Michael Pierse

Dr

  • Room 01.005 - 1 University Square

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - Twentieth and twenty-first century Irish writing (mainly drama and fiction) - British and Irish working-class writing - Community Theatre - Diaspora and migrant writing - Race/ethnicity in contemporary Irish theatre

20062020

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Research Output

2020
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2019

‘Behan’s graveyard of radical possibility: Richard’s Cork Leg and the (Irish-) American Dream’

Pierse, M., 2019, Reading Brendan Behan. McCourt, J. (ed.). Cork University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2018

Back to class: Ireland’s working-class literature

Pierse, M., Jun 2018, The Honest Ulsterman.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

Connecting Civil Rights

Pierse, M., 03 Jul 2018

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Epilogue: Rethinking the Irish Diaspora

Pierse, M. & Devlin-Trew, J., Feb 2018, (Accepted) Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After the Gathering. p. 273 280 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Féile an Phobail - Stair na Féile

Pierse, M., Aug 2018

Research output: Non-textual formExhibition

Féile Voices at 30: Memoirs of West Belfast community festival, Féile an Phobail

Pierse, M. (ed.) & Mac Ionnrachtaigh, F. (ed.), 2018, Orpen Press.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Introduction: Féile, culture and conflict in West Belfast

Pierse, M. & Mac Ionnrachtaigh, F., 2018, Féile Voices at 30: Memoirs of West Belfast community festival, Féile an Phobail. Orpen Press, p. xx-liv

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction: Gathering Tensions

Pierse, M. & Devlin-Trew, J., Feb 2018, (Accepted) Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After the Gathering . Palgrave Macmillan UK, p. 1 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

“Coeval but Out of Kilter”: Diaspora, Modernity and “Authenticity” in Irish Emigrant Worker Writing

Pierse, M., Feb 2018, (Accepted) Rethinking the Irish Diaspora: After the Gathering. Devlin-Trew, J. & Pierse, M. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 247-272

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

A History of Irish Working-Class Writing

Pierse, M. (ed.), 16 Nov 2017, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 462 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

'Are you talking to me?' Michael Pierse examines how the Irish working class have been represented in literature

Pierse, M., 01 Jul 2017, Books Ireland, p. 18-19.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationFeatured article

Introduction: Introduction to A History of Irish Working-Class Writing

Pierse, M., Nov 2017, A History of Irish Working-Class Writing. Pierse, M. (ed.). Cambridge University Press , p. 1-36

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Review: Irish women’s writing 1878-1922: advancing the cause of liberty

Pierse, M., 22 May 2017, In : Irish Studies Review. 25, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

The Cultures of Popular Culture

Jeannerod, D., Pierse, M. & Pagello, F., 09 Oct 2017, 1 ed. DIT, Dublin: CALL: Irish Journal for Culture, Arts, Literature and Language:.

Research output: Book/ReportScholarly edition

Open Access

‘An sinne a bhí sa chónra?’: Writing Death on the Margins in Twentieth-Century Irish Working-Class Writing

Pierse, M., Nov 2017, A History of Irish Working-Class Writing. Cambridge University Press , p. 168 194 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016
Open Access

Stair na Féile: A Crowdsourced History of Féile an Phobail

Pierse, M. & MacIonnrachtaigh, F., 2016

Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

Stair na Féile - Féile History

Pierse, M., 04 Aug 2016

Research output: Other contribution

2015

‘Cock-a-Doodle Dandy: O’Casey’s total theatre’

Pierse, M., 2015, Beyond Realism: Experimental and Unconventional Irish Drama Since the Revival. FitzPatrick Dean, J. & Lanters, J. (eds.). New York and Amsterdam: Rodolpi, p. 45-62

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2014
1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

From Yeatsian nightmares to Tallafornian dreams: Reflections on classism and culture in "classless" Ireland

Pierse, M., 25 Aug 2013, Locked Out: A Century of Irish Working-Class Life. Convery, D. (ed.). Irish Academic Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

G8 Optics and Oracles in Fermanagh and Belfast

Pierse, M., 19 Jun 2013, In : Irish Left Review online edition. 1, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

It all started at the Five Lamps: Seán O’Casey and the Docklands

Pierse, M., Apr 2013, (Accepted) Old Yarn Theology: North Wall Stories - Weaving a New Image of Mystery.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Keep calm and don't mention class Popular culture and the crisis of neoliberalism

Pierse, M., 01 Nov 2013, In : Irish Left Review. 1, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Labour and literature one hundred years after the Lockout: Towards an archive of Irish working-class experience

Pierse, M., 2013, In : The Irish Review. 47, Winter, p. 44-62

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

2012

Dermot Bolger, The Ballymun Trilogy

Pierse, M., 2012, In : Irish University Review. 42

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2011

The Demonization of the Working Class: Reflections on Owen Jones and the Irish Experience

Pierse, M., 15 Sep 2011, Irish Left Review Online.

Research output: Other contribution

‘Inventing 1916: Literature of the Easter Rebellion’

Pierse, M., Oct 2011, In : History Ireland. 19, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

Moira J. Maguire’s Precarious Childhood in Post-Independence Ireland

Pierse, M., 2010, In : Irish University Review. 40

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Writing Ireland’s Working Class: Dublin after O’Casey

Pierse, M., 14 Dec 2010, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 360 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

‘Reconsidering Dermot Bolger’s Grotesquery: Class and Sexuality in The Journey Home’

Pierse, M., 06 Dec 2010, In : Irish University Review. 40, 2, p. 86-106 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

‘The Shadow of Seán: O’Casey, commitment and writing Dublin’s working class’

Pierse, M., 2010, In : Saothar. 35, p. 69-86 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2007

‘Postcolonial and Postmodern Tensions in Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds’

Pierse, M., 2007, New Voices in Irish Literary Criticism: Ireland in Theory. New York: Edwin Mellen Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2006

Brendan Behan, Cannibalism and Incarceration in The Quare Fellow

Pierse, M., 08 Jul 2006, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper