(p. xv) List of Contributors
(p. xv) List of Contributors
Shane Alcobia-Murphy is Senior Lecturer at the University of Aberdeen. He is the author of Governing the Tongue in Northern Ireland (2005) and Sympathetic Ink: Intertextual Relations in Northern Irish Poetry (2006). He has edited a number of collections of essays, including The Poetry of Medbh McGuckian (2010).
Jonathan Allison is Associate Professor of English at the University of Kentucky and was formerly director of the W. B. Yeats Summer School. His edition of Letters of Louis MacNeice was published by Faber in 2010.
Fran Brearton is Reader in English at Queen's University Belfast. She is the author of The Great War in Irish Poetry (2000) and Reading Michael Longley (2006). She recently co-edited (with Edna Longley) Incorrigibly Plural: Louis MacNeice and his Legacy (2012).
Matthew Campbell teaches modern literature at the University of York. He has published on Romantic, Victorian, and contemporary poetry from Britain as well as Ireland, and is the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Contemporary Irish Poetry (2003) and The Voice of the People: Writing the European Folk Revival, 1761–1914 (2012).
Heather Clark is the author of The Ulster Renaissance: Poetry in Belfast 1962–1972 (2006), which won the Donald Murphy Prize and the Robert Rhodes Prize from the American Conference for Irish Studies, and The Grief of Influence: Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes (2011). She is Professor of Literature at Marlboro College in Vermont.
Catriona Clutterbuck lectures in the School of English, Drama, and Film at University College Dublin. Her research interests centre on contemporary Irish poetry and gender in Irish writing. She has published essays on Derek Mahon, Eavan Boland, Thomas Kinsella, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Medbh McGuckian, Brian Friel, Anne Devlin, Lady Gregory, and Charles J. Kickham, as well as on the critical and cultural contexts of Irish poetry.
Neil Corcoran is Emeritus Professor at the University of Liverpool, where he was King Alfred Professor of English Literature until 2010. He previously taught at the universities of Sheffield, Swansea, and St Andrews. His publications include studies of Seamus Heaney and Elizabeth Bowen and, most recently, Shakespeare and the Modern Poet (2010).
Gerald Dawe is Associate Professor and Fellow of Trinity College Dublin. His collections of poetry include Lake Geneva (2003), Points West (2008), and Selected Poems (p. xvi) (2012). His other publications include The Proper Word: Collected Criticism (2007) and the anthology, Earth Voices Whispering: Irish Poetry of War 1914–1945 (2008).
Eric Falci is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. His monograph, Continuity and Change in Irish Poetry, 1966–2010, will be published by Cambridge University Press.
Leontia Flynn is research fellow in the Seamus Heaney Centre for Poetry, Queen's University Belfast. Her most recent collection, Profit & Loss (2011), was shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize, and her study of Medbh McGuckian's poetry will be published by Irish Academic Press in 2012.
Kit Fryatt is a Lecturer in English at Mater Dei Institute of Education, a college of Dublin City University, where with colleagues she coordinates the activities of the Irish Centre for Poetry Studies.
Miriam Gamble is Lecturer in English at The University of Edinburgh. Her first collection, The Squirrels Are Dead (2010), won a Somerset Maugham Award in 2011; she has also received the Eric Gregory Award, the Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary Award, and the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize.
Alan Gillis is Lecturer in English at the University of Edinburgh, and editor of Edinburgh Review. He has published three collections of poems with the Gallery Press: Somebody, Somewhere (2004), Hawks and Doves (2007), and Here Comes the Night (2010). He has been shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award, the T. S. Eliot Prize, and has won The Rupert and Eithne Strong Award for best first collection in Ireland. As a critic he is author of Irish Poetry of the 1930s (2005), and has co-edited Critical Ireland (2001) and The Edinburgh Guide to Studying English Literature (2010).
John Goodby is a Senior Lecturer in English at Swansea University. He is the co-editor of the Angel Exhaust special issue on avant-garde Irish poetry (1999) and author of Irish Poetry since 1950: From Stillness into History (2000). He is currently editing a new, centenary edition of the collected poems of Dylan Thomas for publication in 2014. His own recent poetry includes the collection Illennium (2010) and a contribution to The Forward Book of Best Poems of the Decade (2011).
Warwick Gould FRSL is Professor of English Literature at the University of London, where he is Director of the Institute of English Studies in the School of Advanced Study. He has been editor of Yeats Annual since 1983 and has co-edited The Secret Rose, Stories by W. B. Yeats: A Variorum Edition (1981), Modernist Writers and the Marketplace (1996), The Collected Letters of W. B. Yeats, volume II (1997), Writing the Lives of Writers (1998), and Yeats's Mythologies (2005).
Jim Haughey teaches English at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina. He is the author of The First World War in Irish Poetry (2002), and has published essays on (p. xvii) Francis Ledwidge, James Joyce, William Trevor, Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, and Christina Reid.
Hugh Haughton was born in Cork and is Professor in the Department of English and Related Literatures, York. He is the author of The Poetry of Derek Mahon (2007) and co-editor (with Valerie Eliot) of the first two volumes of The Letters of T. S. Eliot (2009).
Rui Carvalho Homem is Professor of English at the University of Oporto, Portugal. He is the author of Shakespeare and the Drama of Alterity (in Portuguese; 2003) and Poetry and Translation in Northern Ireland: Dislocations in Contemporary Writing (2009). He has published extensively on Irish poetry, early modern English drama, and word-and-image studies. He also works as a literary translator.
Dillon Johnston is the founder and former director of the Wake Forest University Press, the major publisher of Irish poetry in North America. He is the author of Irish Poetry After Joyce (1985; rev. 1997), Poetic Economies of England & Ireland, 1912–2000 (2001), and essays on British and Irish literature. With Guinn Batten he is co-author of the Irish poetry section of the Cambridge History of Irish Literature (2006). He teaches at Washington University in St Louis.
Maria Johnston is Christopher Tower Lecturer in Poetry in the English Language at Christ Church College, Oxford. She is a regular reviewer of contemporary poetry and has recently co-edited with Philip Coleman Reading Pearse Hutchinson (2011).
Damien Keane is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research broadly deals with the sociological relations of sound technologies, printed matter, and institutional formations, and he is nearing completion of a manuscript entitled Ireland and the Problem of Information.
Elmer Kennedy-Andrews is Professor of English Literature at the University of Ulster, Coleraine. His books include The Poetry of Seamus Heaney: All the Realms of Whisper (1988), The Art of Brian Friel (1995), The Poetry of Seamus Heaney: A Reader's Guide to Essential Criticism (2000), Fiction and the Northern Ireland Troubles: (De-)Constructing the North (2003), and Writing Home: Poetry and Place in Northern Ireland 1968–2008 (2008). He has edited and contributed to critical collections on Seamus Heaney (1992), Contemporary Irish Poetry (1992), The Poetry of Derek Mahon (2002), Irish Fiction Since the 1960s (2006), Paul Muldoon (2006), and Ciaran Carson (2009). He is currently working on a study of Northern Irish Poets and America, and a book on The Jew in Irish Literature.
Richard Kirkland is Professor of Irish Literature in the Department of English, King's College London. He has published extensively on twentieth-century Irish culture.
Edward Larrissy is Head of School and Chair in Poetry in the School of English, Queen's University Belfast. He was educated at Oxford, and has taught previously at (p. xviii) Warwick, Keele, and Leeds. His special interests are in the poetry of Britain and Ireland in the Romantic and modern periods, and in the relationship between the Romantic period and the twentieth century. His books include Reading Twentieth-Century Poetry: The Language of Gender and Objects (1990), Yeats the Poet: The Measures of Difference (1994), Blake and Modern Literature (2006), and The Blind and Blindness in Literature of the Romantic Period (2007). He is also the editor of, among other things, W. B. Yeats: The Major Works (2001) in the Oxford World's Classics series. He is a Member of the Royal Irish Academy.
Edna Longley is Professor Emerita at Queen's University Belfast. Her books include The Living Stream: Literature and Revisionism in Ireland (1994), Poetry & Posterity (2000), and Edward Thomas: The Annotated Collected Poems (2008).
John McAuliffe has published three collections of poems with the Gallery Press: A Better Life (2002), Next Door (2007), and Of All Places (2011). He is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and Modern Literature at the University of Manchester, where he is also co-director of the Centre for New Writing.
Gail McConnell completed a doctorate at Queen's University Belfast in 2010 and currently teaches part-time in the School of English. Her research examines how theology shapes subjectivity, language, and poetic form in modern British and Irish poetry.
Peter McDonald is Christopher Tower Student and Tutor in Poetry in the English Language at Christ Church, Oxford. His books include Mistaken Identities: Poetry and Northern Ireland (1997), Serious Poetry: Form and Authority from Yeats to Hill (2002), The Collected Poems of Louis MacNeice (2007), and Sound Intentions: The Workings of Rhyme in Nineteenth-Century Poetry (2012). He has published five volumes of poetry, as well as his Collected Poems (2012). He is currently editing a three-volume edition of The Complete Poems of W. B. Yeats for the Longman Annotated Poets series.
Peter Mackay is originally from the Isle of Lewis. He completed a PhD on the poetry of Seamus Heaney and William Wordsworth at Trinity College Dublin, has lectured at Trinity on Scottish Literature, and has worked as a Research Fellow at Queen's University Belfast. His monograph Sorley MacLean was published by RIISS in 2010; he has also co-edited Modern Irish and Scottish Poetry (2011), and has published a pamphlet of poems, From Another Island (2010). He currently works as a Broadcast Journalist for BBC Alba.
Steven Matthews is Professor of English at Oxford Brookes University. He is the author of several books, including Irish Poetry: Politics, History, Negotiation: The Evolving Debate, 1969 to the Present (1997); Yeats as Precursor (2000); and Les Murray (2001). He has edited the Contexts series of monographs for Arnold, a series to which he has contributed the volume on Modernism (2004). He is also currently editor of the Sourcebooks series for Palgrave, for which his volume on Modernism appeared in 2008. His T. S. Eliot and Early Modern Literature will appear from Oxford University Press in 2012. A volume of poetry, Skying, is due from Waterloo Press, also in 2012.
Michael O’Neill is a Professor of English at Durham University. Recent publications include, as editor, The Cambridge History of English Poetry (2010).
Aodán Mac Póilin was born in Belfast in 1948, where he lives in an Irish-speaking community. He is director of ULTACH Trust, a cross-community Irish language organization and has published translations of poetry and prose from Irish, and articles on literature, cultural and linguistic politics, language planning, and broadcasting. He is co-editor of Styles of Belonging: The Cultural Identities of Ulster (1992) and Ruined Page: New Selected Poems of Padraic Fiacc (1994), and editor of The Irish Language in Northern Ireland (1997). He is currently working on a bilingual anthology of Gaelic prose.
Justin Quinn is Associate Professor at both the University of Western Bohemia and the Charles University. His most recent critical book is the Cambridge Introduction to Modern Irish Poetry (2008). He also translates poetry from the Czech (above all Petr Borkovec and Bohuslav Reynek). At present he is working on a book about transnational poetry.
Jahan Ramazani is Edgar F. Shannon Professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is the author of Yeats and the Poetry of Death (1990), Poetry of Mourning: The Modern Elegy from Hardy to Heaney (1994), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and The Hybrid Muse: Postcolonial Poetry in English (2001). He also wrote A Transnational Poetics (2009), winner of the Harry Levin Prize of the ACLA. He co-edited the most recent editions of The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry (2003) and The Twentieth Century and After in The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2006, 2012).
John Redmond is a Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing at the University of Liverpool. He has written two books of poems, a poetry writing handbook, and has recently edited the Selected Poems of James Liddy (2011). His critical study of twentieth-century British poetry, Poetry and Privacy, will be published by Seren in 2012.
Stephen Regan is Professor of English at Durham University. His publications include The Politics of Pleasure: Aesthetics and Cultural Theory (1992), Philip Larkin: The New Casebook (1997), The Eagleton Reader (1998), The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader (2001), and Irish Writing 1789–1939: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English (2004). He has written essays on the work of modern Irish poets, including W. B. Yeats, Louis MacNeice, and Seamus Heaney, and has edited George Moore's Esther Waters for Oxford World's Classics (2012).
Susan Schreibman is The Long Room Hub Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin. Dr Schreibman is the Founding Editor of the web-based projects The Thomas MacGreevy Archive and Irish Resources in the Humanities. Her publications include Collected Poems of Thomas MacGreevy: An Annotated Edition (1991), A Companion to Digital Literary Studies (2008), and A Companion to Digital Humanities (2004). She is currently working on a biography of Thomas MacGreevy.
Paul Simpson is a Professor of English Language in the School of English at Queen's University Belfast. He is best known for his books and articles in stylistics and critical linguistics, and his publications in this area include Language, Ideology and Point of View (1993), Language through Literature (1996), and Stylistics (2004), all published by Routledge. He is the co-editor of Language, Discourse and Literature (2007) and has edited the PALA journal Language and Literature (2003–9). On the Discourse of Satire was published by Benjamins in 2003, while his co-authored textbook Language and Power appeared in 2009. He is currently developing a monograph on the pragmatics of verbal humour.
Tom Walker is the Ussher Lecturer in Irish Writing at Trinity College Dublin. He has published articles on several aspects of the work of Louis MacNeice and is currently completing a monograph on the poet's relationship with the Irish poetry of his time.
David Wheatley is Senior Lecturer at the University of Hull. He is the author of four collections of poetry with Gallery Press, and for many years edited the poetry journal Metre with Justin Quinn. He has edited the poetry of James Clarence Mangan, also for Gallery Press (2003), and Samuel Beckett's Selected Poems for Faber and Faber (2009), and reviews regularly for The Guardian, TLS, LRB, and other journals. His poetry has been awarded several prizes, including the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature and the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize, and features in the Penguin Book of Irish Poetry (2010).