David Coughlan

David Coughlan gained his BA and MPhil from University College Cork, Ireland, and his PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London. He currently lectures in the School of Languages, Literature, Culture and Communication, University of Limerick, having previously been an IRCHSS (Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences) Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of English, UCC, and a lecturer in English at Chuo University, Tokyo.

His research interests include twentieth and twenty-first century fiction, visual narrative and culture, and literary theory. Recent and forthcoming publications include journal articles on Paul Auster in Modern Fiction Studies, and on Thomas Pynchon and W. B. Yeats in Critique, essays in the edited collections Spaces and Crossings, The Visual-Narrative Matrix, Heroes of Film, Comics and American Culture, and Space, Haunting, Discourse, and contributions to The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century American Fiction as well as The Literary Encyclopedia.