Research Profile

Alex Davis

Biography

Research Interests

My research interests are Anglophone poetry from the 1890s to the present day, literary modernism and its inheritance, and modern Irish writing in English.

I welcome doctoral proposals in these and related areas.

Publications

Books

 YearPublication
(2003)Irish Studies: The Essential Glossary.
Davis, Alex; (2003) Irish Studies: The Essential Glossary. London: Arnold. [Details]
(2000)A Broken Line: Denis Devlin and Irish Poetic Modernism.
Davis, Alex; (2000) A Broken Line: Denis Devlin and Irish Poetic Modernism. Dublin: University College Dublin. [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2016)'‘Modernist Topoi and Late-Modernist Praxis in Recent Irish Poetry (with Special Reference to the Work of David Lloyd)’'
Davis, Alex (2016) '‘Modernist Topoi and Late-Modernist Praxis in Recent Irish Poetry (with Special Reference to the Work of David Lloyd)’' In: Paige Reynolds (eds). Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture. London: Anthem. [Details]
(2015)'Introduction: Modernist Poetry in History'
Lee M. Jenkins, Alex Davis (2015) 'Introduction: Modernist Poetry in History' In: Lee M. Jenkins, Alex Davis (eds). A History of Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2015)''Pound and Eliot: The Years of l'entre deux guerres''
Davis, Alex and Lee M. Jenkins (2015) ''Pound and Eliot: The Years of l'entre deux guerres'' In: Alex Davis and Lee M. Jenkins (eds). A History of Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2014)''Hughes and Post-Modernism''
Davis, Alex (2014) ''Hughes and Post-Modernism'' In: Terry Gifford (eds). Ted Hughes. London: Macmillan. [Details]
(2013)'‘“Quadrupedante, etcetera”: Allusion, Lyricism, and Imperium in Thomas MacGreevy’s Crón Tráth na nDéithe''
Davis, Alex (2013) '‘“Quadrupedante, etcetera”: Allusion, Lyricism, and Imperium in Thomas MacGreevy’s Crón Tráth na nDéithe'' In: The Life and Work of Thomas MacGreevy: A Critical Reappraisal. London: Continuum. [Details]
(2011)'Hughes and His Critics'
Davis, Alex; (2011) 'Hughes and His Critics' In: The Cambridge Companion to Ted Hughes. Cambridge: Cambridge University press. [Details]
(2011)'Material Modernism and Yeats'
Davis, Alex; (2011) 'Material Modernism and Yeats' In: Readings on Audience and Textual Materiality. London: Pickering & Chatto. [Details]
(2011)''And this is Kedging in Time: Post/Modernism and the Genre of Elegy''
Davis, Alex; (2011) ''And this is Kedging in Time: Post/Modernism and the Genre of Elegy'' In: The Salt Companion to John Matthias. Cambridge: Salt. [Details]
(2009)'Yeats and the Celtic Revival: Beltaine (1899-1900), Samhain (1901-8), Dana (1904-5), and The Arrow (1906-9)'
Davis, Alex; (2009) 'Yeats and the Celtic Revival: Beltaine (1899-1900), Samhain (1901-8), Dana (1904-5), and The Arrow (1906-9)' In: The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines. Vol. 1. Britain and Ireland 1880-1955. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Details]
(2008)'Against Formulae: Kavanagh's Poetics and Prose'
Davis, Alex; (2008) 'Against Formulae: Kavanagh's Poetics and Prose' In: Patrick Kavanagh: Vision and Revision. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]
(2007)'Introduction'
Lee M. Jenkins, Alex Davis (2007) 'Introduction' In: Lee M. Jenkins, Alex Davis (eds). The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge U.P. [Details]
(2003)'Whoops from the Peat Bog? Joseph Campbell and the London Avant-garde'
Davis, Alex; (2003) 'Whoops from the Peat Bog? Joseph Campbell and the London Avant-garde' In: The Irish Revival Reappraised. [Details]
(2003)'The Irish Modernists and Their Legacy'
Davis, Alex; (2003) 'The Irish Modernists and Their Legacy' In: The Cambridge Companion to Contemporary Irish Poetry. [Details]
(2001)'Irish Poetry to the 1960s'
Davis, Alex; (2001) 'Irish Poetry to the 1960s' In: A Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry. [Details]
(2000)'Reactions from Their Burg: Irish Modernist Poets of the 1930s'
Davis, Alex; (2000) 'Reactions from Their Burg: Irish Modernist Poets of the 1930s' In: Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2000)'Locating Modernisms: An Overview'
Davis, Alex and Lee M. Jenkins; (2000) 'Locating Modernisms: An Overview' In: Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(1999)'Crow, Quest Romance and the Carnivalesque'
Davis, Alex; (1999) 'Crow, Quest Romance and the Carnivalesque' In: Lectures d'une oeuvre: Lire Ted Hughes, New Selected Poems 1957-1994. Paris: Edition du Temps. [Details]
(1998)''No Narrative Easy in the Mind': Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Irish Poetry'
Davis, Alex; (1998) ''No Narrative Easy in the Mind': Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Irish Poetry' In: For the Birds: Proceedings of the First Cork Conference on New and Experimental Irish Poetry. Dublin: Hardpressed Poetry. [Details]
(1995)''Poetry Is Ontology': Brian Coffey's Poetics [B2064]'
Davis, Alex; (1995) ''Poetry Is Ontology': Brian Coffey's Poetics [B2064]' In: Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s. Cork: Cork university Press. [Details]
(1994)'Romanticism, Existentialism, Patriarchy: Ted Hughes and the Visionary Imagination [B2065]'
Davis, Alex; (1994) 'Romanticism, Existentialism, Patriarchy: Ted Hughes and the Visionary Imagination [B2065]' In: The Challenge of Ted Hughes. [Details]

Edited Books

 YearPublication
(2015)A History of Modernist Poetry
Lee M. Jenkins and Alex Davis (Ed.). (2015) A History of Modernist Poetry A History of Modernist Poetry. UK: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2007)The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry
Lee M. Jenkins, Alex Davis (Ed.). (2007) The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge U.P. [Details]
(2000)Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American Modernist Poetry
Davis, Alex, Jenkins, Lee M (Ed.). (2000) Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American Modernist Poetry Locations of Literary Modernism: Region and Nation in British and American Modernist Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(1995)Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s
Davis, Alex, Coughlan, Patricia (Ed.). (1995) Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s Modernism and Ireland: The Poetry of the 1930s. Cork: Cork University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2017)''From Samarkand to Switzerland: Sheila Wingfield's Demystifying Modernism''
Davis, Alex (2017) ''From Samarkand to Switzerland: Sheila Wingfield's Demystifying Modernism''. The Cambridge Quarterly, 46 (4):325-343 [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'Paper & Place: The Poetry of Billy Mills'
Davis, A (2016) 'Paper & Place: The Poetry of Billy Mills'. Irish University Review, 46 :63-74 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'Edwardian Yeats: In the Seven Woods'
Davis, Alex (2015) 'Edwardian Yeats: In the Seven Woods'. Etudes Anglaises, 68 (4):454-467 [Details]
(2011)'J. M. Synge's Vita Vecchia and Aucassin et Nicolette'
Davis, Alex; (2011) 'J. M. Synge's Vita Vecchia and Aucassin et Nicolette'. Notes and Queries, 58 (1):125-127 [Details]
(2010)'Learning to be Brutal: Synge, Decadence, and the Modern Movement'
Davis, Alex; (2010) 'Learning to be Brutal: Synge, Decadence, and the Modern Movement'. The New Hibernia Review, 14 (3):33-51 [Details]
(2007)'Irish Decadence: Synge's Vita Vecchia'
Davis, Alex; (2007) 'Irish Decadence: Synge's Vita Vecchia'. Irish Studies Review, 15 (2):179-195 [Details]
(2005)'J. M. Synge's Vita Vecchia: An Autobiographical Palimpsest'
Davis, Alex, Connolly, Ruth; (2005) 'J. M. Synge's Vita Vecchia: An Autobiographical Palimpsest'. The Long Room, 50-51 :46-63 [Details]
(2001)'Thomas Kinsella and the Pound Legacy: His Jacket on the 'Cantos''
Davis, Alex; (2001) 'Thomas Kinsella and the Pound Legacy: His Jacket on the 'Cantos''. Irish University Review, 31 :38-53 [Details]
(2001)''Wilds to Alter, Forms to Build': The Writings of Sheila Wingfield'
Davis, Alex; (2001) ''Wilds to Alter, Forms to Build': The Writings of Sheila Wingfield'. Irish University Review, * (*):334-352 [Details]
(1999)'Geoffrey Squires: From Projective to Phenomenological Verse'
Davis, Alex; (1999) 'Geoffrey Squires: From Projective to Phenomenological Verse'. Angel Exhaust, * (17):99-107 [Details]
(1999)'Deferred Action: Irish Neo-Avant-Garde Poetry'
Davis, Alex; (1999) 'Deferred Action: Irish Neo-Avant-Garde Poetry'. Angelaki-Journal of The Theoretical Humanities, 2 (*):*-* [Details]
(1999)''They Grow American': Irish Modernist and Postmodernist Poets from the 1930s to the 1970s'
Davis, Alex; (1999) ''They Grow American': Irish Modernist and Postmodernist Poets from the 1930s to the 1970s'. A Journal of Anglo-American Literary Relation, 3.2 (*):143-158 [Details]
(1997)'Denis Devlin, Aestheticism and the Avant-Garde [B2060]'
Davis, Alex; (1997) 'Denis Devlin, Aestheticism and the Avant-Garde [B2060]'. Colby Quarterly, 33.4 :305-319 [Details]
(1996)'Two Left-Wing Poets: Robert Graves, David Jones and the 'Mythic Method' [B2061]'
Davis, Alex; (1996) 'Two Left-Wing Poets: Robert Graves, David Jones and the 'Mythic Method' [B2061]'. Gravesiana, 1.2 :147-156 [Details]
(1996)'Irish Poetic Modernisms: A Reappraisal [B2063]'
Davis, Alex; (1996) 'Irish Poetic Modernisms: A Reappraisal [B2063]'. Critical Survey, 8.2 (*):186-187 [Details]
(1995)'Foreign and Credible: Denis Devlin's Modernism [B2062]'
Davis, Alex; (1995) 'Foreign and Credible: Denis Devlin's Modernism [B2062]'. Éire-Ireland, 30.2 :131-147 [Details]

Other Journals

 YearPublication
(2006)'Is It Really a revolution Though? Paul Muldoon and Linguistically Innovative Poetry'
Davis, Alex; (2006) 'Is It Really a revolution Though? Paul Muldoon and Linguistically Innovative Poetry' Masthead, 10 :*-*. [Details]
(2000)'Deferred Action: Irish Neo-Avant-Garde Poetry'
Davis, Alex; (2000) 'Deferred Action: Irish Neo-Avant-Garde Poetry' hardPressed Poetry: The Journal, 2 . [Details]
(1999)'Me Jane, You Tarzan: Mary Fiore's Marginalia to Charles Boer's Charles Olson in Connecticut'
Davis, Alex; (1999) 'Me Jane, You Tarzan: Mary Fiore's Marginalia to Charles Boer's Charles Olson in Connecticut' Minutes of the Charles Olson Society, 28 :19-20. [Details]
(1992)'Heathcliff and History [B2066]'
Davis, Alex; (1992) 'Heathcliff and History [B2066]' Stet, 11 :16-*. [Details]
(1990)'Focus on Yeats'
Davis, Alex; (1990) 'Focus on Yeats' Stet, 2 . [Details]

Book Reviews

 YearPublication
(2013)Review of David Lloyd, Arc & Sill: Poems 1979-2009.
Davis, Alex (2013) Review of David Lloyd, Arc & Sill: Poems 1979-2009. Book Reviews [Details]
(2011)Matthew Hart, Nations of Nothing but Poetry.
Alex Davis (2011) Matthew Hart, Nations of Nothing but Poetry. Book Reviews [Details]
(2010)Other Edens: The Life and Work of Brian Coffey, eds Benjamin Keatinge and Aengus Woods.
Davis, Alex; (2010) Other Edens: The Life and Work of Brian Coffey, eds Benjamin Keatinge and Aengus Woods. Canterbury: Book Reviews [Details]
(2007)W. B. Yeats's Mythologies, eds. Warwick Gould and Deidre Toomey.
Davis, Alex; (2007) W. B. Yeats's Mythologies, eds. Warwick Gould and Deidre Toomey. Book Reviews [Details]
(2005)The Silence of Barbara Synge by W. J. McCormack.
Davis, Alex; (2005) The Silence of Barbara Synge by W. J. McCormack. Book Reviews [Details]
(2005)New and Selected Poems by John Matthias.
Davis, Alex; (2005) New and Selected Poems by John Matthias. Book Reviews [Details]
(2004)Seamus Heaney and the Place of Writing.
Davis, Alex; (2004) Seamus Heaney and the Place of Writing. Book Reviews [Details]
(2004)Shroud by John Banville.
Davis, Alex; (2004) Shroud by John Banville. Book Reviews [Details]
(2004)W. B. Yeats's The Speckled Bird, ed. William H. O'Donnell.
Davis, Alex; (2004) W. B. Yeats's The Speckled Bird, ed. William H. O'Donnell. Book Reviews [Details]
(2002)Patrolling the Hive of His Brain. Review of Thomas Kinsella, Collected Poems 1956-2001.
Davis, Alex; (2002) Patrolling the Hive of His Brain. Review of Thomas Kinsella, Collected Poems 1956-2001. Book Reviews [Details]
(2002)Linguistic Lustfulness. Review of Nigel McLoughlin, Clearing; Ciaran O'Driscoll, Moving On, Still There; and Pearse Hutchinson, Collected Poems.
Davis, Alex; (2002) Linguistic Lustfulness. Review of Nigel McLoughlin, Clearing; Ciaran O'Driscoll, Moving On, Still There; and Pearse Hutchinson, Collected Poems. Book Reviews [Details]
(2002)Review of Keith Tuma, ed., Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry.
Davis, Alex; (2002) Review of Keith Tuma, ed., Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry. Book Reviews [Details]
(2002)Not Parenthetical. Review of David Jones, Wedding Poems.
Davis, Alex; (2002) Not Parenthetical. Review of David Jones, Wedding Poems. Book Reviews [Details]
(2001)Review of Ray Ryan, ed., Writing in the Irish Republic: Literature, Culture, Politics 1949-1999.
Davis, Alex; (2001) Review of Ray Ryan, ed., Writing in the Irish Republic: Literature, Culture, Politics 1949-1999. Book Reviews [Details]
(2001)Lyrical Parts. Review of John Montague, Selected Poems; and John Montague, Company: A Chosen Life.
Davis, Alex; (2001) Lyrical Parts. Review of John Montague, Selected Poems; and John Montague, Company: A Chosen Life. Book Reviews [Details]
(2001)Occasional Unity. Review of Edna Longley, Poetry and Posterity; and Edna Longley, ed., The Bloodaxe Book of 20th Century Poetry.
Davis, Alex; (2001) Occasional Unity. Review of Edna Longley, Poetry and Posterity; and Edna Longley, ed., The Bloodaxe Book of 20th Century Poetry. Book Reviews [Details]
(2000)Riverrun. Review of Noel Duffy and Theo Dorgan, eds., Watching the River Flow: A Century in Irish Poetry.
Davis, Alex; (2000) Riverrun. Review of Noel Duffy and Theo Dorgan, eds., Watching the River Flow: A Century in Irish Poetry. Book Reviews [Details]
(1998)Purity and Dirt. Review of Trevor Joyce, Syzygy. Irish Review 22 (1998), pp.114-116.
Davis, Alex; (1998) Purity and Dirt. Review of Trevor Joyce, Syzygy. Irish Review 22 (1998), pp.114-116. Book Reviews [Details]
(1994)Review of Áine Miller, Goldfish in a Baby Bath.
Davis, Alex; (1994) Review of Áine Miller, Goldfish in a Baby Bath. Book Reviews [Details]
(1994)New Poetry. Review of Michael Hartnett, Selected Poems and New Poems; Paul Muldoon, The Annals of Chile; and Paula Meehan, Pillow Talk.
Davis, Alex; (1994) New Poetry. Review of Michael Hartnett, Selected Poems and New Poems; Paul Muldoon, The Annals of Chile; and Paula Meehan, Pillow Talk. Book Reviews [Details]
(1994)Clear the Stream. Review of Edna Longley, The Living Stream: Literature and Revisionism in Ireland.
Davis, Alex; (1994) Clear the Stream. Review of Edna Longley, The Living Stream: Literature and Revisionism in Ireland. Book Reviews [Details]
(1994)Joy and Weakness. Review of Brendan Kennelly, Journey into Joy: Selected Prose; and Richard Pine, ed., Dark Fathers into Light: Brendan Kennelly.
Davis, Alex; (1994) Joy and Weakness. Review of Brendan Kennelly, Journey into Joy: Selected Prose; and Richard Pine, ed., Dark Fathers into Light: Brendan Kennelly. Book Reviews [Details]

Electronic Article

 YearPublication
(2010)Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry, Cork Launch, 16 March 2010.
Davis, Alex; (2010) Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry, Cork Launch, 16 March 2010. Canterbury: Electronic Article [Details]

Encyclopedia Entries

 YearPublication
(2006)W.B.Yeats in Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia.
Davis, Alex; (2006) W.B.Yeats in Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia Entries. [Details]
(2006)The Celtic Twilight (1893, 1902) in Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia.
Davis, Alex; (2006) The Celtic Twilight (1893, 1902) in Celtic Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia Entries. [Details]
(2003)Entries on W.B. Yeats, Brian Coffey and Denis Devlin.
Davis, Alex; (2003) Entries on W.B. Yeats, Brian Coffey and Denis Devlin. . Encyclopedia Entries. [Details]

Film or Broadcasts

 YearPublication
(2007)Hiding in Plain Sight.
Davis, Alex; (2007) Hiding in Plain Sight. Film or Broadcasts [Details]

Other

 YearPublication
(1997)Literature 6: The Late-Twentieth Century, unit 13, British and American Poetry of the 1950s and 1960s: The Movement and Confessional Poetry: Philip Larkin, Donald David and Robert Lowell.
Davis, Alex; (1997) Literature 6: The Late-Twentieth Century, unit 13, British and American Poetry of the 1950s and 1960s: The Movement and Confessional Poetry: Philip Larkin, Donald David and Robert Lowell. Other [Details]

Newspaper Articles

 YearPublication
(2004)'Patrick Kavanagh'.
Davis, Alex; (2004) 'Patrick Kavanagh'. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Poems

 YearPublication
(2013)‘“Much Falling”; After Propertius 1.3.1-10’.
Davis, Alex (2013) ‘“Much Falling”; After Propertius 1.3.1-10’. Poems [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2003The UCC Faculty of Arts Research Award University College Cork

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2015)Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism,
Davis, Alex (2015) Collaborator: Ezra Pound and Uncreative Writing. [Plenary Lecture], Poetry and Collaboration in the Age of Modernism, Trinity College Dublin , 02-JUL-15 - 03-JUL-15. [Details]
(2015)Ireland and Russia: The Past and the Present, Fifth International Conference,
Davis, Alex (2015) 'Joyce's Yeats'. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Ireland and Russia: The Past and the Present, Fifth International Conference, Vladimir Nabokov Museum, St Petersburg , 18-JUN-15 - 18-JUN-15. [Details]
(2015)American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS),
Alex Davis (2015) Roundtable discussion on Thomas Kinsella. [Invited Seminars/Guest Lectures], American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS), Ft Lauderdale, Florida , 25-MAR-15 - 28-MAR-15. [Details]
(2015)Yeats in Print 1889-1939,
Davis, Alex (2015) ‘Very little to have been so long about': The Making of Yeats’ Poems, 1899-1905. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Yeats in Print 1889-1939, UCD James Joyce Library, University College Dublin , 22-MAY-15 - 22-MAY-15. [Details]
(2014)Modernist Afterlives,
Alex Davis (2014) Afterlives in Irish Modernist Poetry. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Modernist Afterlives, Boston College, Dublin , 07-MAR-14 - 07-MAR-14. [Details]
(2013)54th Yeats Summer School,
Alex Davis (2013) In The Seven Woods. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], 54th Yeats Summer School, Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo , 04-AUG-13 - 09-AUG-13. [Details]
(2013)25th Ezra Pound International Conference: Ezra Pound and Modernism,
Davis, Alex (2013) ‘Their Jackets on the Cantos: Pound and Irish Poetry’. [Plenary Lecture], 25th Ezra Pound International Conference: Ezra Pound and Modernism, Trinity College Dublin and Mater Dei Institute, Dublin , 11-JUL-13 - 11-JUL-13. [Details]
(2012)The Ted Hughes Society Conference,
Alex Davis (2012) ‘The Future of an Allusion: Receptions of Ovid in Arthur Golding and Ted Hughes’. [Oral Presentation], The Ted Hughes Society Conference, Pembroke College, Cambridge University , 14-SEP-12 - 15-SEP-12. [Details]
(2010)Fin de siècle Conference,
Alex Davis (2010) ‘Learning to be Brutal: Synge, Linguistics, Decadence’. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Fin de siècle Conference, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick , 16-APR-10 - 17-OCT-10. [Details]
(2007)Irish Modernism Conference,
Davis, Alex; (2007) Irish Modernism. [Oral Presentation], Irish Modernism Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 19-OCT-07 - 20-OCT-07. [Details]
(2007)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (2007) Material Modernism and the Little Magazine. [Oral Presentation], unknown, University College Cork , 18-APR-07 - 20-APR-07. [Details]
(2005)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (2005) Is it really a revolution, though? Paul Muldoon and Linguistically Innovative Poetry. [Oral Presentation], unknown, University of Leeds , 16-SEP-05 - 17-SEP-05. [Details]
(2002)Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland Tenth International Conference,,
Davis, Alex; (2002) Joseph Campbell and the London Avant-garde. [Oral Presentation], Society for the Study of Nineteenth-Century Ireland Tenth International Conference,, All Hallows College, Dublin , 28-JUN-02 - 30-JUN-02. [Details]
(2002)6th Cork International Poetry Festival: Pushing the Boundaries,
Davis. Alex; (2002) 'In or around' 1934: When was Irish Poetic Modernism?. [Oral Presentation], 6th Cork International Poetry Festival: Pushing the Boundaries, Triskel Arts Theatre, Cork , 10-MAY-02 - 11-MAY-02. [Details]
(2001)Understanding Tradition Conference,
Davis, Alex; (2001) 'Time is a Squirrel': Irish Poetic Modernism and the Canon. [Oral Presentation], Understanding Tradition Conference, University College, Cork , 22-JUN-01 - 23-JUN-01. [Details]
(2000)Second Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association,
Davis, Alex; (2000) Irish Poetry after Pound. [Oral Presentation], Second Annual Conference of the Modernist Studies Association, University of Pennsylvania , 12-OCT-00 - 15-OCT-00. [Details]
(2000)Ninth Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: The Sublime and the City, School of Language and Literature,
Davis, Alex; (2000) Thomas MacGreevy, Samuel Beckett, War, and the City. [Oral Presentation], Ninth Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: The Sublime and the City, School of Language and Literature, University College, Cork , 28-APR-00 - 29-APR-00. [Details]
(1999)The First Annual Thomas MacGreevy Weekend Seminar,
Davis, Alex; (1999) Picking Up the Pieces: Thomas MacGreevy¿s War Poetry. [Oral Presentation], The First Annual Thomas MacGreevy Weekend Seminar, Tarbert, Co. Kerry , 29-OCT-99 - 30-OCT-99. [Details]
(1999)Make it New (Again): The 3rd Cork Conference on Alternative Poetry/Performance Art,
Davis, Alex; (1999) Making it New? Alternatives and Mainstreams in Contemporary Irish Poetry. [Oral Presentation], Make it New (Again): The 3rd Cork Conference on Alternative Poetry/Performance Art, Cork , 24-APR-99 - 24-APR-99. [Details]
(1998)Something we have that they don't: Post-War Anglo-American Poetic Relations,
Davis, Alex; (1998) 'They Grow American': Irish Modernist and Postmodernist Poets from the 1930s to the 1990s. [Oral Presentation], Something we have that they don't: Post-War Anglo-American Poetic Relations, Centre for English Studies, University of London , 09-JUL-98 - 11-JUL-98. [Details]
(1998)IASIL Conference '98,
Davis, Alex; (1998) 'No Narrative Easy in the Mind': Avant-Garde Poetry in Ireland from the 1930s to the 1990s. [Oral Presentation], IASIL Conference '98, University of Limerick , 20-JUL-98 - 25-JUL-98. [Details]
(1998)Seventh Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Space in Literature and Film,
Davis, Alex; (1998) Deposits and Diorite: The Poetic Spaces of David Jones and Charles Olson. [Invited Oral Presentation], Seventh Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Space in Literature and Film, School of Language and Literature, University College, Cork , 24-FEB-98 - 25-FEB-98. [Details]
(1997)First Conference on New and Experimental Irish Poetry,
Davis, Alex; (1997) 'No Narrative Easy in the Mind': Modernism, the Avant-Garde and Irish Poetry. [Oral Presentation], First Conference on New and Experimental Irish Poetry, University College, Cork , 26-APR-97 - 26-APR-97. [Details]
(1996)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (1996) Graves the Poet. [Oral Presentation], unknown, Shaw Summer School, Dublin , 10-JUL-96 - 10-JUL-96. [Details]
(1995)Fourth Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Epic and Romance,
Davis, Alex; (1995) In Search of the Anglo-Irish Epic: Yeats and the Young Irelanders. [Oral Presentation], Fourth Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Epic and Romance, School of Language and Literature, University College, Cork , 17-FEB-95 - 18-FEB-95. [Details]
(1995)Department of English Public Lecture,
Davis, Alex; (1995) The Novels of Canon Sheehan. [Oral Presentation], Department of English Public Lecture, University College, Cork , 09-FEB-95 - 09-FEB-95. [Details]
(1995)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (1995) Yeats, Modernism, Nationalism. [Oral Presentation], unknown, Yeats Summer School, Sligo , 10-AUG-95 - 10-AUG-95. [Details]
(1994)Third Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: The Arts of Biography and Autobiography,
Davis, Alex; (1994) Autobiographical Fiction as Worldmaking; Or, Lives are Lies. [Oral Presentation], Third Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: The Arts of Biography and Autobiography, School of Language and Literature, University College Cork , 18-FEB-94 - 19-FEB-94. [Details]
(1993)unknown,
Davis. Alex; (1993) Gamblers and Prophets: Representations of Modern Irish Literature. [Invited Oral Presentation], unknown, Le Moyne College, Syracuse, NY , 20-NOV-93 - 20-NOV-93. [Details]
(1993)Second Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Detective Genres,
Davis, Alex; (1993) Rugs on the Same Loom: William Faulkner and Ross Macdonald. [Oral Presentation], Second Conference on Cross-Currents in Literature: Detective Genres, School of Language and Literature, University College, Cork , 19-FEB-93 - 20-FEB-93. [Details]
(1992)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (1992) Richard Rorty and Literature. [Oral Presentation], unknown, University College Cork , 19-NOV-92 - 19-NOV-92. [Details]
(1992)Fourteenth Lipman Seminar on Ireland,
Davis, Alex; (1992) Elegy and Nationalism: Denis Devlin's 'The Tomb of Michael Collins'. [Oral Presentation], Fourteenth Lipman Seminar on Ireland, Ruskin Hall, Oxford , 03-APR-92 - 05-APR-92. [Details]
(1992)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (1992) Jansenism and Gender: The Poetry of Denis Devlin. [Oral Presentation], unknown, Trinity College, Dublin , 01-JUL-92 - 01-JUL-92. [Details]
(1990)The Second International Ted Hughes Summer School,
Davis, Alex; (1990) Romanticism, Existentialism, Patriarchy: Ted Hughes and the Visionary Imagination. [Oral Presentation], The Second International Ted Hughes Summer School, Holly Royde Conference Centre, Manchester , 15-JUL-90 - 20-JUL-90. [Details]
(1990)unknown,
Davis, Alex; (1990) Some Versions of Contemporary Irish Poetry. [Oral Presentation], unknown, Swarthmore College, PA , 26-SEP-90 - 26-SEP-90. [Details]

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University College Cork Junior Lecturer in Modern English01-JAN-89 / 01-JAN-02
University College Cork Senior Lecturer in Modern English01-JAN-02 / 01-JAN-08
University College Cork Associate Professor01-JAN-08 /

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
1985University of Sheffield B.A.English Literature
1990University of Sheffield PHDEnglish Literature

Consultancy

 ClientDescription
Universidad de Granada, Spain
External Examiner for a PhD
Arts Lives, RTE One
Consultant and interviewee for “Hiding in Plain Sight.” Arts Lives, RTE One [A documentary of Sheila Wingfield, Viscountess Powerscourt.]

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Irish University Review Referee01-JAN-03 -
Irish Studies Review Referee01-JAN-03 -
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