Essays on the Fiction of Colum McCann
Edited By Susan Cahill and Eóin Flannery
Notes on Contributors
Susan Cahill is an Assistant Professor in the School of Canadian Irish Studies, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Her research interests include Irish children’s literature and contemporary Irish literature, par- ticularly women’s writing. Her monograph, Irish Literature in the Celtic Tiger Years: Gender, Bodies, Memory, has just been published. She has recently co-edited, with Claire Bracken, a collection of essays on Booker prize winning author, Anne Enright. She has also published on historical children’s literature, gender and the body in contemporary Irish fiction, and fairytale cinema. Her current research focuses on the literary culture of the Irish girl in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. Eóin Flannery is Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Literature in the Department of English and Modern Languages at Oxford Brookes University. His publications include: Colum McCann and the Aesthetics of Redemption (2011); Ireland and Postcolonial Studies: Theory, Discourse, Utopia (2009); Versions of Ireland: Empire, Modernity and Resistance in Irish Culture (2006). He is currently writing a book entitled: ‘Listening Deeply’: Ecology, Postcolonialism and Social Justice in Irish Cultural History; completing a study of the work of the novelist, dramatist, and short story writer, Eugene McCabe; and editing a special number of The Journal of Ecocriticism on ‘Ireland and Ecocriticism’. Anne Fogarty is Professor of James Joyce Studies at University College Dublin, Director of the UCD James Joyce Research Centre, and Head of the UCD School of English, Drama and Film. She was President of the International James Joyce Foundation from 2008–2012. She has been Director of...
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