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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 Literature, College English, Modern Philology, The American Journal of Semiotics, The Comparatist, and New Hibernia Review, and Critique. He editedTwenty-first CenturyBritish and Irish Novelists, Volume 267 of the Dictionary of Literary Biographyand 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 piece is a chapter in “The Soul Exceeds its Circumstances”: The Later Poetry of Seamus Heaney from University of Notre Dame Press (http://undpress.nd.edu/books/P03255?letter=O&page=1) He is currently editing a book on twenty-first century Irish fiction.

Specialty:

Modern British Literature