Michael Molino | English | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Michael Molino

Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Liberal Arts

Michael Molino

Phone: 618.453.2466
email: mmolino@siu.edu
Office: Faner, Room 2427

Professor Molino is a specialist in Modern British literature, with interests in Irish literature, contemporary British literature, Anglophone postcolonial literature, and political fiction of the Third World. The author of Questioning Tradition, Language, and Myth: The Poetry of Seamus Heaney, Professor Molino has chaired and delivered papers at various conferences and guest edited a section on Postcolonial Criticism and Irish literature in The Comparatist, a comparative literature journal.  His articles have appeared in The Journal of Irish LiteratureCollege EnglishModern PhilologyThe American Journal of SemioticsThe Comparatist, and New Hibernia Review. He is the editor of the Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twenty-first Century British and Irish Novelists and has written essays on Barnard MacLaverty, Hilary Mantel, James Hamilton-Paterson, Kent Haruf, and Ian McEwan's Booker Prize winning novel, Amsterdam. His most recent article focuses on narrative and trauma in Kazuo Ishiguro's novel A Pale View of Hill.


Modern British Literature