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Biographical essay about Karl P. Wentersdorf, a professor in the English department at Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) from 1956 to 1987 written by former student Jack Selzer. The essay discusses Wentersdorf's early life, his career as an English professor, and his activities upon retirement. It reflects on the impact Wentersdorf and his teaching had on his students.
Xavier University (Cincinnati Ohio), Karl P. Wentersdorf, Mermaid Tavern, English literature
Selzer, Jack, "Was He Xavier’s Greatest Professor?" (2020). Publications on Xavier University History. 19.