Essays in books

‘Foreword’ in Ireland in Focus: Film, Photography and Popular Culture (Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2009), pp. ix-xii

‘“We Irish”: What Stalks through Donoghue’s Irish Criticism’ in Ireland and Transatlantic Poetics, edited by Brian G. Caraher and Robert Mahony (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2007), pp. 78-89

‘Let’s Get Killed: Culture and the Peace in Northern Ireland’ in Irish Postmodernisms and Popular Culture, edited by Wanda Balzano, Anne Mulhall and Moynagh Sullivan (London: Palgrave, 2007), pp. 171-83

‘Literary Historiography: 1890-2000’ in The Cambridge History of Irish Literature, edited by Philip O’Leary and Margaret Kelleher (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), Vol II: 1890-2000, pp. 562-598

‘Belfast in Photographs’ in The Cities of Belfast, edited by Nicholas Allen and Aaron Kelly (Dublin: Four Courts, 2003), pp. 152-167

‘Ireland (Postcolonialism) Scotland’ in Ireland (Ulster) Scotland: Concepts, Contexts, Comparsions, edited by Edna Longley, Eamonn Hughes and Des O’Rawe (Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona, 2003), pp. 244-250

‘A Diseased Propensity: Fetish and Liminality in the Irish “Colonial” Text’ in Irish and Postcolonial Writing, edited by Glenn Hooper and Colin Graham (Palgrave, 2002), pp. 32-48

‘A Warmer Memory: Centrality and Marginality in Irish Criticism’ in Across the Margins, edited by Glenda Norquay and Gerry Smyth (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2002), pp. 31-49

‘Punch Drunk: Post-Colonialism, Theory and Irish Cultural Ephemra’ in Understanding Post-Colonial Identities: Ireland, Africa and the Pacific, edited by Dele Layiwola (Ibadan: Sefer, 2001), pp. 109-121

‘A Glimpse of America’ in Last Before America, edited by Fran Brearton and Eamonn Hughes (Belfast: Blackstaff, 2001), pp. 159-171

‘“…maybe that’s just Blarney”: Irish Culture and the Persistence of Authenticity’ in Ireland and Cultural Theory: The Mechanics of Authenticity, edited by Colin Graham and Richard Kirkland (London: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 7-28

‘Introduction’ (with Richard Kirkland) in Ireland and Cultural Theory: The Mechanics of Authenticity (London: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 1-6

‘Colonial Violence and Imitation: Samuel Ferguson and the Phoenix Park Murders’ in Irish Encounters: Poetry, Politics & Prose, edited by Alan Marshall and Neil Sammells (Bath: Sulis Press, 1998), pp. 5-15

‘A Late Politics of Irish Gothic: Stoker’s Lady of the Shroud’, That Other World: The Supernatural and the Fantastic in Irish Literature and its Contexts, edited by Bruce Stewart (Gerrards Cross: Princess Grace Irish Library/Colin Smythe, 1998), II, pp. 30-39

‘Theory, ‘Post-’ and Nation in Ireland’ in Space and Place: The Geographies of Literature, edited by Glenda Norquay and Gerry Smyth (Liverpool: Liverpool John Moores University Press, 1998), pp. 111-121

‘History, Gender and the Colonial Moment: Castle Rackrent’ in Gender and Nineteenth-Century Ireland, edited by Margaret Kelleher and James Murphy (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1997), pp. 93-103

‘Derek Mahon’s Cultural Marginalia’ in Returning to Ourselves: Second Volume of Papers from the John Hewitt International Summer School, edited by Eve Patten (Lagan Press: Belfast, 1995), pp. 240-248

Anthologised Essays:

‘Postnationalism/Post-Colonialism: Reading Irish Culture’ in Reviewing Ireland: Essays and Interviews from Irish Studies Review, edited by Sarah Briggs, Paul Hyland and Neil Sammells (Bath: Sulis Press, 1998), pp. 234-239

‘Rejoinder’ in Irish Writing in the Twentieth-Century: A Reader, edited by David Pierce (Cork: Cork University Press, 2000), pp. 1107-1112

‘Subalternity and Gender: Problems of Post-Colonial Irishness’ in Theorising Ireland, edited by Claire Connolly (Palgrave, 2003), pp. 150-159

‘”Blame it on Maureen O’Hara”: Ireland and the Trope of Authenticity’ in Cultural Heritages, edited by Laurajane Smith, 4 vols (London: Routledge, 2006), ISBN 100415352428

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