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Professor Claire Lynch

Professor Claire Lynch

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Claire Lynch is a Reader in English and Irish Literature at Brunel University London. A graduate of the University of Kent and the University of Oxford, Claire specialises in autobiography and contemporary Irish literature.

Claire is a council member of the British Association of Irish Studies  (BAIS).

Newest selected publications

Lynch, C. (2017) 'Twentieth Century Workers' Biographies', in Pierse, M. (ed.) A History of Irish Working-Class Writing. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 364 - 377. ISBN 10: 1107149681. ISBN 13: 978-1107149687. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Lynch, C. (2017) '‘Everything not saved will be lost’: Videogames, Violence, and Memory in Contemporary Irish Fiction'. Irish University Review, 47 (1). pp. 126 - 142. ISSN: 0021-1427 Open Access Link

Journal article

Lynch, C. (2016) 'Irish life-writing in the digital era', in Harte, L. (ed.) A History of Irish Autobiography. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. pp. 379 - 393. ISBN 10: 1-107-13144-8. ISBN 13: 978-1107131446.

Book chapter

Lynch, C. (2014) '“Educate that you might be free”: Childhood Reading in Irish Literary Autobiography', in Smith, J. and Luddy, M. (eds.) Children, childhood and Irish society 1500 to the present. Dublin : Four Courts Press. ISBN 13: 978-1-84682-525-5.

Book chapter

Lynch, C. (2014) 'Cyber Ireland: Text, Image, Culture'. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 10: 0230358179 ISSN 13: 9780230358171

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