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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in the fields of: - American Poetry, in particular Wallace Stevens, Elizabeth Bishop and the Middle Generation - American Fiction (19th, 20th, 21st centuries) - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Transcendentalism - Addiction and Literature - Literature and Suicide - Literature and Theology, Literature and Philosophy

19982020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

Elizabeth Bishop's Work of Fire

McGowan, P., 31 Mar 2020, In : Mosaic. 53, 1, p. 1-17 17 p., 1.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

'John Berryman's Last Prayers'

McGowan, P., 02 Mar 2020, In : Literature and Theology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

This Side of Paradise

McGowan, P., 28 May 2020, 2 ed. Oxford: Oxford UP. 324 p. (Oxford World's Classics)

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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2018

The Bestseller and the Blockbuster Mentality

McGowan, P., 31 May 2018, American Literature in Transition, 1970-80. Curnutt, K. (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 210-225 16 p. (American Literature in Transition).

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

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2016

Deep Lane

McGowan, P., 01 May 2016, In : The Yellow Nib. 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Why Las Vegas is the ultimate American city

McGowan, P., 22 Feb 2016, The Conversation 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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2015

Anne Sexton's Transformations

McGowan, P., 01 Apr 2015, Anne Sexton. Bloom, H. (ed.). 1 ed. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, p. 70-84 15 p. (Blooms Modern Critical Views).

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

2014

'Last Vegas?'

McGowan, P., 22 Nov 2014, In : IJAS Online. 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reading Elizabeth Bishop's "Artifact of [Words]"

McGowan, P., 15 Nov 2014, Maintaining a Place: Conditions of Metaphor in Modern American Literature. Literature Essays and Poems in honour of Ron Callan. Stuart, M., Sweeney, F. & Dillane, F. (eds.). Dublin: UCD Press, p. 130 14 p. 8

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

2013

AA and the Redeployment of Temperance Literature

McGowan, P., Mar 2013, In : Journal of American Studies. 48, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Berryman, Sexton and the Possibilities of Poetic Language

McGowan, P., Dec 2013, In : English: The Journal of the English Association. 62, 239, p. 380-404 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, The Nature of Language by Scott Knickerbocker (review)

McGowan, P., Jan 2013, In : Modernism/Modernity. 20, 1, p. 161-163 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Exile and The City: F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Lost Decade"

McGowan, P., 2013, In : The F. Scott Fitzgerald Review. 11, p. 54-79 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

'Producing Neverland: Imploding the Past in Sin City'

McGowan, P., Oct 2013, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2012

Innocence & Loss in William Maxwell's They Came Like Swallows & The Folded Leaf

McGowan, P., Feb 2012, p. 1-1. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Innocence & Loss in William Maxwell's They Came Like Swallows and The Folded Leaf’

McGowan, P., Jul 2012, ‘Forever Young?’ The Changing Images of America. Matterson, S. & Coleman, P. (eds.). Universitätsverlag Göttingen

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

2010

'The American Carnival of The Great Gatsby'

McGowan, P., Apr 2010, The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald (New Edition) (Bloom's Modern Critical Interpretations). Bloom, H. (ed.). Chelsea House Publishers, p. 145-157 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

'The Games Bond Plays'

McGowan, P., Sep 2010, James Bond in World and Popular Culture: The Films Are Not Enough. Weiner, R., Lynn Whitfield, B. & Becker, J. (eds.). Cambridge Scholars Press, p. 379-391 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

'Thirteen Ways of Looking at RS Thomas'

McGowan, P., Sep 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2007

After Thirty Falls: New Essays on John Berryman

McGowan, P. & Coleman, P., Jun 2007, Rodopi. 290 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

'Algren and Carnival in 1930s America'

McGowan, P., 2007, Nelson Algren: New Essays. Ward, R. (ed.). Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, p. 56-82 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

'Reading Fitzgerald Reading Keats'

McGowan, P., Jul 2007, Twenty-First-Century Readings of Tender is The Night. Blazek, W. & Rattray, L. (eds.). Liverpool University Press/University of Chicago Press, p. 204-220 17 p.

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

2006

Berryman and The Writing of Silence

McGowan, P., Oct 2006, After Thirty Falls: New Essays and Perspectives on John Berryman. Coleman, P. & McGowan, P. (eds.). Rodopi, p. 150-72 23 p.

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

'The American Carnival of The Great Gatsby'

McGowan, P., Mar 2006, In : Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate. 15 (1-3), p. 143-158 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004

Anne Sexton and Middle Generation Poetry: The Geography of Grief

McGowan, P., Sep 2004, Praeger. 147 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2003

'Carnivals'

McGowan, P., 2003, Encyclopedia of Recreation and Leisure in America. Cross, G. (ed.). Scribner's, p. 145-149 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2001

American Carnival: Seeing and Reading American Culture

McGowan, P., Jul 2001, Greenwood. 167 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

‘All My Pretty Ones’

McGowan, P., May 2001, Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. Haralson, E. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn, p. 658-659 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘Anne Sexton’

McGowan, P., May 2001, Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. Haralson, E. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn, p. 656-658 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘John Berryman: The Dream Songs’

McGowan, P., May 2001, Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. Haralson, E. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn, p. 66-67 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

‘The Writing of Blackness in Saul Bellow’s The Victim’

McGowan, P., Dec 2001, In : The Saul Bellow Journal. 2000/2001, p. 74-103 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2000

‘Drinking to Anonymity: Berryman, Sexton, Carver’

McGowan, P., Apr 2000, A Babel of Bottles: Drink, Drinkers & Drinking Places in Literature. Nicholls, J. & Owen, S. (eds.). Sheffield Academic Press, p. 181-203 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1999

The Sun Also Rises

McGowan, P., Oct 1999, The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Schellinger, P. (ed.). Fitzroy Dearborn, p. 1300-1301 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1998

‘Uncovering the Female Voice in Anne Sexton’

McGowan, P., Sep 1998, In : Revista Canaria de Estudios Ingleses. 37, p. 125-141 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle