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Michael Moir, Jr.
Assistant Professor
English and Modern Language
English Building, room 239
Phone: 229-931-3012


  • Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • M.A., The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
  • B.A., Muhlenberg College

Research Interests

  • 20th-century British Literature
  • Irish Literature
  • Postcolonial Literature
  • Space and Place in Literature

Courses Taught

  • Composition I
  • Composition II
  • World Literature
  • Postcolonial World Literature
  • Irish Literature (Special Topics)
  • Modern Poetry
  • Modern British Literature
  • Weird Fiction (Special Topics)

Recent Publications

  • "'In a Paradise for White Gods He Grows Old': The Instability of Pastoral Space in Richard Murphy's The God Who Eats Corn." Making Integral: Critical Essays on Richard Murphy. Cork University Press. (Forthcoming).
  • "'The Pause Before the Souffle Falls': MacNeice, Auden, and the Travel Book as Idyll." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. (2016). 
  • "Childe Louis to the Broadcast Tower Came: Louis MacNeice and the Development of Postmodern Poetic Drama." Beyond Realism: Experimental and Unconventional Irish Drama Since the Revival. Ed. by Joan Fitzpatrick Dean and Jose Lanters. Rodopi Press. (2014)
  • "'Like the tombs of nameless kings': The West of Ireland in the Poems of Louis MacNeice."Etudes Irlandaises. (Spring 2013)
  • "As Above, So Below: Double-Plotting and Notions of Aristocracy in The Countess Cathleenand The Player Queen." New Hibernia Review. (Winter 2010).

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