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Nicholas Allen, National University of Ireland, Galway


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Nicholas Allen is Moore Institute Professor at NUI Galway. He is writing a cultural history of 1916 and its impact on modernism for Cambridge University Press, and editing Ernie O'Malley's later letters and papers with Cormac O'Malley. His other books are Modernism, Ireland and Civil War (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and George Russell and the New Ireland (Four Courts, 2003). Allen is editor of That Other Island (2007), with Eve Patten, The Proper Word (2007) and The Cities of Belfast (2003), with Aaron Kelly. He leads the Galway strand of Texts, Contexts, Cultures, a graduate programme run in association with Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork, and has supervisory interests in the broad range of twentieth century Irish literature, history and art.  Previously Allen was Associate Professor in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



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Selected Publications

Allen, N. and O'Malley, C. (eds.) (forthcoming) The Letters and Papers of Ernie O'Malley, 1924-57. Dublin: The Lilliput Press.

Allen, N (2009) Modernism, Ireland and Civil War. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Allen, N. and Patten, E. (eds.) (2007) That Island Never Found. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Allen, N. (ed.) (2007) Gerald Dawe, The Proper Word: Ireland, Poetry, Politics. Omaha: Creighton University Press.

Allen, N. (2003) George Russell and the New Ireland, 1905-30. Dublin: Four Courts Press.

Allen, N. and Kelly, A. (eds.) (2003) The Cities of Belfast. Dublin: Four Courts Press.