Emeritus Faculty

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John Vance taught at Park Hall from 1979 to 2010.  His teaching interests included Shakespeare, the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, Modern Drama, and Nineteenth-Century Horror Literature.  He published books on Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, William Wycherley, and the Warton Brothers.  His articles included pieces on Johnson, Boswell, Swift, the Wartons, Dryden, Garrick, Restoration Drama, and Milton.  His other interests included local theater--as an actor, director, producer, and playwright.  He is now devoting his creative energies to fiction, with twelve novels published or forthcoming.  Website: www.authorjohnvance.com