Patrick A. McCarthy

Patrick A. McCarthy is a professor of English at the University of Miami and editor of the James Joyce Literary Supplement. Recently (2016-2019) he held a Cooper Fellowship in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami. His publications since 2000 include “Totality and Fragmentation in Lowry and Joyce,” in A Darkness That Murmured: Essays on Malcolm Lowry and the Twentieth Century, ed. Frederick Asals and Paul Tiessen (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2000); a scholarly edition of Olaf Stapledon’s classic science fiction novel, Star Maker (Wesleyan UP, 2004); “The Genesis of Star Maker,” Science Fiction Studies 31 (March 2004); “Modernism’s Swansong: Malcolm Lowry’s Under the Volcano,” in A Companion to the British and Irish Novel 1945-2000, ed. Brian Shaffer (Blackwell, 2005); Joyce, Family, “Finnegans Wake” (National Library of Ireland, 2005); “Attempts at Narration in Finnegans Wake,” Genetic Joyce Studies 5 (Spring 2005); “Making Herself Tidal: Chapter I.8,” in How Joyce Wrote “Finnegans Wake”: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide, ed. Luca Crispi and Sam Slote (U of Wisconsin P, 2007); "Molloy, or Life without a Chambermaid," in A Companion to Samuel Beckett, ed. S.E. Gontarski (Blackwell, 2010); “Postlegomena to Stuart Gilbert's Prolegomena,” in Joyce's Disciples Disciplined, ed. Tim Conley (University College Dublin Press, 2010); “Naming and Not Naming in Joyce’s ‘Eveline,’” in A Joyceful of Talkatalka from Friendshapes for Rosa Maria Bollettieri Bosinelli, ed. Delia Chiaro et al. (Bononia UP, 2011); “Ulysses: Book of Many Errors,” in Joycean Unions, ed. Tekla Mecsnober and R.B. Kershner (Rodopi,, 2013); a scholarly edition of Malcolm Lowry's “lost” novel In Ballast to the White Sea (U of Ottawa P, 2014); “Before and After the Volcano: Malcolm Lowry’s In Ballast to the White Sea and Its Afterlife,” The Firminist No. 4 (October 2014); “Jaunty Jaun’s Brokerly Advice in III.2,” in Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of "Finnegans Wake,” ed. Kimberly J. Devlin and Christine Smedley (Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2015); and “Annotating Malcolm Lowry’s In Ballast to the White Sea,” co-authored with Chris Ackerley, in Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism, and New Media, ed. Dean Irvine, Vanessa Lent, and Bart Vautour (Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2017). In 2016 the University of Georgia Press issued a paperback edition, with a new Preface, of his 1994 book Forests of Symbols: World, Text, and Self in Malcolm Lowry’s Fiction

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