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Frank C. Manista <email@example.com>
Michigan State University
20th Century British Literature, Irish Studies, Critical Theory, Postmodernism, and Cultural Studies.
Book Length Study: Voice, Boundary, and Identity in the Works of James Joyce. Lewiston: Edwin Mellen P, 2006.
“Doing Proper Things for Improper Reasons: Spiritual Ambivalence in Major Barbara.” Shaw-26. Ed. Maryann Crawford-Krajnik. (2006).
“Any Irish In You?: The Crises of Irishness in Contemporary Irish Drama.” The Current Debate about the Irish Literary Canon: Essays Reassessing the Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing. Ed. Helen Thompson. Lewiston/Ceredigion: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2006.
Review: The Aesthetics of Chaos: Nonlinear Thinking and Contemporary Literary Criticism, by Michael Patrick Gillespie. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2003. James Joyce Quarterly. 41.3 (2006).
“Reflections on the Market.” The Job Search in Academe. Ed. Dawn Formo and Cheryl Creed. (Summer, 2006).
“The Gulf of Dislike Between Reality and Resemblance in Bernard Shaw’s ‘The Black Girl in Search of God.’” Shaw-23. Ed. Gale Larson/Maryann Crawford. (2003)
|Address:||250 Bessey Hall
E. Lansing, Michigan 48915
|List Affiliations:||Advisory Board Member for H-James-Joyce
List Editor for H-James-Joyce
Review Editor for H-James-Joyce
|Interests:||Art and Art History
Religious Studies and Theology
Ph.D. Michigan State University, 2000
MA Marquette University (Milwaukee) 1992
BA-Honors Marquette University 1990
Courses: Freshmen Composition focusing on Science and Technology. English literature: introductory through upper-division, focusing on 20th Century and Contemporary British and Irish Literatures.
“Any Irish in You? The Problematics of Identity and Space in Contemporary Irish Drama.” Modern Language Association National Convention: 27-31 December 2001, New Orleans, LA.
“The Gulf of Dislike: Truth and the PostModern Condition in G.B. Shaw’s The Black Girl in Search of God.” Shaw’s Brave New World: The International Bernard Shaw Conference: 19-22 March 2001, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI.
"The Michigan State Sequicentenniel Oral History Project." Oral History Association, 34th Annual National Meeting: 11-15 October 2000, Durham, NC.
"Listening to the Sound of His Own Voice: Initiating Negotiations Between Voice and Identity in James Joyce's Dubliners." American Conference for Irish Studies, 37th Annual National Meeting: 12-15 May 1999, Roanoke, VA.
"Collaborative Learning: University Archives and Freshman Composition." (Co-authored with Jeanine Mazak). Library Outreach, Partnerships, and Distance Education: Reference Librarians at the Gateway. Ed. Wendi Arant and Pixey Anne Mosley. The Haworth Press, Inc, 2000: 225-242 (co-published in The Reference Librarian. 67/68, 1999).
"Representing Sublimity: Body as Paradox in the Work of Nuala ní Dhomhnaill." Contemporary Irish Women Poets. Ed. Alexander G. Gonzalez. Greenwood Press, 1999.
"James Joyce's Sacrificial Narrative: A Girardian Reading of Ulysses." Canadian Journal of Irish Studies. 24.2 (December 1998): 47-62.