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Dr Conor Carville – University of Reading

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Dr Conor Carville

Dr Conor Carville
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Associate Professor
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I am convenor for our BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. I am also convenor and Department Director of Academic Tutoring for Part 1 of our undergraduate degree. To see my teaching profile, please see Conor Carville Teaching and Supervision

 My research focuses on Irish writing since 1800, particularly Yeats, Joyce and Beckett. I also work on modern British Irish and American poetry. More details of my research can be found at Conor Carville Research

I am a trustee of the Beckett International Foundation.      

Major Publications:ell-carville-res

The Ends of Ireland: Criticism, History, Subjectivity (Manchester University Press, 2011).

Harm's Way (Dedalus Press, 2013) (Poetry)

For details of my other publications please see Conor Carville Publications

In 1996 I received the Patrick Kavanagh Award for poetry.

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