Pádraic Whyte
Assistant Prof in Children's Literature, English
Research Associate, Children's Research Centre

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Introduction in, editor(s)Keith O'Sullivan, Pádraic Whyte , Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research, London and New York, Palgrave, 2017, pp1 - 11, [Pádraic Whyte, Keith O'Sullivan] Book Chapter, 2017

'A Place in the Canon: Padraic Colum's Newbery Books and the Development of American Children's Literature' in, editor(s)Timothy Young , Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Reinecke Collection of American Children's Literature, New Haven, Yale University Press, 2017, pp139 - 155, [Pádraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2017

Keith O'Sullivan, Pádraic Whyte, Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research, London and New York, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017, 1 - 261pp Book, 2017

'Firing for the Hearth: Storytelling, Landscape, and Padraic Colum's The Big Tree of Bunlahy' in, editor(s)Keith O'Sullivan, Pádraic Whyte , Children's Literature Collections: Approaches to Research, London and New York, Palgrave, 2017, pp145 - 161, [Pádraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2017

Padraic Whyte and Keith O'Sullivan, ' Website with Catalogue and Database - National Collection of Children's Books', TCD web nccb.tcd.ie, Trinity College Dublin, 2015, 1 - 200 Digital research resource production, 2015

Padraic Whyte and Keith O'Sullivan (eds), Children's Literature and New York City, London and New York, Routledge, 2014, 206pp Book, 2014

Navigating Adolesence through the Streets of New York; 'I'll Get There. It Better be Worth the Trip' in, editor(s)Padraic Whyte and Keith O'Sullivan , Children's Literature and New York City, London and New York, Routledge, 2014, pp45 - 56, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2014

Introduction in, editor(s)Padraic Whyte and Keith O'Sullivan , Children's Literature and New York City, London and New York, Routledge, 2014, pp1 - 5, [Padraic Whyte and Keith O'Sullivan] Book Chapter, 2014

Padraic Whyte, 'Telling Tall and Tiny Tales; Children's Books Exhibition - with catalogue', The Ark: A Cultural Centre for Children, catalogue, Dublin, The Ark, 2012, 2012 - 2013 Exhibition, 2012

Padraic Whyte, Irish Childhoods: Children's Fiction and Irish History, Newcastle, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, 220pp Book, 2011

Young Adult Fiction and Youth Culture in, editor(s)Valerie Coghlan, Keith O'Sullivan , Irish Children's Literature: New Perspectives on Contemporary Writing, New York and London, Routledge, 2011, pp71 - 84, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2011

Children's Literature in, editor(s)James Murphy , The Oxford History of the Irish Book , Vol. IV: The Irish Book in English, 1800-1890, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2011, pp518 - 530, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2011

Teenage Tantrums and Territorial Trauma; Mark O'Sullivan's 'Melody for Nora' in, editor(s)Valerie Coghlan, Mary Shine Thompson , Studies in Children's Literature; Divided Worlds , Dublin, Four Courts, 2007, pp120 - 129, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2007

American Dreams and Irish Myths: John Sayles's 'The Secret of Roan Inish' in, editor(s)John Hill, Kevin Rockett , Studies in Irish Film, Dublin, Four Courts, 2006, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2006

Escape From Fantasy Ireland; Martin Duffy's 'The Boy From Mercury' in, editor(s)John Hill, Kevin Rockett , Film History and National Cinema , Dublin, Four Courts, 2005, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2005

Padraic Whyte, Validating The Veracity: Narrative Voice and the Construction of Authentic Histories in Joan O'Neill's 'Daisy Chain War', New Review of Children's Literature and Librarianship , 10, (1), 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Wars of Independence: The Construction of Irish Histories in the Work of Gerard Whelan and Siobhán Parkinson in, editor(s)Celia Keenan, Mary Shine Thompson , Studies in Children's Literature 1500-2000 , Dublin, Four Courts, 2004, [Padraic Whyte] Book Chapter, 2004

Padraic Whyte, History for the Present, Film and Film Culture, 1, (1), 2002, p24 - 35 Journal Article, 2002

House, Land, and Family Life: Children's Fiction and Irish Homes in, editor(s)Liam Harte , The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Fiction, Oxford, Oxford University Press, [Pádraic Whyte] Book Chapter,

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Padraic Whyte, Are We There Yet? Same-Sex Relationships and Children's Literature, Children's Books Ireland, 2015, p5 - 8 Journal Article, 2015

Padraic Whyte, 'Same-sex relationships in children's literature', Newstalk Radio - The Right Hook, Newstalk, newstalk.com/Childrens-literature-and-young-adult-novels-that-look-at-samesex-relationshi, 2015, 1 - 15 Broadcast, 2015

Padraic Whyte, Brighid Whyte, Paddy Whyte, 'Video with over 1 million views -Brighid and Paddy, Vote With Us', Vote With Us, https://youtu.be/Bv_FqRzFyXo, New York Times:https://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/23/world/europe/for-one-irish-couple-backing-gay-marr, 2015, 1 - 2 Visual art production, 2015

Padraic Whyte, 'Children's TV: Upon the Wild Waves', RTE Television, 2015, 1 - 15 Broadcast, 2015

Padraic Whyte, 'Upon the Wild Waves: A Journey through Myth in Children's Books - with online catalogue', Book of Kells Exhibition, Long Room, Trinity College Library, Dublin, TCD Library Website, 2015, 2014 - 2015 Exhibition, 2015 URL

Padraic Whyte and NCCB Team, 'Come Closer: The Darker Side of Children's Books', National Collection of Children's Books, Dublin City Libraries, https://nccb.tcd.ie/exhibition, 2015, 1 - 20 Exhibition, 2015

Padraic Whyte, Critical Theory and Children's Literature, Elphinstone College, Mumbai, February, 2014, TCD Global Relations, 1 - 18pp Invited Talk, 2014

Padraic Whyte, 'TG4 IMEALL - Interview about Upon the Wild Waves', Arts show, TG4 Television, 2014, 1 - 18 Broadcast, 2014

Padraic Whyte, Children's Literature in the Classroom, Jesus and Mary College, Delhi, India, February, 2014, TCD Global Relations/ JMC staff, 1 - 18pp Invited Talk, 2014

Padraic Whyte, Critical Approaches to Children's Literature, St Stephen's College, Delhi, India, February, 2014, TCD Global Relations/ St Stephen's Literary Society, 1 - 18pp Invited Talk, 2014

Padraic Whyte, Chair of CBI Children's Book of the Year Award: Announcing Winners, 2014, Dublin, 2014, 1 - 18pp Invited Talk, 2014

Padraic Whyte, 'Richard Dawkins and Fairytales', RTE Radio 1, Today with Sean O'Rourke, 2014, 1 - 15 Broadcast, 2014

Padraic Whyte, 'Children's Book of the Year Award Announcements', RTE Television, 2014, 1 - 15 Broadcast, 2014

Padraic Whyte, 'Robert Louis Stevenson', Talking Histories, Newstalk Radio, 2013, 1 - 15 Broadcast, 2013

Padraic Whyte, Children's Literature and 19th Century Ireland: An Exploration of the Pollard Collection of Children's Books', Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast, February 2013, 2013, Dr Crawford Gribben, 1 - 12pp Invited Talk, 2013

Padraic Whyte, The Pollard Collection of Children's Books: Constructing a History of Irish Children's Literature', Long Room Hub Library Lecture Series to mark the tercentenary of the Old Library, Trinity College, Trinity College Dublin, 2013, 1 - 40pp Invited Talk, 2013

Padraic Whyte, Chair of CBI Children's Book of the Year Award: Announcing Winners, 2013, Dublin, 2013, 1 - 10pp Invited Talk, 2013

Padraic Whyte, Betsy Beinecke Shirley Lecture on American Children's Literature; 'Children's Literature and New York City: A Whistle-Stop Tour', Betsy Beinecke Shirley Lecture on American Children's Literature;, Yale University, November 2012, 2012, Yale University, 1 - 30pp Invited Talk, 2012

Padraic Whyte, 'Roald Dahl', Talking Histories, Newstalk Radio, 2011, 1 - 12 Broadcast, 2011

Padraic Whyte, 'It's not the past that matters, it's the way you see it.' Ireland and children's fiction, National Library of Ireland, Dec 2011, 2011, National Library, 1 - 35pp Invited Talk, 2011

Elizabeth Nixon, Padraic Whyte, Joe Buggy, Sheila Greene, Discourses on Sexual Responsibility, Fatherhood and Masculinity Among Young Men from Lower Socio-Economic Groups , Dublin, Crisis Pregnancy Agency, 2010, p1 - 160 Report, 2010 URL

Padraic Whyte, 'James Patterson and Reading for Boys', Inis Magazine, Winter, 2009 Journal Article, 2009

Padraic Whyte, Morals and Nations: The Pollard Collection and 19th Century Literature for Children in Ireland', ISSCL 2009, Dublin, 2009, 2009 Oral Presentation, 2009

Padraic Whyte, 'Adaptation and Authenticity; Filming Children's Literature',, Inis Magazine, Summer, 2004 Journal Article, 2004

Research Expertise

Keywords

18th Century literature; 19th Century Irish cultural history; Anglo-Irish literature, poetry; Children's literature; Fiction 1780-1820; Gender studies; Irish writing, poetry, Drama, cinema

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Irish Research Council grant €350,000 02/12/13

Crisis Pregnancy Agency research grant (€95,000) (as part of a team) 2007