Literary Visuality

Exploring the Visual Qualities of Literature

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Finding Literary Visuality

Today marks almost exactly a year since I set up the Literary Visuality blog. Originally conceived of as a reflection of my wider research interests, I now find myself looking back … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Painting with Words, a new research-led seminar at UCC

Having taken a break from teaching over the past year in order to focus on my doctoral research, I’m delighted to be returning to the fold and to have the opportunity to … Continue reading

September 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Review: “Elizabeth Bowen, Surrealist” by Keri Walsh

Published in Fall/Winter issue of Éire-Ireland in 2007, Keri Walsh‘s “Elizabeth Bowen, Surrealist” remains the benchmark in relating the work of this Anglo-Irish writer with visual culture. I have read it many times … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Walk the Line: Elizabeth Bowen, Linguistic Deviant

Last week I was delighted to present another aspect of my research on Elizabeth Bowen‘s verbal painting. This time it was my home institution’s very own School of English postgraduate conference, … Continue reading

June 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hybrid Form: Elizabeth Bowen’s Verbal Painting

In late March of this year, and with the kind assistance of the IRCHSS and School of English UCC, I was fortunate enough to attend and present at the Hybrid … Continue reading

May 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

Introducing Literary Visuality

In his treatise on poetry, Horace famously declared “Ut pictura poesis,” or “As is painting so is poetry,” and in so doing provocatively and deliberately aligned the visual and verbal … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 1 Comment