Research Output: School of English Literature

Research from DCU's School of English Literature from September 2023 to January 2024


"‘Another Bizarre Joke’: E.A. Markham’s Honest Ulsterman Poems, 1976-1978", Honest Ulsterman, Ellen Howley

"Illustrating Eliot: Edward McKnight Kauffer and the Ariel Poems", Modernism/modernity, Jack Quin


Book Chapters

"Illustrating Yeats", Oxford Handbook of W.B. Yeats, Oxford University Press, Jack Quin

"To Learn Baseball: A Transatlantic Dialogue on the Astros and the American Ways of Winning", Astros and Asterisks, U of Texas, Michael Hinds and Joseph Rivera

"Controversies of Authentic Adolescent Realism in Isabel Quintero’s Gabi, a Girl in Pieces (2014) and Louise O’Neill’s Asking For It (2015)", in Navigating Children’s Literature through Controversy: Global and Transnational Perspectives, edited by Elżbieta Jamróz-Stolarska, Mateusz Świetlicki, and Agata Zarzycka, Brill, Jennifer Mooney



Marina Carr, GILGAMESH, published by the Gallery Press.

Marina Carr, GIRL ON AN ALTAR, published by Faber & Faber (Second edition for the Abbey run in July/August 2023)

Marina Carr, PORTIA COUGHLAN, published by Faber & Faber in a new edition for the ALMEIDA Theatre run / forthcoming October 2023.


Research Impact/Outreach

Darren Murphy, ‘Low lie the Fields of Peckham Rye: Martin McDonagh and the London Irish’, Irish Times, 18-08-2023


Ellen Howley, College Courses on Taylor Swift on RTÉ Radio One’s Drivetime (14/08/23).  


Ellen Howley, Should we study Taylor Swift in university Literature courses? on Newstalk’s Moncrieff (14/08/23).


Ellen Howley, “Taylor Swift’s songs are full of literary references – so what do they tell us?“, RTE Brainstorm, 2023.


Eugene McNulty, Literature and Mental Health, ‘The Wheatley Weekly’ podcast, August 2023


Ellen Howley, Moderated a Bloomsday event in Waterford with Daniel Mulhall former Irish Ambassador to U.Ss, and author of Ulysses: A Reader's Odyssey


Jack Quin’s monograph - W.B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture (OUP, 2022) - was Highly Commended by the British Association of Irish Studies (BAIS) annual book prize in May of this year: 

Jack Quin’s monograph - W.B. Yeats and the Language of Sculpture (OUP, 2022) - received Honorable Mention in July for the 'Michael J. Durkan Prize for Books on Language and Culture' from the American Conference of Irish Studies (ACIS).