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Lisa Weihman

Associate Professor

Dr. Lisa Weihman is an Associate Professor of 20th Century British and Irish Literature with a specialization in Irish Studies. She has published work on Dorothy Macardle, Elizabeth Bowen, and Virginia Woolf, and is currently editing a critical edition of Somerville and Ross’s novel The Real Charlotte.  In addition to a wide range of undergraduate classes, Prof. Weihman teaches graduate surveys and seminars on Modernism and Mass Culture, Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury, 20th Century Irish literature, and Contemporary Irish Women Writers. 


  • 19th and 20th Century British and Irish Literature and Culture

Selected Publications

“Mothers of the Insurrection: Theodosia Hickey’s Easter Week,Irish Women’s Writing at the Turn of the 20th Century, ed. Sinéad Mooney and Kathryn Laing. EER Press, 2020. 

“Female Militancy and Irish Primitivism: Dorothy Macardle’s Earth-Bound” in Irish Modernism and the Global Primitive, eds. Maria McGarrity and Claire Culleton; Palgrave-MacMillan, 2009.

“The Kathleen ni Houlihan are Lovelier than Ever”: Physical Force Nationalism in Bean na hEireann. Foilsiu, Vol. 6, #1, Spring 2008. 19-44.

“National Treasures and Nationalist Gardens: Unlocking the Archival Mysteries of Anna Parnell’s Tale of a Great Sham and Helena Molony’s Bean na hEireann” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Vol. 27, No. 2 Fall 2008. 355-364.

“Grave Girls: Anarchic Women in Helen and Olivia Rossetti’s A Girl Among the Anarchists and G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday.” The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, 16, Fall 2007, 88105.

“Virginia Woolf’s ‘Harum-Scarum’ Irish Wife: Gender and National Identity in The Years.” Comparative Critical Studies 4, I, 2007, 31-50.

“Doing My Bit for Ireland: Women’s Narratives of the Easter Rising,” Eire-Ireland, Fall/Winter 2004, v. XXXIX