Dr Matthew Creasy

  • Lecturer in English and Irish Literature (English Literature)

Research interests

Research interests

His critical edition of Arthur Symons' The Symbolist Movement in Literature was published by Fyfield-Carcanet in 2014 and he is PI for an AHRC-funded network called ‘Decadence and Translation’.

He is currently preparing a critical edition of George Moore’s novel, Confessions of a Young Man for the Jewelled Tortoise, an imprint of the MHRA.

  • Modernism
  • James Joyce
  • Decadence
  • The Fin de Siècle
  • Children’s Literature
  • Periodical Culture

Biography

Matthew Creasy joined the School of Critical Studies in 2007, having taught at the Universities of Sheffield, Durham and St Andrews. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge and Lincoln College and Christ Church, Oxford. During 2000 he was a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University. He completed his doctoral research on James Joyce. Since then, he has published essays and articles on James Joyce, Irish literature, William Empson, T.S. Eliot, Arthur Symons, Decadence and Victorian periodical culture.  His recent research concerns the influence of French literature upon the British Fin de siècle and early Modernism. 

Matthew is secretary to the Scottish Network of Modernist Studies and Vice-Chair of the British Association of Decadence Studies. 

Matthew is a member of the University of Glasgow Textual Editing Lab

 


Grants

2018 - AHRC Network ‘Decadence and Translation’


Supervision

I am currently supervising PhD dissertations on Walter de la Mare; the representation of gender in comics; and China Mieville.

I have successfully supervised PhD dissertations on:

  • James Joyce and Non-Euclidean Geometry
  • Modern Bildungsroman
  • Theology in Victorian Poetry
  • The Later Fantasy of E. Nesbit
  • Representations of the Aristocracy in Victorian Literature

Teaching

Matthew Creasy convenes the M.Litt. in Victorian Literature, contributing topic courses on ‘Fictions of Adultery’, ‘Decadence and the Modern’ and ‘Neovictorianism’.

He teaches undergraduate courses on ‘British Children’s Literature’ and ‘James Joyce’ and contributes lectures and classes across a range of courses, from Literary Theory to Victorian Literature and Modern American Literature.


Publications

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Number of items: 44.

2019

Creasy, M. (2019) "The Neglected, the Unutterable Verlaine": Arthur Symons, the Saturday review and French literature in the 1890s. Victorian Periodicals Review, (Accepted for Publication)

2018

Creasy, M. (2018) 'A Sort of Breviary': Arthur Symons, J.K. Huysmans and British decadence. Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens, (Accepted for Publication)

2017

Creasy, M. (2017) Joyce's Dante: Exile, Memory, and Community, by James Robinson. Translation and Literature, 26(2), pp. 248-251. (doi:10.3366/tal.2017.0295) [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2017) T.S. Eliot. Year's Work in English Studies, 96, pp. 1001-1008. (doi:10.1093/ywes/max016)

Creasy, M. (2017) The sinister guest: Arthur Symons, villiers de l'Isle-Adam and Post-Victorian decadence. In: Evangelista, S. and Bizzoto, E. (eds.) Arthur Symons: Poet, Critic, Vagabond. Series: Studies in comparative literature (44). Legenda. ISBN 9781781884973

2016

Creasy, M. (2016) A Handful of Eliot: Review of The Poems of T.S. Eliot, 2 volumes, ed. by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue. PN Review, 43(2), pp. 61-62. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) Mixed Up Confucian - A review of A.D. Moody, Ezra Pound: Portrait of the Man and his Work. Volume III: The Tragic Years, Oxford University Press 2015 654 + xxii pp., £30. PN Review, 42(5), pp. 80-81. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) Villiers de l'Isle-Adam: le theatre et ses imaginaires. French Studies, 70(2), (doi:10.1093/fs/knw061) [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition. Variants: The Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, 12-13, pp. 260-263. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) T.S. Eliot. Year's Work in English Studies, 95, pp. 1034-1041. (doi:10.1093/ywes/maw012)

2015

Creasy, M. (2015) How to write a children’s classic: the Gruffalo formula. Conversation, 7 Aug.

Creasy, M. (2015) Adultery. In: Felluga, D.F., Gilbert, P.K. and Hughes, L.K. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Series: The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.: Chichester. ISBN 9781118405383

Creasy, M. (2015) France. In: Felluga, D.F., Gilbert, P.K. and Hughes, L.K. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Series: The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.: Chichester. ISBN 9781118405383

2014

Creasy, M. (2014) Afflicted or not, James Joyce probed the politics of syphilis. Conversation, 10 Jun.

Symons, A. (2014) The Symbolist Movement in Literature. [Scholarly Editions]

2013

Creasy, M. and Thomson, A. (2013) Introduction: Ex-Centric Modernisms. Modernist Cultures, 7(1), pp. 157-162. (doi:10.3366/mod.2013.0058)

Creasy, M. and Randall, B. (2013) Alternative 1910s [Special Issue]. Literature and History, 22(1),

2012

Creasy, M. (2012) Review article: Michael Wood, Yeats and Violence, Ann Saddlemeyer (ed.), W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: The Letters, and Roy Foster, Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 48(3), pp. 351-355. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2012) Book Review: Jennifer Higgins, English Responses to French Poetry 1880-1940. Translation and Literature, 21(2), pp. 255-261. (doi:10.3366/tal.2012.0075) [Book Review]

Jaffe, A., Radford, A., Slote, S., Sandberg, E., Bentley, N., D'Monte, R., Saunders, G., Creasy, M. and Johnston, M. (2012) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 91(1), pp. 814-904. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mas008)

2011

Creasy, M. (Ed.) (2011) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Series: European Joyce Studies. Rodopi Press: Amsterdam. ISBN 9789042033276

Creasy, M. (2011) Error and education in Ulysses. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Erroriboose. Series: European Joyce Studies (20). Rodopi Press: Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 57-72. ISBN 9789042033276

Creasy, M. (2011) Introduction. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Rodopi Press.

Creasy, M. (2011) Inverted volumes and fantastic libraries: Ulysses and Bouvard et Pécuchet. In: Fordham, F. and Sakr, R. (eds.) James Joyce and the Nineteenth-Century French Novel. Series: European Joyce studies, 19. Rodopi Press: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 112-127. ISBN 9789042032897

Creasy, M. (2011) The cracking curriculum: Ulysses, error and education. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Rodopi Press.

Radford, A., Slote, S., Harrison, A., Sandberg, E., Bentley, N., D'monte, R., Saunders, G., Creasy, M. and Johnston, M. (2011) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 90(1), pp. 780-875. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mar017)

2010

Creasy, M. (2010) Bloomsbury group. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Faber & Faber. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Harriet Shaw Weaver. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Hogarth. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) James Joyce. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) T.S. Eliot. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Hamlet among the Celts: Shakespeare and Irish Ireland. In: Clare, J. and O'Neill, S. (eds.) Shakespeare and the Irish Writer. University College Dublin Press: Dublin, pp. 79-94. ISBN 9781906359393

Jaffe, A. et al. (2010) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 89(1), pp. 790-901. (doi:10.1093/ywes/maq015)

2009

Creasy, M. (2009) Book Review: Peter Mahon, Imagining Joyce and Derrida, Philip Kitcher, Joyce's Kaleidoscope and Len Platt, Joyce, Race and Finnegans Wake. Modernism/Modernity, 16(3), pp. 635-639. (doi:10.1353/mod.0.0113) [Book Review]

Bentley, N., Creasy, M. , Grover, M., D'Monte, R., Harrison, A., Jaffe, A., Quinn, J., Radford, A., Randall, B. and Saunders, G. (2009) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 88(1), pp. 867-989. (doi:10.1093/ywes/map006)

2008

Creasy, M. (2008) Seven types of ambiguity and James Joyce. Notes and Queries, 55(1), pp. 68-72. (doi:10.1093/notesj/gjm245)

Creasy, M. (2008) 'To vary the timehonoured adage': Ulysses and the proverb. English, 57(217), pp. 65-81. (doi:10.1093/english/efn008)

Jaffe, A. et al. (2008) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 87(1), pp. 863-965. (doi:10.1093/ywes/man005)

2007

Bentley, N. et al. (2007) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 86(1), pp. 780-886. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mam014)

Creasy, M. (2007) Empson's tact. In: Bevis, M. (ed.) Some Versions of Empson. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 182-200. ISBN 9780199286362

Creasy, M. (2007) Manuscripts and misquotations: Ulysses and genetic criticism. Joyce Studies Annual, 2007,

Creasy, M. (2007) Pre-1950 poetry. Year's Work in English Studies, 86(1), pp. 780-886. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mam014)

2005

Creasy, M. (2005) Shakespeare burlesque in Ulysses. Essays in Criticism, 55(2), pp. 136-158. (doi:10.1093/escrit/cgi010)

This list was generated on Mon Mar 25 16:38:22 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 44.

Articles

Creasy, M. (2019) "The Neglected, the Unutterable Verlaine": Arthur Symons, the Saturday review and French literature in the 1890s. Victorian Periodicals Review, (Accepted for Publication)

Creasy, M. (2018) 'A Sort of Breviary': Arthur Symons, J.K. Huysmans and British decadence. Cahiers Victoriens et Édouardiens, (Accepted for Publication)

Creasy, M. (2017) T.S. Eliot. Year's Work in English Studies, 96, pp. 1001-1008. (doi:10.1093/ywes/max016)

Creasy, M. (2016) T.S. Eliot. Year's Work in English Studies, 95, pp. 1034-1041. (doi:10.1093/ywes/maw012)

Creasy, M. (2015) How to write a children’s classic: the Gruffalo formula. Conversation, 7 Aug.

Creasy, M. (2014) Afflicted or not, James Joyce probed the politics of syphilis. Conversation, 10 Jun.

Creasy, M. and Thomson, A. (2013) Introduction: Ex-Centric Modernisms. Modernist Cultures, 7(1), pp. 157-162. (doi:10.3366/mod.2013.0058)

Creasy, M. and Randall, B. (2013) Alternative 1910s [Special Issue]. Literature and History, 22(1),

Jaffe, A., Radford, A., Slote, S., Sandberg, E., Bentley, N., D'Monte, R., Saunders, G., Creasy, M. and Johnston, M. (2012) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 91(1), pp. 814-904. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mas008)

Radford, A., Slote, S., Harrison, A., Sandberg, E., Bentley, N., D'monte, R., Saunders, G., Creasy, M. and Johnston, M. (2011) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 90(1), pp. 780-875. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mar017)

Jaffe, A. et al. (2010) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 89(1), pp. 790-901. (doi:10.1093/ywes/maq015)

Bentley, N., Creasy, M. , Grover, M., D'Monte, R., Harrison, A., Jaffe, A., Quinn, J., Radford, A., Randall, B. and Saunders, G. (2009) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 88(1), pp. 867-989. (doi:10.1093/ywes/map006)

Creasy, M. (2008) Seven types of ambiguity and James Joyce. Notes and Queries, 55(1), pp. 68-72. (doi:10.1093/notesj/gjm245)

Creasy, M. (2008) 'To vary the timehonoured adage': Ulysses and the proverb. English, 57(217), pp. 65-81. (doi:10.1093/english/efn008)

Jaffe, A. et al. (2008) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 87(1), pp. 863-965. (doi:10.1093/ywes/man005)

Bentley, N. et al. (2007) Modern literature. Year's Work in English Studies, 86(1), pp. 780-886. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mam014)

Creasy, M. (2007) Manuscripts and misquotations: Ulysses and genetic criticism. Joyce Studies Annual, 2007,

Creasy, M. (2007) Pre-1950 poetry. Year's Work in English Studies, 86(1), pp. 780-886. (doi:10.1093/ywes/mam014)

Creasy, M. (2005) Shakespeare burlesque in Ulysses. Essays in Criticism, 55(2), pp. 136-158. (doi:10.1093/escrit/cgi010)

Book Sections

Creasy, M. (2017) The sinister guest: Arthur Symons, villiers de l'Isle-Adam and Post-Victorian decadence. In: Evangelista, S. and Bizzoto, E. (eds.) Arthur Symons: Poet, Critic, Vagabond. Series: Studies in comparative literature (44). Legenda. ISBN 9781781884973

Creasy, M. (2015) Adultery. In: Felluga, D.F., Gilbert, P.K. and Hughes, L.K. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Series: The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.: Chichester. ISBN 9781118405383

Creasy, M. (2015) France. In: Felluga, D.F., Gilbert, P.K. and Hughes, L.K. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature. Series: The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of literature. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd.: Chichester. ISBN 9781118405383

Creasy, M. (2011) Error and education in Ulysses. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Erroriboose. Series: European Joyce Studies (20). Rodopi Press: Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp. 57-72. ISBN 9789042033276

Creasy, M. (2011) Introduction. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Rodopi Press.

Creasy, M. (2011) Inverted volumes and fantastic libraries: Ulysses and Bouvard et Pécuchet. In: Fordham, F. and Sakr, R. (eds.) James Joyce and the Nineteenth-Century French Novel. Series: European Joyce studies, 19. Rodopi Press: Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 112-127. ISBN 9789042032897

Creasy, M. (2011) The cracking curriculum: Ulysses, error and education. In: Creasy, M. (ed.) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Rodopi Press.

Creasy, M. (2010) Bloomsbury group. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Faber & Faber. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Harriet Shaw Weaver. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Hogarth. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) James Joyce. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) T.S. Eliot. In: Suarez, M.F. and Woudhuysen, H.R. (eds.) Oxford Companion to the Book. Oxford University Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198606536

Creasy, M. (2010) Hamlet among the Celts: Shakespeare and Irish Ireland. In: Clare, J. and O'Neill, S. (eds.) Shakespeare and the Irish Writer. University College Dublin Press: Dublin, pp. 79-94. ISBN 9781906359393

Creasy, M. (2007) Empson's tact. In: Bevis, M. (ed.) Some Versions of Empson. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 182-200. ISBN 9780199286362

Book Reviews

Creasy, M. (2017) Joyce's Dante: Exile, Memory, and Community, by James Robinson. Translation and Literature, 26(2), pp. 248-251. (doi:10.3366/tal.2017.0295) [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) A Handful of Eliot: Review of The Poems of T.S. Eliot, 2 volumes, ed. by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue. PN Review, 43(2), pp. 61-62. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) Mixed Up Confucian - A review of A.D. Moody, Ezra Pound: Portrait of the Man and his Work. Volume III: The Tragic Years, Oxford University Press 2015 654 + xxii pp., £30. PN Review, 42(5), pp. 80-81. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) Villiers de l'Isle-Adam: le theatre et ses imaginaires. French Studies, 70(2), (doi:10.1093/fs/knw061) [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2016) The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition. Variants: The Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship, 12-13, pp. 260-263. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2012) Review article: Michael Wood, Yeats and Violence, Ann Saddlemeyer (ed.), W. B. Yeats and George Yeats: The Letters, and Roy Foster, Words Alone: Yeats and his Inheritances. Forum for Modern Language Studies, 48(3), pp. 351-355. [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2012) Book Review: Jennifer Higgins, English Responses to French Poetry 1880-1940. Translation and Literature, 21(2), pp. 255-261. (doi:10.3366/tal.2012.0075) [Book Review]

Creasy, M. (2009) Book Review: Peter Mahon, Imagining Joyce and Derrida, Philip Kitcher, Joyce's Kaleidoscope and Len Platt, Joyce, Race and Finnegans Wake. Modernism/Modernity, 16(3), pp. 635-639. (doi:10.1353/mod.0.0113) [Book Review]

Edited Books

Creasy, M. (Ed.) (2011) Errears and Erroriboose: Joyce and Error. Series: European Joyce Studies. Rodopi Press: Amsterdam. ISBN 9789042033276

Scholarly Editions

Symons, A. (2014) The Symbolist Movement in Literature. [Scholarly Editions]

This list was generated on Mon Mar 25 16:38:22 2019 GMT.