Dr. Thomas Foster

Dr. Thomas Foster


Campus Phone: (810) 762-3497

E-mail: tfos@umflint.edu


Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1981

M.A. Michigan State University, 1977

B.A. Dartmouth College, 1974

Specializations/Areas of Interest

Twentieth Century British and American Literature

Irish Literature

The Novel

Publications/Current Research

Novel Possibilities: Further Adventures in the Art of Reading, in progress.

A Song of Their Own: Contemporary Irish Poetry and the English Lyric Tradition, in progress.
How to Read Literature Like a Professor, 2003.
Online Casebook on At Swim-Two-Birds, editor and contributor, 2002. 

Understanding John Fowles, 1994.

Seamus Heaney, 1989.

Form and Society in Modern Literature, 1988.

Courses I Teach

Eng. 202 Intro to Fiction

Eng. 203 Intro to Drama

Eng. 204 Literature of Greece and Rome

Eng. 318 Topics in Irish Literature

Eng. 333 Modern British Literature

Eng. 334 Postmodern British Literature

Eng. 353 American Poetry in the Modernist Tradition

Eng. 383 Modern Novel

Twentieth-century English Novel