Dr James Kelly



Charles Maturin, Four Courts Pr Ltd, 2011.

Ireland and Romanticism, Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.


'No Dumb Ireland: Robert Burns and Irish Cultural Nationalism in the Nineteenth century', Eire - Ireland: a journal of Irish studies, vol. 3-4, no. 47, 2012, 251-268

The oral tradition and literature in Ireland and Scotland: Popular culture in in Robert Burns and Charles Maturin, Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 61-72


'The Most Portentous Event in Modern History': Ireland Before and After Peterloo, in Commemorating Peterloo Violence, Resilience, and Claim-Making During the Romantic Era, EUP, 2019

'Ireland and Union', in Duff D (eds) Oxford Handbook of British Romanticism, Oxford University Press, 2018

'Literature Under the Union', in Ó Gallchoir C, Ingman H (eds) A History of Modern Irish Women's Literature, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018

The Politics of Ruins, in Writing Britain's Ruins, , 2017

Gothic and the Celtic Fringe, 1750-1830, in Townsend D, Byron G (eds) The Gothic World, London: Routledge, 2013

Entries on 'Irish Prose', 'Madame De Stael', 'Regina Maria Roche', 'Thomas Skinner Surr', in Burwick F, Goslee NM, Hoeveler DL (eds) The Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Why national tale and not national novel? Maturin, Owenson, and the limits of Irish fiction, in Alexander N, Murphy S, Oakman A (eds) To the Other Shore: Cross-currents in Irish and Scottish Studies, Belfast: Queen's University Belfast, 2004


Earnestness and Reality: Oratory and Speech in the Fiction of John and Michael Banim, European Romantic Review, vol. 26, no. 6, 2015, 743-756


Irish Orators and Scotch Reviewers: Persuasion and conviction in the 1810s, International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Annual Conference, University of York, 20th - 24th Jul 2015

'The Manner of Being': Maria Edgeworth, Mary Leadbeater, and representation, British Association of Romantic Studies Biannual Conference 2015: Romantic Imprints, University of Cardiff, 16th - 19th Jul 2015

'What has a pipe to do with the story?': Circumlocution and comedy in Radcliffe, Ann Radcliffe at 250: Gothic and Romantic Imaginations, University of Sheffield, 27th - 29th Jun 2014

'It was on a dark and stormy night': Theatre chapbooks and the circulation of narrative, British Association of Romantic Studies Biannual Conference, Southampton, 25th - 28th Jul 2013

Gothic Histories: Scott, Banim, and romancing the past in the 1820s, On the Edge: Transitions, Transgressions, and Transformations in Irish and Scottish Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 19th - 23rd Jun 2013