Dr Keith Hopper

Jt Assistant Lecturer



Dr Keith Hopper is a native of Sligo town. He taught Literature & Film Studies at Oxford University’s Department for Continuing Education for over twenty years, and currently teaches Writing & Literature at the Institute of Technology, Sligo.

Keith has a BA and MA in English Literature from NUI Galway; an MSt in Research Methods and a DPhil in English Literature from the University of Oxford; and an MA in Digital Humanities from King’s College London. He has held research fellowships at St Cross College, Oxford, and at St Mary’s University, London.

He is the author of Flann O’Brien: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Post-modernist (revised edition, 2009); general editor of the twelve-volume Ireland into Film series (2001-2007); and co-editor of Flann O’Brien: Centenary Essays (2011), Neglected Irish Fiction (2012), and The Short Fiction of Flann O’Brien (2013). Keith also co-edited a series of four books by and about Dermot Healy: The Collected Short Stories (2015); Fighting with Shadows [novel] (2015); The Collected Plays (2016); and Writing the Sky: Observations and Essays on Dermot Healy (2016).

Keith has written essays and reviews for the New Statesman and the Irish Times, and is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement. He is currently writing a book on poetry and the sense of place in the digital age.

For a full list of his publications, see: https://oxford.academia.edu/KeithHopper