Dr. Thomas Foster
Campus Phone: (810) 762-3497
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
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