Prof. Emer Nolan (Maynooth University): 'Women of the second wave: nationalism in Irish feminism'
Emer Nolan is Professor of English at Maynooth University. She was educated at University College Dublin and the University of Cambridge. Her main teaching and research interests lie in the fields of Irish writing (especially fiction), modernism, and literary/cultural theory. In addition to a wide range of essays and reviews, her publications include the influential study of Joyce and Irish nationalism from 1995, James Joyce and Nationalism (Routledge). She is also the author of Catholic Emancipations: Irish Fiction from Thomas Moore to James Joyce (Syracuse University Press, 2007), which received an Honorable Mention for the Robert Rhodes Prize for Books on Literature (awarded by the American Conference for Irish Studies), as well as the editor in 2008 of a Field Day edition of Thomas Moore's 1824 satirical history of Ireland, Memoirs of Captain Rock. Her new book, Five Irish Women: The Second Republic, 1960–2016, was published by Manchester University Press in 2019.
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