Fionnuala Dillane

Fionnuala Dillane is a professor at the School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin. Her research and teaching interests include nineteenth-century print cultures, crime fiction and memory studies. She is co-editor of 5 collections of essays including The Body in Pain in Irish Literature and Culture (2016) and Ireland, Slavery, Anti-Slavery, and Empire (2018) and author of Before George Eliot: Marian Evans and the Periodical Press (2013), joint winner of the Colby Book Prize. She is vice-president  (2020-22) of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals and a member of the ESPRit committee.

Recent Publications

Dillane, F. (2019) ›Marian Evans’s Journalism‹ in Cambridge Companion to George Eliot, second edition, eds George Levine and Nancy Henry (Cambridge University Press), pp 37-56.

Dillane, F. (2019). ›Avatars, Pseudonyms and the Regulation of Affect: Performing and Occluding Gender in the Pall Mall Gazette‹ in Women, Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1830-1910, eds, Alexis Easley, Clare Gill and Beth Rogers (Edinburgh University Press).

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