Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Assoc Prof Richard Alan Barlow

Associate Professor, School of Humanities

Assoc Prof Richard Alan Barlow

Richard Alan Barlow is an associate professor at NTU where he teaches courses on James Joyce, Irish literature, Scottish literature, Gothic literature, and Modernism. He has published articles with journals such as James Joyce Quarterly, Irish Studies Review, and Scottish Literary Review. Dr Barlow has been an invited speaker at the Trieste Joyce School, the Vienna Irish Studies and Cultural Theory Summer School, and the Oxford Modern and Contemporary Literature Research Seminar. His monograph, The Celtic Unconscious: Joyce and Scottish Culture, was published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2017. Dr Barlow received his PhD from Queen’s University Belfast.
Research Interests
James Joyce
Irish Studies
Scottish Literature
Digital Humanities
Current Projects
  • Mapping Finnegans Wake scholarship: Creating an online research platform linking the full text of Finnegans Wake text to existing analysis
Selected Publications
  • Richard Barlow. (2019). ‘Celticism, ballad transmission, and the schizoid voice: Ossianic Fragments in Owenson, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett’. Irish Studies Review, .
  • Barlow, Richard. (2017). The Celtic Unconscious: Joyce and Scottish Culture. University of Notre Dame Press.
  • Richard Barlow. (2014). “‘Hume sweet Hume’: scepticism, idealism, and burial in Finnegans Wake”. Philosophy and Literature, 38(1), 266-275.
  • Richard Barlow. (2012). The “united states of Scotia Picta”: Scottish literature and history in Finnegans Wake. James Joyce Quarterly, 48(2), 305-318.

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