Bonnie K. Lyons, Ph.D.

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Phone: (210) 458-5350
Fax: (210) 458-5366
Office: MB 2.456


Nineteenth-and twentieth-century American literature, twentieth-century British and continental literature, modern drama, the English novel.


Bonnie Lyons, Professor of English, received her B.A. from Newcomb College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Tulane University. She has taught at Newcomb College and Boston University and as a Fulbright professor in Greece, Italy, Spain and Israel. Her primary teaching interests are 19th and 20th century American literature and 20th century literature. She has published a book about Henry Roth, co-authored a book of interviews with fiction writers, two poetry chapbooks and a full-length volume of poems. She has published articles and interviews in many journals, including The Paris Review and Contemporary Literature. She is currently working on a second book of literary interviews.



Recent Courses


  • Introduction to Literature
  • Literary Criticism and Analysis
  • Modern Drama


  • Topics in Literary Genres: Drama
  • Topics in Literary Genres: Fiction
  • Twentieth-Century British and American Literature I

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