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Recent Staff Publications


The Norse Myths

by Tom Birkett

Reading the Runes in Old English and Old Norse Poetry

by Tom Birkett

Translating Early Medieval Poetry :Transformation, Reception, Interpretation

Edited by Tom Birkett & Kirsty March-Lyons

The Vikings Reimagined: Reception, Recovery, Engagement

Edited by Tom Birkett & Roderick Dale

Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction : Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family book cover 
Irish Literature in Transition Series, edited by Claire Connolly Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction
Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family, by Miranda Corcoran 

Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: 

Populating the Stage

edited by Anne Etienne

Theatre CensorshipFrom Walpole to Wilson

by Anne Etienne

The Second Career of an American Novelist

by Alan Gibbs

Contemporary American Trauma Narratives

by Alan Gibbs

Dickens and Demolition: Literary Afterlives and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Urban Development

by Joanna Hofer-Robinson

Sensation Drama, 1860–1880
An Anthology

edited by by Joanna Hofer-Robinson

The American Lawrence

by Lee M Jenkins

A History of Modernist Poetry

edited by Alex Davis and Lee M Jenkins

Northern Irish Poetry and Domestic Space

by Adam Hanna

A History of Modern Irish Women's Literature

edited by Clíona Ó Gallchoir

Commemoration, by Heather Laird Architectural Space and the Imagination: Houses in Literature and Art from Classical to Contemporary, by Adam Hanna 

Staged Normality in Shakespeare's England

edited by Edel Semple

Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England

edited by Edel Semple












2020 Staff Publications

Dr Miranda Corcoran and Dr Steve Gronert Ellerhoff (eds). Exploring the Horror of Supernatural Fiction
Ray Bradbury’s Elliott Family. Routledge, 2020

Dr Miranda Corcoran, "Bleeding Panels, Leaking Forms: Reading the Abject in Emily Carroll’s Through the Woods (2014)", The Comics Grid: Journal of Comics Scholarship, 10(1), p.5. DOI:

Dr Alan Gibbs, Things happen to you they happen”: Cormac McCarthy, Morality, and Neo-Naturalism', The Cormac McCarthy Journal, 18.1, pp. 56-77

Dr Adam Hanna and Dr Jane Griffiths (eds), Architectural Space and the Imagination: Houses in Literature and Art from Classical to Contemporary. Palgrave, 2020 


Miranda Corcoran, 'Gotta Light?: Intersections of Science and the Supernatural in Twin Peaks' Supernatural Studies Journal 5.2 (2019), p.p. 19-44.

Miranda Corcoran,'“I’ll be in every living thing in the world tonight”: Adolescent Femininity and the Gothic Uncanny in Bradbury’s “The April Witch”' 6 (2019), p.p. 121-141

Miranda Corcoran, "A Short History of Teenage Witches", Horror Homeroom (Feb 2019)

Alex Davis. ‘Collaborator: Ezra Pound, Translation, and Appropriation’, Modernist Cultures, 14.1 (2019), pp. 17-35.

Anne Etienne. ‘“I remember”; “I forget”; “I can’t forget”: Oral History, the Archive and Remembering Corcadorca’s Merchant of Venice.’ Navigating Ireland’s Theatre Archive: Theory, Practice, Performance. Ed. Barry Houlihan. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2019.

Lee M. Jenkins, ‘“another Bloomsbury set’: Lawrence, Life Writing, and London Modernism.’ Journal of D.H. Lawrence Studies 5.2 (2019): 59-75. ISSN 17591066. Peer reviewed.

Lee M. Jenkins, “‘The Raw and the Cooked’: Food and Modernist Poetry.” In Derek Gladwin, ed., Gastro-Modernism: Food, Literature, Culture. Clemson: Clemson University Press, 2019, pp. 185-94. ISSN 9781942954682. Peer reviewed.

Heather Laird, “Decade of Commemoration: Let’s Tell the People’s History.” Liberty Newspaper 18.1 (February 2019), p. 23. ISSN 0791458X [Newspaper Article]

Heather Laird, “What did James Joyce have to say about the Irish Beef Industry?”, RTÉ Brainstorm (August 2019)

Heather Laird, “What are the Roots of the Irish Obsession with Property?” RTÉ Brainstorm (March 2019)

Maureen O'Connor, Special Issue, co-edited and introduction written with Derek Gladwin: ‘Irish Studies and the Environmental Humanities’, Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 40.1 (2018). 39-328.

Maureen O'Connor, ‘“Informed Love”: Human and Non-Human Bodies in Tim Robinson’s Ethical Aesthetic’. Estudios Irlandeses Special Issue, ‘Gender Issues in Contemporary Irish Literature’, 13.2 (October 2018): 19-29.

Maureen O'Connor,‘Irish Studies and the Environmental Humanities’, Guest-Editors’ Introduction, with Derek Gladwin. Canadian Journal of Irish Studies, Special Issue: Environmental Humanities 40.1 (2018): 39-49.

Maureen O'Connor‘Lady Morgan and The Missionary’, in Mutual Regard: An Anthology of Indo-Irish Writings. Ed. Kapil Kapoor, et. al. DK Pintworld, New Delhi, 2018. 601-6.

Edel Semple, 'Transgressive Normality and Normal Transgression in  Sir Thomas More' in Rory Loughnane and Edel Semple (eds).  Staged Normality in Shakespeare's England. Palgrave, 2019.
Edel Semple,  "Shakespeare's world of deaths, corpses and ghosts." RTE Brainstorm  link
Edel Semple,  "The bawdy world of Shakespeare's sex workers." RTE Brainstorm  link

Eibhear Walshe, The Trumpet Shall Sound ( Dublin: Somerville Press, 2019)

Eibhear Walshe,  'Elsewhere' Elizabeth Bowen Review, 2019


Lee M. Jenkins, “Atlantic Triangle: Stevens, Yeats, Eliot.” Wallace Stevens Journal 42.1 (2018): 17-30. ISSN 01487132. Peer reviewed.

Lee M. Jenkins and Melanie Otto, “‘The Ocean in Us’: Irish-Caribbean Connections.” Caribbean Quarterly 64: 3-4 (2018): 377-91. ISSN 00086495.

Lee M. Jenkins and Melanie Otto, eds., Irish Caribbean Connections. Special double issue of Caribbean Quarterly, 64.3-4 (2018): 370-620. ISSN 00086495. Peer reviewed

Lee M. Jenkins, “Lawrence’s Influence on Later Writers.” In Andrew Harrison, ed., D.H. Lawrence in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018, pp. 327-36. ISBN 9781108429399.

Heather Laird, “‘An Ireland as Complex and Various as Possible’: Sean O’Faolain’s Writings on Partition as a Precursor to Peace Process Republicanism.” Boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture 45.1 (February 2018), pp. 111–34. ISSN 01903659 [Peer-Reviewed Journal Article]. 

Heather Laird, “Writing Working-Class Irish Women.”  In Michael Pierse, ed., A Cambridge History of Irish Working-Class Writing.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 122–39. ISBN 9781107149687. Hardback [Book Chapter].

Leanne O'SullivanA Quarter of An Hour, Bloodaxe Books, 2018.

Edel Semple, "'Make you a sword of me': Military masculinity in Coriolanus (2011) and Macbeth (2015)" Literature/Film Quarterly, 46 (2) 2018.

Edel Semple and Ema Vyroubalová, "Shakespeare and Early Modern Europe: A Critical Survey",  Shakespeare, 2018.

Eibhear Walshe,’ Kate O’Brien’.  A History of Modern Irish Women’s Literature. Edited by Heather Ingman and Cliona O’ Gallchoir. ( Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018.)


Miranda Corcoran, Scream! Just where did our fascination with horror come from? RTE Brainstorm (Oct 2017)

Miranda Corcoran, '“Negative Space and Narrative Elision in Twentieth Century Soviet and American Fiction: Towards a Transnational Aesthetic of Paranoid Representation.”' In: Mark Leone and Lee M. Jenkins (eds). Atlantic Crossings: Archaeology, Literature, and Spatial Culture. Leiden: Brill. 

Alex Davis, ‘From Samarkand to Switzerland: Sheila Wingfield’s Demystifying Modernism'’, Cambridge Quarterly, 46.4 (2017), pp. 325-43.

Anne Etienne, ‘(G)hosting Abortion: the Creation of Between Trees and Water.’ Performance Ireland special issue, Gender, Sexuality and the City. Carysfort (2017): 89-106.

Anne Etienne, ‘Slump and Punk in Ray Scannell’s Losing Steam – Envisioning Corcadorca.’ Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage. Eds. Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. Palgrave, 2017. 193-212.

Anne Etienne, ‘Interview with Bríd Ó Gallchoir.’ Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage. Eds. Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. 141-152.

Anne Etienne, ‘Interview with Pat Kinevane.’ Perspectives on Contemporary Irish Theatre: Populating the Stage. Eds. Anne Etienne and Thierry Dubost. 153-164.

Anne Etienne, ‘Topsy-turvying The Merchant of Venice: Shylock as Wesker’s response to the Renaissance Jew.’ Rewriting Shakespeare’s Plays For and By the Contemporary StageEds. Michael Dobson and Estelle Rivier. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars, 2017. 143-160.

Lee M. Jenkins and Mark P. Leone, Atlantic Crossings in the Wake of Frederick Douglass: Archaeology, Literature, and Spatial Culture. Leiden: Brill, 2017. 289pp. ISBN 9789004343481. Hardback. Peer reviewed.

Lee M. Jenkins, “Frederick Douglass and the Transatlantic Classroom.” Introduction to Jenkins and Leone, eds., Atlantic Crossings after Frederick Douglass. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

Lee M. Jenkins, “Postcolonialism and Experimentalism.” In Jahan Ramazani, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Postcolonial Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 153-66.  ISBN 9781107462878. Peer reviewed.

Lee M. Jenkins, “Stevens and his Contemporaries.” In Glen MacLeod, ed., Wallace Stevens in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017, pp. 110-119. ISBN 9781107110496. Peer reviewed.

Maureen O'Connor, ‘Dark Ecology and Black Comedy in Patrick McGinley’s Foggage’ in From Ego to Eco: Mapping Shifts  from Anthropocentrism to Ecocentrism. Eds Sabine Lenore Müller and Tina-Karen Pusse. Brill/Rodopi. December 2017. 185-200.

Maureen O'Connor‘Melancholy Ornaments in the House of Edna O’Brien’s Fiction’, in The Vibrant House: Irish Writing 
and Domestic Space. Eds Rhona Richman Kenneally and Lucy McDiarmid. Four Courts Press, October 2017. 188-209.

Maureen O'Connor,‘“Revolting Scenes of Famine”: Frances Power Cobbe and the Great Hunger,’ in Women and the Great Hunger in Ireland. Eds Christine Kinealy, Jason King, and Ciarán Reilly. Quinnipiac University Press. February, 2017. 161-72.

Maureen O'Connor, ‘Green Fields and Blue Roads: The Melancholy of the Girl Walker in Irish Women’s Fiction’. Critical Survey Special Issue, ‘One Green Field: Walking, Landscape, and Ecocriticism’ 29.1 (Spring 2017): 90-104.

Edel Semple and Ema Vyroubalová, editors. 'Special Issue: European Women in Early Modern English Drama'. Early Modern Literary Studies, 27, 2017.

Edel Semple,  'Looking (at) women in the BBC Pericles' in: Sarah Hatchuel and Nathalie Vienne-Guerrin (eds). Shakespeare on Screen: The Tempest and other romances. Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Eibhear Walshe,  ‘Kate O’Brien and Spain ‘. In  Ireland and Dysfunction: Critical Explorations in Literature and Film Editor: Asier Altuna-García de Salazar (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017) pp 71- 87

2016 Publications

Etienne, Anne, '“Visions don’t work”? The role of Wesker’s theatre and Centre 42 in 1960s’ British culture’. Studies in Theatre and Performance, March 2016, Routledge.

Etienne, Anne, ‘Challenging the Auditorium: Spectatorship(s) in “Off-site” performances.’ Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 4-1 (2016): 74-89. DOI 10.1515/jcde-2016-0007

King, Andrew, Medieval into Renaissance: Essays for Helen Cooper, ed. Andrew King and Matthew Woodcock. D. S. Brewer: Cambridge, 2016. ISBN 978 1 84384 432 7

King, Andrew,'Introduction' (with Matthew Woodcock), in Medieval into Renaissance, edd. King and Woodcock (above, under Book).

King, Andrew,'The Monument of Uncertainty: Sovereign and Literary Authority in Samuel Sheppard's The Faerie King, in Medieval into Renaissance, edd. King and Woodcock

Pilz, Anna and Whitney Standlee (eds), Irish Women's Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016)

Pilz, Anna, ‘“A bad master”: Religion, Jacobitism, and the Politics of Representation in Lady Gregory’s The White Cockade, in Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee (eds), Irish Women’s Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), pp. 137-55. 8,000 words

Pilz, Anna and Whitney Standlee, ‘Introduction’, in Anna Pilz and Whitney Standlee (eds), Irish Women’s Writing, 1878-1922: Advancing the Cause of Liberty (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), pp. 1-16. 6,000 words

2015 Publications

Birkett, Tom, 'Unlocking Runes? Reading Anglo-Saxon Runic Abbreviations in Their Immediate Literary Context', 
'Unlocking Runes? Reading Anglo-Saxon Runic Abbreviations in Their Immediate Literary Context'. Futhark: International Journal of Runic Studies, 5 (2015):91-114.

Etienne, Anne, ‘Reforming Theatre Censorship: the Lord Chamberlain Caught Between the Repressive and the Libertarian Camps’, in British Crusades for Moral Reform and their Ambivalent Politics. Revue Française de Civilisation Britannique, Volume 19/3 (2015): 75-93.

O'Connell, MaryByron and John Murray: A Poet and his Publisher (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2015)

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘“The most haunting bird”: Unbeing and Illegibility in Contemporary Irish Women’s Writing’. Women’s Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 44.7 (September 2015): 940-55.

Semple, Edel, 'Playing the whore: performing and contextualising prostitution in The Three Ladies of London.' online at Performance as Research: The Three Ladies of London in Context. (2015) URL:

Pilz, Anna, ‘Lady Gregory’s The Gaol Gate, Terence MacSwiney, and the Abbey Theatre’, Irish Studies Review, vol. 23, no. 3 (2015), pp. 277-91. 8,700 words

Pilz, Anna and Andrew Tierney, ‘Trees, Big House Culture, and the Irish Literary Revival’, New Hibernia Review, vol. 19, no. 2 (2015), pp. 65-82. 8,600 words


2014 Publications

Birkett, Thomas, 'Chapter 17: Old Norse', in  A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture), ed. by Stuart Lee (Oxford: Wiley/Blackwell, 2014)

Birkett, Tom, 'Runes and Revelatio: Cynewulf’s Signatures Reconsidered'. Review Of English Studies 65/272 (2014): 771-789

Birkett, Tom and Christina Lee (eds), The Vikings in Munster (Languages, Myths and Finds - Volume 3) (Nottingham: University of Nottingham / Mitel Publishing, 2014).

Connolly, Claire, ‘A Bookish History of Irish Romanticism’, in Porscha Fermanis and John O’Regan (eds.), Rethinking British and Irish Historiography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Etienne, Anne and Agathe Torti (eds), Autour de Shylock: Variations Contemporaines. Spec. issue of Coup de théâtre (2014)

Erienne, Anne, ‘Naked Censorship: Stripping the Censors’ Discourse’. LISA e-journal XI/3 (2013). 

Gibbs, Alan, Contemporary American Trauma Narratives (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014)

Jenkins, Lee M. The American Lawrence (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2014)

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘Myth and Metonymy in Irish Women’s Writing: A Consideration of Mary O’Malley’, in Irish Women’s Writing. Ed. Bertrand Cardin and Sylvie Mikowski. Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen. 2014.237-53.

Semple, Edel, 'Edward Webbe’s The rare and most wonderfull things which Edw. Webbe an Englishman borne, hath seene and passed in his troublesome travailes (London, 1590).' online at Reading     East: Irish Sources and Resources (2014) URL:

Walshe, Eibhear, The Diary of Mary Travers (Dublin: Somerville Press, 2014)

2013 Publications

Davis, Alex  '"Quadrupedante, etcetera:" Allusion, Lyricism, and Imperium in Thomas MacGreevy’s "Crón Tráth na nDéithe,"', in The Life and Work of Thomas MacGreevy: A Critical Reappraisal (London: Continuum, 2013).

Jenkins, Lee, 'Water Songs: "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" and Jamaican Poetry', in Caribbean-Irish Connections ed. by Alison Donnell and Evelyn O’Callaghan (Cave Hill, Barbados: University of the West Indies Press, 2013).

Jenkins, Lee M., 'Studies in Classic American Literature and American Studies', D.H. Lawrence Review 37.2 (2013), 44-59.

Laird, Heather, ‘Decentring the Irish Land War: Women, Politics and the Private Sphere’ in Land Questions in Modern Ireland ed. by Fergus Campbell and Tony Varley (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013).

Murphy, Orla, 'Creating Open Knowledge Networks: Innovating Early Career Researchers', in Revaluing the Humanities (Dublin: RIA, 2013).

O'Connor, Maureen,  ‘Animals and the Irish Mouth in Edna O’Brien’s Fiction’, Journal of Ecocriticism—Special Issue: Irish  Ecocriticism 5.2 (September 2013).

O'Connor, Maureen,  ‘Fearful Symmetry: An Emigrant’s Return to Celtic-Tiger Ireland’, in Extended Family: Essays on Irish America ed. by James Silas Rogers (Chester Springs, PA: Dufours Editions, 2013), pp. 237-48.

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘Vegetable Love: The Syncretic Nation in the Writings of Margaret Cousins and Eva Gore-Booth’. Journal of Irish Studies (IASIL Japan) XXVIII (2013): 18-33.

 O'Connor, Maureen, ‘“Dear Dirty Dublin”: Historical and Cultural Contexts for James Joyce’s Fiction’, in Critical Insights: James Joyce. Ed. Al Wachtel. Pasadena, CA: EBSCO/Salem Press, 2013. 21-41.

 O'Connor, Maureen, ‘“Mrkgnao!”: Signifying Animals in the Fiction of James Joyce’, in Critical Insights: James Joyce. Ed. Al Wachtel. Pasadena, CA: EBSCO/Salem Press, 2013. 101-19.

 Ó Gallchoir, Clíona, 'Gender, Modernity and Nation in Joseph O'Connor's Star of the Sea', Irish University Review, 43 (1), 344-362.

Semple, Edel, and Rory Loughnane, eds., Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2013)

Semple, Edel, 'Rethinking Transgression with Shakespeare's Bawds', in Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies) ed. by Rory Loughnane and Edel Semple (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2013).

Walshe, Eibhear, A Different Story: The Writings of Colm Tóibín (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2013).

2012 Publications

Birkett, Thomas, ‘Correcting Bede's Corrector? A Runic Note in the Margins of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge MS 41.’ Notes & Queries 59:4 (2012), 465-470.

Connolly, Claire,  A Cultural History of the Irish Novel, 1790-1829 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Connolly, Claire, 'The National Tale', in The Oxford History of the Irish Book, Volume IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1890, ed. by James H. Murphy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012)

Etienne, Anne, 'Pond Life and Angels: Enda Walsh's Adaptations to Cork', in Drama Reinvented: Theatre Adaptations in Ireland, 1970-2007, ed. by (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2012), pp. 255-267.

Mark Faulkner, '"Like a Virgin:" the reheading of St Edmund and monastic reform in late-tenth-century England', in Heads Will Roll: decapitation in the medieval and early modern imagination (Leiden: Brill, 2012)

Laird, Heather, Daniel Corkery's Cultural Criticism: Selected Writings (Cork:Cork University Press, 2012)

2011 Publications

Allen, Graham,  Intertextuality, 2nd ed. (London and New York: Routledge, 2011).

Allen, Graham, 'The Gift and the Return: Deconstructing Mary Shelley's Lodore' Derrida Today  4 (2011), 44-58.

Davis, Alex, 'Hughes and His Critics,' in The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes ed. by Terry Gifford (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Davis, Alex, ''And this is Kedging in Time: Post/Modernism and the Genre of Elegy', in The Salt Companion to John Matthias, ed. by Joe Francis Doerr (Cambridge: Salt, 2011).

Faulkner, Mark, 'Archaism, Belatedness and Modernization: "Old" English in the Twelfth Century', The Review of English Studies, 2011.

Griffin, Carrie, Graham Allen and Mary O'Connell, eds., Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011)

Jenkins, Lee M., 'Interculturalism', in The Cambridge Companion to British and Irish Women's Poetry, ed. by Jane Dowson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)

Murphy, Orla, 'Intermediality: Experiencing the Virtual Text', in Griffin et al, eds., Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality (London: Pickering and Chatto, 2011).

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘The Smithy of Stephen Dedalus’ Soul: Contexts for Joyce’s Novel’, in Critical Insights: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Ed. Al Wachtel. Pasadena, CA: EBSCO/Salem Press, 2011. 50-65.

Rooney, Kenneth, Mortality and Imagination: the Life of the Dead in Medieval English Literature (Turnhout: Brepols, 2011).

Walshe, Eibhear, Oscar's Shadow: Wilde, Homosexuality and Modern Ireland (Cork: Cork University Press, 2011).

Walshe, Eibhear, ed., Elizabeth Bowen's Selected Irish Writings (Cork: Cork University Press, 2011).

2010 Publications

Davis, Alex, 'Learning to be Brutal: Synge, Decadence, and the Modern Movement', The New Hibernia Review 14 (2010), 33-51.

Gibbs, Alan, '"Listen to him, Mr. Take-Charge:" Gender Politics and Morality in Carl Hiaasen's Crime Novels', in Writing America into the Twenty-First Century, ed. by E. Boyle and A. Evans (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010).

O'Connor, Maureen, The Female and the Species: The Animal in Irish Women's Writing (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010).

O'Connor, Maureen, ed., Back to the Future of Irish Studies: Festschrift for Tadhg Foley (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010).

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘The Mythopoeic Landscape in Edna O’Brien’s Ireland’, in A Blackwell Companion to Irish Literature. Ed. Julia M. Wright. Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 209-23.

O'Connor, Maureen,  ‘“I’m meat for no butcher!”: The Female and the Species in Irish Women’s Writing’, in Irish Women Writers. New Critical Perspectives. Ed.Elke D’hoker, Raphaël Ingelbien, and

O'Connor, Maureen, Hedwig Schall.Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010. 133-49.

O'Connor, Maureen, ‘“Becoming-Animal” in the Novels of Edna O’Brien’, in ‘Out of the Earth’: Ecocritical Readings of Irish Texts. Ed. Christine Cusick. Cork: Cork University Press, 2010. 205-43.

2009 Publications

Jenkins, Lee M.,  'Green and Black and Cork', in The Black and Green Atlantic, ed. by David Lloyd, and Peter O'Neill (London: Macmillan2009)

Laird, Heather, 'The Placing and Politics of Elizabeth Bowen in Contemporary Irish Literary and Cultural Criticism', in Irish Writers in their Time: Elizabeth Bowen, ed. by Eibhear Walshe (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009)

Monahan, Barry,  Ireland's Theatre on Film: Style, Stars and the National Stage on Screen (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009)

Rooney, Kenneth 'Middle English Literature: Excluding Chaucer - The Gawain Poet', The Year's Work in English Studies 88 (2009), 234-240.

Walshe, Eibhear, ed., Elizabeth Bowen: Visions and Revisions (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009)

Walshe, Eibhear, Cissie's Abattoir (Cork: Collins Press, 2009)

Young, Gwenda, '1925: Movies and a Year of Change', in  American Cinema of the 1920s: Themes and Variations (Screen Decades), ed. by Lucy Fischer (New Jersey: Rutgers, 2009).

Young, Gwenda, 'Funny Girls: Early American Screen Comediennes and Ethnicity', in Screening Irish America, ed. by Ruth Barton (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2009).

2008 Publications

Allen, Graham, Mary Shelley (Palgrave, 2008).

Connolly, Claire, 'Ugly Criticism: Edmund Burke and Irish Literature',  Field Day Review 4 (2008), 236-257.

Coughlan, Patricia, and Tina O'Toole, eds.  Irish Literature: Feminist Perspectives (Dublin: Carysfort Press, 2008)

Etienne, Anne, ‘England’s trouble is Ireland’s opportunity: les représentations de Blanco Posnet à l’Abbey Theatre’, Etudes Irlandaises 33/1 (2008): 83-98.

Gibbs, Alan, Henry Roth's Semi-Autobiographical Tetralogy Mercy of a Rude Stream (1994-1998): The Second Career of an American Novelist (Edwin Mellen Press, 2008).

Ó Gallchoir, Clíona, 'Foreign Tyrants and Domestic Tyrants: the Public, the Private, and Eighteenth-Century Irish Women's Writing', in Irish Literature: Feminist Perspectives, ed. by Patricia Coughlan and Tina O'Toole (Dublin: Carysfort Press, 2008)

Walshe, Eibhear, 'A Different story to Tell', in  Facing the Other: Interdisciplinary Studies on Race, Gender and Social Justice in Ireland, ed. by Borbala Farago and Moynagh Sullivan (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).

2007 Publications

Allen, Graham, and Roy Sellars, eds., Figures of Bloom: A Salt Companion to Harold Bloom (Cambridge: Salt Publications, 2007).

Lee M. Jenkins and Alex Davis, eds., The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Allen, Graham, 'Godwin, Fénelon and the Disappearing Teacher', in History of European Ideas, 33 (2007), 9-24.

Coughlan, Patricia, "Rereading Peig Sayers: Women's Autobiography, Social History and Narrative Art', in Feminist Approaches to Irish Texts, ed. by Christine St. Peter and Patricia Boyle Haberstroh (Cork: Cork UP, 2007).

Coughlan, Patricia, 'The whole strange growth: Heaney, Orpheus and the Women', Irish Review Special Issue on "Feminism in Ireland", May 2007.

Davis, Alex, 'Irish Decadence: Synge's Vita Vecchia', Irish Studies Review, 15.2 (2007).

Etienne, Anne, and David Thomas and David Carlton, eds., Theatre Censorship: From Walpole to Wilson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007).

Etienne, Anne, 'Censure Politique ou politique de censure? Les cas de Geneva de Bernard Shaw et de Follow my Leader de Terrence Rattigan en 1938', Revue d'Historire du Theatre (4) 2007, 337-58.

Jenkins, Lee, M., 'Tradition and the Individual Talent of David Dabydeen', in No land, No Mother, ed. by Kampta Karran and Lynne Macedo (Leeds: Peepal Tree Press, 2007).

King, Andrew, 'Well Grounded, Finely Framed and Strongly Trussed Up Together: The 'Medieval' Structure of The Faerie Queene',in Edmund Spenser: New and Renewed Directions, ed. by J.B. Lethbridge: (Fairleigh: Dickinson University Press, 2007)

Murphy, Orla, 'Virtual Archive of Inscribed Stones', in  Visual Literacy in the University, ed. by Jim Elkins (Unknown: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2007).


2006 Publications

Coughlan, Patricia, 'Killing the Bats: Edna O' Brien, Abjection and the Problem of Agency', in Edna O' Brien: A Re-Appraisal, ed. by K. Laing, S. Mooney and M. O' Connor (Dublin: Carysfort Press, 2006).

Etienne, Anne, 'Les non-dits de la scene anglaise (XVIIIe-XXe siècle)', Ethnologie Francaise (2006) XXXVI, 19-26.

Gibbs, Alan, 'Considering Maus: Approaches to Art Spiegelman's Survivor's Tale of the Holocaust'  Comparative American Studies: An International Journal (2006) 4, 108-110.

Ó Gallchoir, Cliona, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Irish National Tale', in Transatlantic Stowe: Harriet Beecher Stowe and European Culture, ed. by Sarah Meer and Denise M. Kohn (Iowa: Iowa University Press, 2006)

Rooney, Ken, 'Tradition and innovation in the Middle English debates of mortality,' in Transmission and transformation in the Middle Ages: Texts and Contexts, ed. by Kathleen Cawsey and Jason Harris (Dublin: Four Courts, 2006), pp.158-74.

Walshe, Eibhear, and Gwenda Young, eds., Molly Keane: Essays in Contemporary Criticism (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2006).

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