Helen Conrad O'Briain
Visiting Research Fellow, English

Biography

Born: Wheeling West Virginia, September 24, 1952 Married: Dr. Padraig S. O'Briain One daughter

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Phyllis McGinley and the Liberal Heart in, editor(s)Dawe, Gerald, Darryl Jones, and Nora Pelizzari , Beautiful Strangers: Ireland and the world of the 1950's, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2013, pp131 - 146, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Book Chapter, 2013

Conrad-O'Briain, Helen, Providence and Intertextuality: LeFanu, M. R. James, and Dorothy Sayers' "The Nine Tailors", The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies , 9, 2011 Journal Article, 2011 URL

Fleta, Robert E. Bjork , The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Helen Conrad-O'Briain and Julie Anne Stevens, The Ghost Story from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century: A Ghostly Genre, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2010, 288pp Book, 2010

Commentary, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Canon of Scripture, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Planctus, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

"The gates of hell shall not prevail against it": Laudian Ecclesia and Victorian culture wars in the ghost stories of M. R. James in, editor(s)Helen Conrad-O'Briain and Julie Anne Stevens , The Ghost Story from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century: A Ghostly Genre, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2010, pp47-60 , [Helen Conrad-O'Briain] Book Chapter, 2010

Fili, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Cormac's Chapel, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Diocese of Elmham, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Extra Ecclesia Nulla Salus, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Latin Epic in the Middle Ages, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Brehon Laws, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Knitting, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Connacht, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Topos, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Ui Neill, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Anthology, Robert E. Bjork , The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Columba, Robert E. Bjork , The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Imitatio, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Didactic Poetry, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

O'Connor Dynasty, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

John Comyn of Dublin, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Sedulius Scottus, Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Biblical Epic, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Bridget of Kildare, Robert E. Bjork , The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Transubstantiation, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Copernicus, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Statutes of Kilkenny, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Western Sea Zone in the Early Middle Ages, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Aetas Virgiliana, Horatiana, and Ovidiana, Robert E. Bjork, The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Kilkenny (city), The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2010, [Helen Conrad O'Briain] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2010

Conrad-O'Briain, Helen, Trinity incunabula TT.c.11: a home Virgil from the first age of printing, Long Room: Ireland's Journal for the History of the Book, (52-53), 2008, p49 - 57 Journal Article, 2008

Chaucer, technology and the rise of science fiction in English in, editor(s)Philip Coleman , On Literature and Science: Essays, Reflections, Provocations, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2007, pp27 - 42, [Helen Conrad-O'Briain] Book Chapter, 2007

Some Reflections on Sir Orfeo's Mirrour of Polity in, editor(s)Anne Marie D'Arcy and Alan J. Fletcher , Studies in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Texts in Honour of John Scattergood, Dublin, 2005, pp76 - 90, [Helen Conrad-O'Briain] Book Chapter, 2005

Research Expertise

Description

Edited with Gerard Hynes: Tolkien: The Forest and the City (papers from the 2012 Trinity Conference of the same name: Four Courts forth-coming) Works in Revision: Place and the Distortion of Time in Lucy' Boston's 'Greenknowe' Grammar and Gardens: Georgics IV, lines 125-148 and Trinity Incunabula C.tt.9 'Psalm text reminiscences in Beowulf: Implications' with Dr. Laura Cleaver: Sing to the Lord a New Song: Latin Psalm Manuscripts in Trinity College Dublin Library and the Chester Beatty Library (Four Courts Press - forthcoming) Work in Progress: '"Ipsi sibi sunt lex" Beowulf and Ripheus, Servius and Dante' (with Jane Carroll) 'Benary-Isbert's The Wicked Enchantment': the Gothic for Children'

Recognition

Memberships

Life Member International Society of Anglo-SAxonists 1997