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Timothy Sutton

Assistant Professor, Coordinator MA English
Phone: (239) 590-1464
E-Mail: tsutton@fgcu.edu
Office: RH 229

Education

  • University of Miami PhD (2007)
  • University of Miami MA (2003)
  • DePauw University BA (2001)

Primary Teaching Areas: British literature and culture, modernism, Irish literature, Catholic and Protestant studies, literature of the World Wars, postmodernism

Research focus: modernism, Catholic studies, eugenics and literature

Professor Sutton’s first project, Catholic Modernists, English Nationalists, discusses the influence of Catholic thought on English modernism and examines the work of Catholic converts who shaped the aesthetics and politics of the modernist period. The book connects the recusant Catholics in England to modernist converts. Chapters focus on Gerard Manley Hopkins, Ford Madox Ford, T. S. Eliot, Evelyn Waugh, and Graham Greene.

Dr. Sutton is now working on a project that traces the development of eugenic notions in modernist writers and considers the rise of neo-eugenics and the post-Holocaust novel in Europe.

Publications

Books

  • Catholic Modernists, English Nationalists (University of Delaware Press, 2010)

Chapters

  • “Tory-Papism and Ford’s The Good Soldier” (Forthcoming, Terzieva-Artemis, Rossita ed., Ford Madox Ford’s The Good Soldier [Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2011])

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