Sinead Sturgeon
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    Irish writing and culture from the late eighteenth-century to contemporary writing; pre-Famine Irish poetry and history; the development of the short story; the Gothic; the intersections of law and literature; biography.

    Research Statement

    My research and teaching interests are in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Irish writing and culture, especially the Gothic, Romanticism, and the intersections of law and literature. Recent publications have focused on the work of the poet and translator James Clarence Mangan.


    Undergraduate Teaching: Identifying, Developing and Applying Your Skills (Stage 1); Irish Literature (Stage 2); Irish Gothic (Stage 3 and MA).

    PhD Supervision

    Areas of interest: nineteenth-century Irish writing and culture; Irish women's writing; the short story; the Gothic.


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    PhD projects

    I welcome PhD applications in the field of nineteenth-century Irish writing in English, particularly: Gothic literature, Irish Romanticism, James Clarence Mangan, and the development of the short story.

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