Jarlath Killeen
Associate Professor in Victorian English, English

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

"Picking Grandmamma's Pockets." in, editor(s)Keith O'Sullivan and Pádraic Whyte , Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp107 - 124, [Jarlath Killeen and Marion Durnin] Book Chapter, 2017

'Oscar Wilde in the Fourth Dimension: Ghosts, Geometry and the Victorian Crisis of Meaning' in, editor(s)Scott Brewster and Luke Thurston , The Routledge Handbook to the Ghost Story, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, pp49 - 58, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2017

'Forgetting Le Fanu?' in, editor(s)Jarlath Killeen and Valeria Cavalli , "Inspiring a Mysterious Terror" 200 Years of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2016, pp1 - 28, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2016

'Tod Slaughter' in, editor(s)Elizabeth McCarthy and Bernice M. Murphy , Lost Souls of Horror and the Gothic: Fifty-Four Neglected Authors, Actors, Artists and Others, Jefferson, North Carolina, McFarland and Company, 2016, pp200 - 203, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2016

Jarlath Killeen and Valeria Cavalli, "Inspiring a Mysterious Terror": 200 Years of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2016, 1 - 230pp Book, 2016

"Dracula", , Andrew Hadfield, Oxford Bibliographies in British and Irish Literature, New York, Oxford University Press, 2015, [Jarlath Killeen] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2015 DOI URL

Jarlath Killeen, 'The Greening of Oscar Wilde: Situating Ireland in the Wilde Wars', Irish Studies Review, 23, (4), 2015, p424 - 50 Journal Article, 2015

'Introduction: Remembering Stoker' in, editor(s)Jarlath Killeen , Bram Stoker: Centenary Essays, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2014, pp15 - 36, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2014

'Muscling Up: Bram Stoker and Irish Masculinity in The Snake's Pass' in, editor(s)Christina Morin and Niall Gillespie , Irish Gothics: Genres, Forms, Modes and Traditions, 1760-1890 , London, Palgrave, 2014, pp168 - 187, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2014

Jarlath Killeen, Bram Stoker: Centenary Essays, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2014, 1 - 240pp Book, 2014

'Emptying Time in Anthony Trollope's The Warden' in, editor(s)Trish Ferguson , Victorian Time: Technologies, Standardizations,Catastrophes, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, pp38 - 56, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2013

'An Irish Carmilla?' in, editor(s)Kathleen Costello-Sullivan , Carmilla: An Edition with Critical Essays, New York, University of Syracuse Press, 2013, pp99 - 109, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2013

'Irish Gothic', William Hughes, David Punter, and Andrew Smith, Blackwell Encyclopaedia of Gothic, Oxford, Wiley Blackwell, 2013, pp356 - 360, [Jarlath Killeen] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2013

'Wilde, the Fairy Tales, and the Oral Tradition' in, editor(s)Peter Raby and Kerry Powell , Oscar Wilde in Context, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp186 - 194, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2013

Jarlath Killeen, The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2013, vi - 239pp Book, 2013

'Victorian Gothic Pulp Fiction' in, editor(s)Andrew Smith and William Hughes , The Victorian Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 2012, pp43 - 56, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2012

'Evil Innocence: The Child and Adult in Fiction' in, editor(s)Valerie Coghlan and Keith O'Sullivan , Irish Children's Literature and Culture: New Perspectives on Contemporary Writing, New York and London, Routledge, 2011, pp115 - 129, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2011

Tim LaHaye, Left Behind and the Catholic Church in, editor(s)Crawford Gribben and Mark S. Sweetnam , Left Behind and the Evangelical Imagination, Sheffield, Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2011, pp69 - 83, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2011

'In the Name of the Mother: Perverse Maternity in "Carmilla"' in, editor(s)Gary William Crawford, Jim Rockhill and Brian Showers , Reflections in a Glass Darkly: Essays on J. Sheridan Le Fanu, New York, Hippocampus Press, 2011, pp351 - 372, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2011

'Gendering the Ghost Story? Victorian Women and the Challenge of the Phantom' in, editor(s)Helen Conrad O'Briain and Julie Anne Stevens , The Ghost Story from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2010, pp81 - 96, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2010

Introduction: Wilde's Aphoristic Imagination in, editor(s)Jarlath Killeen , Oscar Wilde: Irish Writers and Their Time, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2010, pp1 - 23, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2010

Jarlath Killeen, Oscar Wilde: Irish Writers and Their Time, Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 2010, 210pp Book, 2010

Jarlath Killeen, British Gothic Literature, 1825-1914, Cardiff, Wales University Press, 2009, 1 - 248pp Book, 2009

Jarlath Killeen, 'Irish Gothic Revisited', The Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies , 4, 2008 Journal Article, 2008

'Teaching The Portrait of Mr. W. H.' in, editor(s)Philip E. Smith II , Approaches to Teaching Oscar Wilde, New York, Modern Language Association of America, 2008, pp196 - 203, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2008

'Irish Gothic', Ian Campbell Ross, Literary Encyclopedia, 2008, [Jarlath Killeen] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2008 URL

Jarlath Killeen, The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, London, Ashgate, 2007, 187pp Book, 2007

Jarlath Killeen, 'Irish Gothic: A Theoretical Introduction', Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies, 1, 2006 Journal Article, 2006 URL

Jarlath Killeen, Gothic Ireland: Horror and the Irish Anglican Imagination in the Long Eighteenth Century, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2005, 1 - 240pp Book, 2005

Jarlath Killeen, The Faiths of Oscar Wilde: Catholicism, Folklore and Ireland, London, Palgrave, 2005, 1 - 240pp Book, 2005

Jarlath Killeen, 'Oscar Wilde and Feminism: Prolegomena.' , The AnaAchronisT, 10, 2004, p46 - 60 Journal Article, 2004

Jarlath Killeen, 'Mother and Child: Realism, Maternity, and Catholicism in Kate Chopin's The Awakening.', Religion and the Arts , 7, (4), 2003, p413 - 438 Journal Article, 2003

'Woman and Nation Revisited: Oscar Wilde's "The Nightingale and the Rose." ' in, editor(s)Aaron Kelly and Alan Gillis , Critical Ireland: New Essays in Literature and Culture, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2001, pp141 - 147, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2001

'Diaspora, Empire, and the Religious Geography of Victorian Social Relations in Wilde's Fairy Tales.' in, editor(s)P. J. Matthews , New Voices in Irish Criticism, Dublin, Four Courts Press, 2000, pp183 - 189, [Jarlath Killeen] Book Chapter, 2000

Research Expertise


18th Century literature; 19th Century Irish cultural history; Anglo-Irish connections; Children's literature; Gothic Fiction; Gothic Literature; Humanities, General/Other; Irish Gothic; Irish political, intellectual and social history, 1660-1800; Oscar Wilde; Popular Romance and Chick Lit; Religion & Literature; Religion and Literature; Victorian Literature & Culture; Victorian Literature and Culture; Victorian studies, popular fiction


Awards and Honours

Government of Ireland Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2003-2005

Government of Ireland Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Post-Graduate Scholarship 1999-2001