Tom Fox

Thomas C. Fox

Professor of German
German Program Director; Undergraduate Advisor (for student last names A-R);


  • PhD, Yale University
  • BA, Wesleyan University


Dr. Fox's research interests include 19th and 20th century literature, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, women writers, East German literature, and Holocaust studies.  

Selected Publications



 A Companion to Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, ed., with Barbara Fischer.  Rochester and Woodbridge/Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2005. Paperback, 2010.


Stated Memory:  East Germany and the Holocaust.  Rochester and Woodbridge/Suffolk:  Boydell & Brewer, 1999.


Border Crossings.  An Introduction to East German Prose.  Ann Arbor:  University of Michigan Press, 1993.


Entzauberung der Welt.  Deutsche Literatur 1300-1500, ed., with James F. Poag.  Tübingen:  Francke, 1989.


Louise von François and Die letzte Reckenburgerin.  A Feminist Reading.  New York University Ottendorfer Series.  NY:  Lang, 1988.



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