About the Project Leader

Dr Liam Harte, University of Manchester
Dr Liam Harte, University of Manchester

I am a literary scholar with research interests in modern and contemporary Irish fiction and autobiography, as well as in the history and culture of the Irish diaspora. Born and raised in the West of Ireland, I hold a degree in English and History from the National University of Ireland, Galway and a PhD in English Literature from Trinity College Dublin. I am now Senior Lecturer in Irish and Modern Literature at the University of Manchester, and Director of Undergraduate Education for my School.

Books

contemporary irish novelReading the Contemporary Irish Novel 1987-2007 (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2014). By Liam Harte. 263pp. Series: Reading the Novel.

 

The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725-2001 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)The Literature of the Irish in Britain: Autobiography and Memoir, 1725–2001 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). By Liam Harte. 301pp.

 

modern irish autobiographyModern Irish Autobiography: Self, Nation and Society (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Edited by Liam Harte. 260pp.

 

ireland beyond boundariesIreland Beyond Boundaries: Mapping Irish Studies in the Twenty-First Century (London: Pluto Press, 2007). Edited by Liam Harte and Yvonne Whelan. 274pp.

 

 

ireland space text time

Ireland: Space, Text, Time (Dublin: Liffey Press, 2005). Edited by Liam Harte, Patrick Crotty and Yvonne Whelan. 247pp.

 

contemporary irish fictionContemporary Irish Fiction: Themes, Tropes, Theories (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 2000). Edited by Liam Harte and Michael Parker. 271pp.

 

ireland since 1690Ireland Since 1690: A Concise History (Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1999). By Liam Harte, Roy Douglas and Jim O’Hara. 247pp.

 

drawing conclusionsDrawing Conclusions: A Cartoon History of Anglo-Irish Relations, 1798-1998 (Belfast: Blackstaff Press, 1998). By Liam Harte, Roy Douglas and Jim O’Hara. 350pp.

Migration, Creativity and Cultural Identity