Novel

Literature and Other Arts

Courses Taught at Wake Forest

ENG 170 Introduction to American Literature

ENG 175 Studies in American Literature

ENG 300 American Fictions Abroad

ENG 363 Studies in Modernism: Art and Modern Memory

ENG 373 Literature and Film

ENG 782 20th-Century American Historical Fiction

ENG 382 20th-Century American Fiction

ENG 380 19th-Century American Fiction

FYS – Art Collection at Reynolda House

Selected Publications

Dos Passos: The Critical Heritage. Routledge. 1988

“Picture and Text: Venetian Interiors by Henry James and John Singer Sargent,” Henry James Review, 23 (May 2002), 136-156..

“Erich Auerbach’s Mimesis and Nelson Goodman’s Ways of Worldmaking: A Nominal(ist) Revision.” Poetics Today, 1999.

“Portraits and Privacy: Henry Adams and John Singer Sargent,” in Henry Adams and the Need to Know (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2004), 177-205.

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