Thomas W. Stanford III | Christendom College


Thomas W. Stanford III

Associate Professor
English Language & Literature

Faith & Reason

Where were you educated?
B.A., The University of Dallas
M.A., The University of Dallas
M.A., The Catholic University of America
Ph.D., The Catholic University of America

What classes do you teach?
Literature of Western Civilization (I-IV)
Foundations of American Literature
Modern British and American Literature
20th Century American Literature
American Novel
British Novel
Literary Criticism
Poetry and Poetics
Modern Catholic Literature

What are your areas of expertise and/or research?
American Literature (especially the literature of the South)

Where have you been published?
“Ernest Miller Hemingway,” entry for the New Catholic Encyclopedia Supplement 2011.

“Membership and Its Privileges: Family and Community in the Novels of Wendell Berry,” Logos 14.2 (Spring 2011): 118-130.

“Huck’s ‘Sound Heart’ in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. Ignatius Critical Editions. Ed. Joseph Pearce. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2009. 367-78.

“Will the Real Monster Please Stand Up?: Creator and Creature in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein,” Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. Ignatius Critical Editions. Ed. Joseph Pearce. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2008. 243-58.

“Dorothy and DuBose Hayward,” Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twentieth Century American Dramatists. Third Series. Vol. 249. Ed. Christopher Wheatley. Detroit: Gale, 2002. 134-47.

Southbound: Interviews with Southern Poets, by Ernest Suarez, with T.W. Stanford III and Amy Verner. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1999.

“This Side of Grace: Allen Tate and the Consolation of Catholicism,” Humanitas 10.2 (1997): 105-111.

“So Red the Rose: The Manifestation of the Southern Ethos,” The University Bookman 33.3 (1993): 13-16.

What kind of professional activities and associations are you active in?
Association of Literary Scholars and Critics, Earhart Fellow, Weaver Fellow

Contact Information:
Dr. Thomas W. Stanford III
134 Christendom Dr.
Front Royal, VA 22630
W: 800. 877-5456 ext. 1324
F: 540.636.1655