Thomas C. Foster
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How to Read Novels like a Professor (title to change), under contract to HarperCollins, in progress.
A Song of Their Own: Contemporary Irish Poetry and the English Lyric Tradition, in progress.
How to Read Literature like a Professor, Quill Books, 2003.
Online Casebook on At Swim-Two-Birds, (as editor and contributor), Dalkey Archive Press/Review of Contemporary Fiction, 2002.
Understanding John Fowles. University of South Carolina Press, 1994.
Seamus Heaney. Twayne's English Author Series, 1989.
Form and Society in Modern Literature. Northern Illinois University Press, 1988.
“Art and Craft: Derek Mahon at the End of the Century,” NUA, forthcoming.
“Enough to Be Going on with: Paul Muldoon’s Recent Sequences,” NUA,
IV: 1&2 (2003).
“Henry Green,” Review of Contemporary Fiction, XX:3, (Fall 2000), 7-41. Accessible online at www.centerforbookculture.org/review.
“In from the Margin: Eavan Boland’s ‘Outside History,’” in Contemporary Irish Women Poets: Some Male Perspectives, ed. Alexander G. Gonzalez (Greenwood Press, 1999).
"The Novel Goes to Pieces," The World and I, June 1991.
"History, Private Consciousness, and Narrative Form in Go Down, Moses," The Centennial Review, XXVIII: 1(1984).
"Joyce's Grammar of Experience," Eire-Ireland, XVII: 4 (1982).
Fiction and Humor
The Professor's Daughter (novel), in progress.
"The Auto-Deconstructed Text: Sheffington's Poetics of Incompleteness" (humor), Hanson's Magazine, 1993.