Vicki Mahaffey


1979 …2017
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Research Interests

Gender/Sexuality Studies, Irish Studies, Modern British, Theory & Criticism, Women's Literature


Ph.D., Princeton University; M.A., Princeton University; B.A., University of Texas at Austin


Modernist literature; Irish literature; fairy tales and gender formation; Beckett; Eliot; Homer; Joyce; Wilde; Woolf; Yeats; literary authority and the Holocaust

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Research Output 1979 2017

Reauthorizing Joyce

Mahaffey, V., 1988, New York: Cambridge University Press. 222 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook


States of Desire: Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and the Irish Experiment

Mahaffey, V., Dec 3 1998, New York: Oxford University Press. 288 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

W. B. Yeats
Literary Modernism

Modernist Literature: Challenging Fictions

Mahaffey, V., Jan 2007, Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. 268 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Modernist Literature
Samuel Beckett

Darkening Freedom: Yeats, Joyce, Beckett

Mahaffey, V., Jan 11 2017, The Cambridge History of Modernism. Sherry, V. (ed.). New York: Cambridge University Press, p. 646-662

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

“Ricorso”: The Flaming Door of IV

Mahaffey, V., Dec 8 2015, Joyce's Allmaziful Plurabilities: Polyvocal Explorations of Finnegans Wake. Devlin, K. J. & Smedley, C. (eds.). Gainesville: University Press of Florida, p. 290-306 17 p. (The Florida James Joyce Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Activities 2015 2015

  • 2 Editorial activity

Joyce Studies Annual (Journal)

Vicki Mahaffey (Advisory board member)
2015 → …

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James Joyce Quarterly (Journal)

Vicki Mahaffey (Advisory board member)
2015 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity