Professor Warwick Gould

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Name:
Professor Warwick Gould
Qualifications:
FRSL, FRSA, FEA
Position/Fellowship type:
Emeritus Professor, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies
Fellowship term:
2013 to sine die
Institute:
Institute of English Studies
Home institution:
Institute of English Studies
Location:
Room 236 Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
Phone:
020 7862 8673
Email address:
warwick.gould@sas.ac.uk
Website:
http://ies.sas.ac.uk/about/Staff/warwickgould.htm

Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
English Literature, History of the book, Irish Studies, Literatures in a modern language
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Late nineteenth and early twentieth century topics, especially in the literature of the Irish Revival, and in the History of the Book. W. B. Yeats, Christopher Brennan, Lady Gregory, Seamus Heaney, John Masefield, Elkin Mathews, V. S. Naipaul, Walter Pater, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, P. B. Shelley, Australian Literature (and Patrick White), Irish Publishing, 1886-1930, Fin de siècle Poetry, Fin de siècle Lives of Jesus, 19th Century Irish Radical Verse, 19th Century Occult Publishing, 19th Century Paper-making, 20th Century Literary Theory, 20th Century Literary Agency

Project summary relevant to Fellowship:

Editorship (since 1983 iof Yeats Annual Series (Macmillan, then POalgrave Macmillan, now Open Book Publishers)

Completing monograph Yeats's Permanent Self

Collaborative Research Project (with Deirdre Toomey) mnajor updating of A. N. Jeffares' A New Commentary on the Poems of Yeats 1968, 1984 and conversiin to digital resource.

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Jan-2016 Byzantine Materiality and Byzantine Vision: 'Hammered Gold and Gold Enamelling'

Edited Book

in Declan J. Foley (ed.): Yeats 150: William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939. (Dublin,Lilliput Press, 2016, pp. 94-137. This is an extended essay of 14, 905 words and 44 plates on thestudies made by Yeats (in Ravenna in 1907, and in Sicilian churches monasteries and galleries in the company of Ezra Pound in 1925) of Byzantine mosaics. The efffects on irish book design, on his own poetry, and on the national reception of his work and that of Irish artists he influenced is discussed.

01-Oct-2013 Yeats's Mask: Yeats Annual

Edited Book

Yeats Annual No. 19, pp. xlii, 452

01-Oct-2013 'The Mask before The Mask'

Journal articles

'The Mask before The Mask' in Yeats's Mask: Yeats Annual No. 19. (2013) pp 3-48

01-Jan-2011 'Our Irish Canon Your Irish Canon': Macmillan's Irish List

Chapter in Hutton, Clare, ed. and Walsh, Patrick, co-ed. The Oxford History of the Irish Book. Vol. 5: The Irish Book in English 1891-2000. Oxford: OUP, 2011.

01-Jan-2011 Appendix B: The Macmillan Archive

Hutton, Clare (ed.) and Walsh, Patrick (co-ed.) The Oxford History of the Irish Book. Vol. 5: The Irish Book in English 1891-2000. Oxford: OUP, 2011.

01-Jan-2011 ‘Marjorie Reeves: A Personal Tribute’, A Foreword to The Life and Thought of Marjorie Reeves FBA (1905-2003): Advocate for Humanist Scholarship and Opponent of Utilitarian University Education

Chapters

‘Marjorie Reeves: A Personal Tribute’, A Foreword to The Life and Thought of Marjorie Reeves FBA (1905-2003): Advocate for Humanist Scholarship and Opponent of Utilitarian University Education (Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2011) pp. ii-xxiii (5580 words).

08-Jan-2005 Poems and Contexts: Yeats Annual 15: a special number

London: Palgrave

07-Jan-2005 W. B. Yeats, Mythologies

London: Palgrave Macmillan

01-Jan-2004 Dictionary of National Biography

Research aids

Lives of: Althea Gyles,Nora Hopper, John Frazer, John Walsh, (Oxford: OUP, 2004). Associate Editor of DoNB for Irish Writing, 1780-Present.

01-Jan-2003 'A Diet of Worms: Descriptive Bibliography and the Structure of Digital Editions: The Example of W.B. Yeats'

Chapters

'A Diet of Worms: Descriptive Bibliography and the Structure of Digital Editions: The Example of W.B. Yeats' in Karen Schiff (ed.), Literature and Digital Technologies: W.B. Yeats, Virginia Woolf, Mary Shelley, and William Gas (Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, 2003)

01-Jan-2003 'Contested Districts: Synge's Textual Self'

Chapters

'Contested Districts: Synge's Textual Self', The Culture of Collected Editions, ed. By Andrew Nash (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003)

Relevant Events

Related events:

Date Details
03-Aug-2015 SATAN, SMUT & Co: Yeats andCensorship in the Early Yeats of the Free State

Plenary Lecture at the 55th Yeats International Sumer School, Sligo, Ireland

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