Dr. Catherine Smith

Biography

Catherine Smith is a member of the School of English, UCC, where she lectures on feminist literary theory and on historical fiction set in Ancient Rome. Her doctoral research was on nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first century Irish historical novels by women writers. 

Publications

  • “‘A Nice Little Covey of Love Birds’: Animal Imagery and Female Representation in George Moore’s  A Drama in Muslin.”  George Moore: Artistic Visions and Literary Worlds.  Ed. Mary Pierse.  Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2006: 197-205.  ISBN 13: 978184718029
  •  “Irish Confessional Discourse in Kate O’Brien’s The Ante-Room”.Essays in Irish Literary Criticism: Themes of Gender, Sexuality, and Corporeality.  Eds. Deirdre Quinn and Sharon Tighe-Mooney.  Ceredigion: Edwin Mellen, 2009.  ISBN 13: 978-0-7734-4830-8   
  • “‘Words! Words! Words!’: Interrogations of Language and History in Emily Lawless’s With Essex in IrelandIrish Women Writers: New Critical Perspectives.  Eds. Elke D’hoker, Raphael Ingelbien and Hedwig Schwall.  Oxford: Peter Lang, 2011:187-206.  ISBN 13: 978-3-0343-0249-4

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Dr Catherine Smith

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Backward Glances 2011 Conference

University College Cork, Western Road, Cork

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