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  • Bernard McKenna
    Associate Professor
    University of Delaware
    Department of English
    121 Memorial Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    (302) 831-8059


    Bernard McKenna is an associate professor of Modern Irish and British literature. He also has a strong interest in Caribbean Studies and in drama. He has published two books: James Joyce's Ulysses and Rupture, Representation, and the Refashioning of Identity in Drama from the North of Ireland, 1968-1994. His scholarly work has appeared in numerous journals, including Eire-Ireland, The Philological Quarterly, Anthurium: A Caribbean Studies Journal, and LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory. He has served on the editorial board of The Caribbean Writer and as an assistant editor for The Dictionary of Irish Literature. His current projects include a book-length study of language as a model of liberation from colonial/post-colonial identity in Finnegans Wake and an article on Santeria in Cuban fiction.

    Bernard McKenna received his Ph.D. from the University of Miami and his MA and BA from the University of Delaware. He has also studied in Ireland and is a member of the "Belfast Society for Promoting Knowledge."


  • Ph.D., English, University of Miami, 1999
  • M.A., English, University of Delaware, 1993
  • B.A., English, University of Delaware, 1989

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