Thomas Dillon Redshaw

Professor Emeritus of English / Editor Emeritus, New Hibernia Review
Senior Fellow, Institute of Irish Studies, Queen's University (Belfast)
Ph.D., New York University
M.A., University College (Dublin)
A.B., Tufts University
At St. Thomas since 1971


Modern and Contemporary Irish Literature
British Literature Between the Wars

Selected Publications


Well Dreams: Essays on John Montague. Ed. Thomas Dillon Redshaw.  Omaha: Creighton University Press, 2004.

Hill Field: Poems and Memoirs for John Montague on His Sixtieth Birthday, February 1989. Ed. Thomas Dillon Redshaw. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press; Loughcrew, Ireland: Gallery Books, February, 1989.

Thomas Mac Greevy: The Collected Poems. Ed. Thomas Dillon Redshaw. Dublin: New Writers' Press, 1971. Second printing, 1972.

Edited New Hibernia Review, 1: 1-10:2 (1995-2006). Four 160-page issues per year. Published by the Center for Irish Studies, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul

Edited Eire-Ireland (1973-1996). Four 160-page issues per year. Published by the Irish-American Cultural Institute.

''When Done Our Best When We Were Let': James Liddy's Arena," The South Carolina Review, 38, 1 (Fall, 2005), 97-117.

 "By James Liddy: A Descriptive Checklist, 1962-2004," An Sionnach, 1, 1 (Spring, 2005), 98-139.

 "'The Water There': John Montague and His Readers," in Well Dreams: Essays on John Montague (2004), pp. 1-28.

 "L'Exil et le Royaume-Uni: John Monatgue's Death of a Chieftain (1964)," in Well Dreams: Essays on John Montague (2004), pp. 127-46.

 "Books by John Montague: A Descriptive Checklist," in Well Dreams: Essays on John Montague (2004), pp. 393-433.

 "Printing a Second Revival: Liam Miller's Dolmen Editions, 1966," The South Carolina Review, 34, 2 (Spring, 2002), 91-107.

 "Antiquarian and Archival Icons," in The Dolmen Press: A Celebration, ed. Maurice Harmon (Dublin: The Lilliput Press, 2001), pp. 105-20.

 "Abstracting Icons: The Graphic Ornamentation of John Montague's The Rough Field (1972) and The Dead Kingdom (1984)," The South Carolina Review, 32, 1 (Fall, 1999), 100-15.

 "'Unificator': George Reavey and the Europa Poets of the 1930s," in Irish Poets and Modernism, ed. Patricia Coughlan, Alex Davis (Cork: Cork University Press, 1995), pp. 249-75. 

Selected Presentations

"Liam Miller's Crane Bag: The Dolmen Archive," Opening of the Dolmen Archive Lecture, March 6, 2006, Z. Smith Reynolds Library, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

"Liam Miller's Noble Labor," American Conference for Irish Studies, Annual Meeting, April 19-22, 2006, University of Missouri-St. Louis.

"The Making of Thomas Kinsella's Tain (1969)," An Dara Chomhdhail ar an Ruraiocht: The Second Ulster Cycle Conference, June 24-27, 2005, National University of Maynooth, Ireland.

"Undertow: John Montague's Sea Changes (1981)," Canadian Association for Irish Studies, Annual Meeting, June 20-24, 2005, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland.

"Undertow: The Unpublished Dolmen Edition of John Montague's Sea Changes," Southern Regional Meeting, American Conference for Irish Studies, February 24-26, 2005.

"Liam Miller and the Making of The Tain," International Association for the Study of Anglo-Irish Literatures, National University of Ireland, Galway (July, 2004).