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Seamus O'Malley

Seamus
O'Malley

Assistant Professor of English

Ph.D. in English, CUNY Graduate Center, 2011
M.A. in English, Hunter College, 2005
B.A. in English, New York University, 1998

Seamus O’Malley is an Assistant Professor of English at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University. His book Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative was published by Oxford University Press in 2015. He has also published on W.B. Yeats, Ford Madox Ford, Rebecca West, Robert Louis Stevenson, Frank McGuinness, Edmund Wilson, D.H. Lawrence, and Alan Moore, and co-edited the volume Ford Madox Ford and America (Rodopi, 2012). He is the co-editor of a research companion to Ford for Routledge (2019), the co-editor A Place Inside Yourself: The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell (University of Mississippi Press, 2019), and is currently writing a book on populism in Irish literature. He is book review editor for Last Post: A Literary Journal from the Ford Madox Ford Society.

Dr. O'Malley teaches and researches twentieth-century British and Irish literature. 

Drs. Kenneth Chelst, Bertram Schreiber and Fred Zwas Book Grant, 2019-20

Drs. Kenneth Chelst, Bertram Schreiber and Fred Zwas Book Grant, 2018-19

Bertha Kressel Research Scholarship advisor, 2018

Dean Karen Bacon Faculty Award, 2016

Honorable Mention, The Bruce Harkness Young Conrad Scholar Award, 2011

The Publication Subvention Award for Distinguished Dissertations, CUNY Graduate Center, 2011

The Alumni and Doctoral Faculty Prize for the Most Distinguished Dissertation of the Year, CUNY Graduate Center, 2011

Books:

  • Making History New: Modernism and Historical Narrative.  Oxford University Press, 2015 
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  • Co-editor, with Sara Haslam, Ford Madox Ford and America, Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2012 
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  • The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford. Volume of essays, co-edited with Sara Haslam and Laura Colombino.  Routledge, 2019 
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  • A Place Inside Yourself: The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell. Volume of essays, co-edited with Tahneer Oksman. University of Mississippi Press, 2019 
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Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • “‘The Final Aim is the Flower’: Wild and Domestic Nature in Sons and Lovers.” D.H. Lawrence Review, 2015.
  • “Listening for Class in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End.” Modernism/Modernity, Fall 2014.
  • “The Conjuring-Tricks of Capital: Fetishes and Finance Capital in R.L. Stevenson’s ‘The Beach of Falesá’.” English Literature in Transition, 57.1 (January) 2014.
  • “‘The Critic Who Does Not Exist’: Edmund Wilson as Novelist in the 1920s.” Textual Practice, 2014.
  • “Amnesia and Recovery of the Great War in Modern Irish Drama.” New Hibernia Review, 16.4 (Winter) 2012, pp. 1-17.
  • “Belief and Unbelief: Nationalist Doubt in W.B. Yeats’s The Celtic Twilight.” Irish University Review, 39.1 (Spring/Summer) 2009, pp. 15-31.

 

Book Chapters:

  • The Good Soldier, Dora, and the Spas of Europe.” Ford and Alterity. Isabelle Brasme, ed. Montpellier: Presses Universitaires de la Méditerranée, 2019 (forthcoming).
  • “‘Everyone looks through peepholes’: Voyeurism in The Voyeurs.” A Place Inside Yourself: The Comics of Julie Doucet and Gabrielle Bell. Tahneer Oksman and Seamus O’Malley, eds. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 2019.
  • “Ford Madox Ford and History.” The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox Ford. Sara Haslam, Laura Colombino and Seamus O’Malley, eds. London: Routledge, 2019.
  • “The People of On Another Man’s Wound.” Modern Ireland and Revolution: Ernie O’Malley in Context. Cormac O’Malley, ed. Kildare, Ireland: Irish Academic Press, 2016, pp. 141-158.
  • “Ford Madox Ford and Modernism.” Ford Madox Ford: An Introduction. Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes, eds. London: Ashgate, 2015.
  • “How Much Mud Does a Man Need? Land and Liquidity in Parade’s End.” Ford Madox Ford, Modernism and the First World War. Rob Hawkes and Ashley Chantler, eds. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2014.
  • “Nostalgia and its Discontents: Ford Madox Ford’s The Fifth Queen.” The Edwardian Ford Madox Ford. John Coyle, ed. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013.
  • “America’s Ford: Glenway Wescott, Katherine Anne Porter, and Knopf’s Parade’s End.” Ford Madox Ford and America. Sara Haslam and Seamus O’Malley, eds. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2012, pp. 97-108.
  • “Speculative History, Speculative Fiction: Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell’s From Hell.” Graphic History: Essays on Graphic Novels and/as History. Rick Iadonisi, ed. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2012.
  • "Ford Madox Ford and Modernism.” Ford Madox Ford: An Introduction. Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes, eds. London: Ashgate, 2012.
  • “The Ferociously Odd, Mutually Beneficial Editorial Relationship of Ford Madox Ford and Wyndham Lewis.” Ford Madox Ford, Modernist Magazines, and Editing. Jason Harding, ed. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2010, pp. 89-98.
  • The Return of the Soldier and Parade’s End: Ford’s Reworking of West’s Pastoral.” Ford Madox Ford’s Literary Contacts. Paul Skinner, ed. Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2007, pp. 155-164.
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Fall 2019

Freshman Honors Seminar     

Ways of Reading                   

Survey of British Literature III         

 

 

Spring 2019

Composition and Rhetoric     

Introduction to Fiction (Narratology)

Literature of the First World War      

 

 

Fall 2018

Composition and Rhetoric     

Survey of British Literature III

Honors Seminar: Modernism 

 

 

Spring 2018

Composition and Rhetoric     

Virginia Woolf  

Graphic Novels          

 

 

Fall 2017

Freshman Honors Seminar     

Abroad: British Travel Literature

Modern Fiction: Aesthetics and the Self