Dr Dearbhla McGrath

Title prefix: 
Dr
First name: 
Dearbhla
Family name: 
McGrath
Country: 
Ireland
Institution: 
Université de Picardie Jules Verne
Title: 
Maître de langue
Short description: 

Maître de langue

Langues étrangères appliquées, Université de Picardie Jules Verne

Antenne de Beauvais

Languages: 
English, French
Teaching areas: 

 Langue Anglaise, Civilisation Britannique

Research areas: 

 

 

  • Comparative Literature, English & French
  • 17th century French Literature, contes de fées (fairy tales)
  • 20th and 21st century fairy-tale re-writings (French and English)
  • L'Ecriture féminine (Women’s writing)
  • Translation of Children’s Literature
  • Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Approaches: Comparative, Socio-Literary, Reception Theory, Intertextuality

 

 




 

Conferences: 

Self, Selves and Sexuality; The Second Irish International Conference in Sexuality Studies, Dublin City University, 8-10 March 2012. Title of Paper: Transforming Tales – Sexual Imagery in Cupid and Psyche (Apuleius) and Serpentin Vert (Mme d’Aulnoy).

Colloque international Mme Leprince de Beaumont, avec le soutien de la MSH Lorraine, du CELJM (Nancy 2) et du CEREDI (Université de Rouen), Université Nancy 2, Nancy, France, 5-6 October 2011. Title of Paper:  A la recherche de la signature féminine ; deux réécritures de ‘La Belle et la Bête’.

Fourth International Congress of the Réseau Européen d’études littéraires comparées / European network for Comparative literary Studies (REELC/ENCLS): Literary Dislocations, The Institute of Macedonian Literature, The Macedonian Comparative Literature Association and REELC/ENCLS, SS. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje et Ohrid, Macedonia, 1-3 September 2011. Title of Paper: Borderline Bodies; Abjection and Marginality in Tanith Lee’s ‘Red as Blood’.

Comparative Literature Association of Ireland Postgraduate Symposium, University of Limerick, 26-27 November 2010. Title of Paper: Weaving Words; The Subjective Role of Gender in the work of Robin McKinley.

Écrivaines Irlandaises / Irish Women Writers conference, organised by the Groupe de Recherche en Études Irlandaises (ERIBIA-GREI), Université de Caen Basse-Normandie, France, 5-6 November 2010. Title of paper: Marginal Identities; Representations of Sexuality in the work of Emma Donoghue.

Self, Selves and Sexuality; The First Irish International Conference in Sexuality Studies, Dublin City University, 19-20 March 2010. Title of paper: Monstrous Sexualities, Peau d’âne – The Forgotten Tale?

The Third International Congress of the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies-Transformations of the European Landscape: Encounters between the Self and the Other, Vilnius Pedagogical University, Lithuania, 11-13 September 2009. Title of paper; Changing Attitudes towards Gender in Europe A Comparative Analysis of Fairy Tales Written by Women. (www.eurolit.net)

The International Congress of Comparative Literature and the Teaching of Literature and Language-A Comparative Analysis of folk tales; A Multicultural Perspective, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey, 29 April 1 May 2009. Title of paper: The Role of Metamorphosis and Gender in Fairy Tales Social Commentary in the works of Mme dAulnoy, Angela Carter and Marie Darrieussecq. (www://caft.info)

Journée des Doctorants de l’ADEFFI , ADEFFI Postgraduate Symposium, 25 April 2009. Title of paper: The Fairy Tale Link between Mme d’Aulnoy and Marie Darrieussecq. (www.adeffi.ie)

 

Publications: 

McGrath, Dearbhla (2014) Marginal Identities Representations of Sexuality in The Tale of the Rose from Emma Donoghues Kissing the Witch in Cardin, Bertrand and Mikowski, Sylvie (eds.) Écrivaines irlandaises / Irish Women Writers (Caen: Presses Universitaires de Caen), Conference Proceedings

McGrath, Dearbhla (2013) À la recherche de la signature feminine Le role de la méchante fée ou de la sorcière dans deux réécritures de La Belle et la bête in Chiron, Jeanne and Seth, Catriona (eds.) Marie Leprince de Beaumont De l’éducation des filles à La Belle et la bête (Paris: Classiques Garnier), Conference Proceedings

McGrath, Dearbhla (2012) Borderline Bodies – Abjection and Marginality in Tanith Lee’s ‘Red as Blood’ in Sonja Stojmenska-Elzeser and Vladimir Martinovski (eds.) Literary Dislocations (Skopje: Institute of Macedonian Literature), Conference Proceedings available at: http://www.iml.org.mk/images/materijali/zbornik%20Dislokacii%20prelom%20KA%203.pdf

McGrath, Dearbhla (2011) Changing Attitudes towards Gender in Europe A Comparative Analysis of Fairy Tales written by Women in Acta Litteraria Comparativa Transformations of the European Landscape: Encounters between the Self and the Other (Vilnius: Lithuanian Association of Comparative Literature), Conference Proceedings

McGrath, Dearbhla (2009) The Role of Metamorphosis and Gender in Fairy Tales Social Commentary in the works of Mme dAulnoy, Angela Carter and Marie Darrieussecq The International Congress of Comparative Literature and the Teaching of Literature and Language-A Comparative Analysis of folk tales; A Multicultural PerspectiveConference Proceedings