Prof Emer Nolan


On Sabbatical Leave Academic Year 2016-17

Iontas Building
(01) 7083808


Emer Nolan 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), as well as the editor in 2008 of a new Field Day edition of Thomas Moore's satirical history of Ireland from 1824, Memoirs of Captain Rock.

Research Interests

Irish Studies, Modernism, Nineteenth-century Irish Fiction, Twentieth-century Irish Women's Writing


  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1991 University of Cambridge PhD
1986 University College Dublin BA First Class
1987 University College Dublin MA First Class