Thomas Rand

(Professor)

Professor, Literature, English Studies Department

503-838-8258 | randt@wou.edu
BELL 301

Personal Website

At WOU since

09/16/1989

Hobbies

Reading, Fishing,Sailing

Office Hours

MonTuesWedsThursFri
11-12:30 2-3:30  
All office hours are by phone. Additional by appointment.

Course schedule

Fall 2020
CRNCourseTitleTimesLocation
11144 LIT101 TPCS: JOURNEYS TO SELFHOOD - ONLINE CRS
11541 LIT301 SHAKESPEARE W 1200-1350 ONLINE CRS

Education

B.A. 1979, Seattle Pacific University M.A. 1981, Washington State University Ph.D. 1986, Washington State University

Teaching focus

Survey of Western Literature, Survey of British Literature, Shakespeare, British Novel, Literary Criticism

Current research

I am currently working on linkages between British Romantic poets and Virginia Woolf's To the Lighthouse.

Publications and Presentations

Selected Publications: "'What did the Rascal Mean by his Aeschylus?': Abraham Adams, Don Quixote, and the Bible." American Notes and Queries, 25.4 (2012): 212-215. "'Exit Pursued by a Bear' and the Day of the Lord." Notes and Queries, 58.2 (June 2011): 268-70. "Emma and Twelfth Night." Persuasions: The Journal of the Jane Austen Society of North America, 30 (2008): 181-86. "'Time's Eunuch' Reconsidered." The Hopkins Quarterly, 32.1 (Winter 2005): 3-7. "'The Summoner's Tale' and Proverbs 21:14." ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, 17.2 (Spring 2004): 18-20.  "Maleldil and Reader Response in C. S. Lewis's Out of the Silent Planet."  Mythlore 36.1 (Winter 2017): 167-173.

Professional memberships

Jane Austen Society of North America




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