Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Daniel Keith Jernigan

Associate Professor, School of Humanities

Assoc Prof Daniel Keith Jernigan

Daniel Jernigan is an Assistant Professor with the Division of English. His interests include drama and theatre studies, postmodernism and creative writing. Dr. Jernigan's critical work on Caryl Churchill and Tom Stoppard has been published in Modern Drama and Comparative Drama. He is currently working on a manuscript entitled Caryl Churchill: Epistemological Upheaval and Ideological Resistance. Dr Jernigan is also a published playwright who received his PhD from Purdue University, USA.
Research Interests
Modern and Contemporary British Literature; Modern and Postmodern Drama; Narrative Theory; Playwriting
Current Projects
  • Adaptation for Animation-Transforming Literature Frame by Frame
  • Beyond the Screen-Expanding Animation for VR, AR and Immersive Environments
  • Digital Mapping the Literary Epigraph: Quantitative Analysis of Literary Influence Using Network Theory and Thousands of Epigraphs
  • Flann O' Brien's Plays and Selected Teleplays
  • From Print to Digital: Re-Defining Narrativity for Interactive Digital Media
  • Narrating Death on Stage: Theatrical Illusion and the Suspension of Disbelief
  • Tom Stoppard’s Regressive Postmodernity: Tracking the Major Plays, from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead to the Coast of Utopia
Selected Publications
  • Daniel K. Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, and W. Michelle Wang. (2019). Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature. Routledge.
  • Daniel K Jernigan, Walter Wadiak, Michelle Wang. (2018). Narrating Death: The Limit of Literature (Routledge Studies in Comparative Literature) 1st Edition. Routledge.
  • Daniel K Jernigan.(2018). "Is there no danger in counterfeiting death?": Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid. Narrating Death The Limit of Literature, 1st Edition(62 - 74). New York: Routledge.
  • Daniel K Jernigan. (2017). Myles na Gopaleen: Brian O’Nolan’s Parafictional Invention. New Hibernia Review, 20(1), 87 - 104.
  • Daniel K Jernigan and Hannes Martin Rall.(2015). Adapting Gothic Literature for Animation. New Directions in 21st-Century Gothic: The Gothic CompassRoutledge.

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