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Journal Articles

O’Callaghan, C and Fanning, S (2023) Editorial, Bronte Studies, 48(1-2), pp.1-4, ISSN: 1474-8932. DOI: 10.1080/14748932.2023.2186005.

O'Callaghan, C (2022) “She resolutely refuses to see a doctor”: Re-reading Emily Brontë and tuberculosis in 1848; or Charlotte Brontë, sickness and correspondence, Women's Writing, 29(4), pp.566-582, ISSN: 0969-9082. DOI: 10.1080/09699082.2022.2122324.

O'Callaghan, C and Cox, J (2021) Neo-Victorian Collins: legacies and afterlives, The Wilkie Collins Journal, 18, pp.1-12.

O'Callaghan, C (2020) "Pronouns are problematic": The trans* body and gender theory; or, revisiting the Neo-Victorian Wo/Man’, Neo-Victorian Studies, 13(1), pp.75-99, ISSN: 1757-9481.

O'Callaghan, C and Stewart, M (2020) Heathcliff, race and Adam Low’s documentary, A Regular Black: The Hidden Wuthering Heights (2010), Bronte Studies, 45(2), pp.156-167, ISSN: 1474-8932. DOI: 10.1080/14748932.2020.1715045.

O'Callaghan, C (2019) Uncovering Emily Brontë’s Musicality: Emily Jane Bronte and Her Music [Book Review], Journal of Victorian Culture, 24(4), pp.559-562, ISSN: 1355-5502. DOI: 10.1093/jvcult/vcz011.

O'Callaghan, C and Franklin, S (2019) Introduction: The coarseness of the Brontës reconsidered, Brontë Studies, 44(1), pp.1-4, ISSN: 1474-8932. DOI: 10.1080/14748932.2019.1525871.

O'Callaghan, C (2018) “He is rather peculiar, perhaps”: Reading Mr Rochester’s coarseness queerly, Brontë Studies, 44(1), pp.123-135, ISSN: 0309-7765. DOI: 10.1080/14748932.2019.1525885.

O'Callaghan, C (2018) “A poet, a solitary”: Emily Brontë — Queerness, quietness, and solitude, Victorians: A Journal of Culture and Literature, 134(Winter 2018), pp.204-217, ISSN: 2475-6741. DOI: 10.1353/vct.2018.0019.

O’callaghan, C and Young, E (2016) ‘Lovers of liberty’?Prostitution and the Politics of Choice in Emma Donoghue’s Slammerkin, Women: A Cultural Review, 27(2), pp.137-152, ISSN: 0957-4042. DOI: 10.1080/09574042.2016.1227153.

O'Callaghan, C (2016) Neo-Victorian After-Affects: Female Genital Mutilation in Emma Donoghue's ‘Cured’ – The Scandalous Case of Isaac Baker Brown, Victoriographies, 6(1), pp.147-164, ISSN: 2044-2416. DOI: 10.3366/vic.2016.0229.

O'Callaghan, C (2015) “The Grossest Rakes of Fiction”: Reassessing Gender, Sex, and Pornography in Sarah Waters'sFingersmith, Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 56(5), pp.560-575, ISSN: 0011-1619. DOI: 10.1080/00111619.2015.1019399.

Davies, H and O'Callaghan, C (2014) All in this together? Feminisms, academia, austerity, Journal of Gender Studies, 23(3), pp.227-232, ISSN: 0958-9236. DOI: 10.1080/09589236.2014.913824.

O'Callaghan, C (2014) Sarah Waters's recreations of Victorian domestic space; or, the lesbians in the attic, Peer English, (9), pp.122-138.

Muller, N and O'Callaghan, C (2013) 2 * Feminisms, The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 21(1), pp.23-42, ISSN: 1077-4254. DOI: 10.1093/ywcct/mbt001.

O'Callaghan, C (2013) “Smash the social machine”: Neo-Victorianism and postfeminism in Emma Donoghue’s The Sealed Letter, Neo-Victorian Studies, 6(2), pp.64-88, ISSN: 1757-9481.

O'Callaghan, C (2012) The Equivocal Symbolism of Pearls in the Novels of Sarah Waters, Contemporary Women's Writing, 6(1), pp.20-37, ISSN: 1754-1484. DOI: 10.1093/cww/vpq021.


O'Callaghan, C (2018) Emily Bronte Reappraised,ISBN: 9781912235056.

Davies, H and O'Callaghan, C (2017) Gender and Austerity in Popular Culture Femininity, Masculinity and Recession in Film and Television, I. B. Tauris, ISBN: 9781784536640.

O'Callaghan, C (2017) Sarah Waters: Gender and sexual politics, Bloomsbury Publishing, ISBN: 9781474271530.

Jones, A and O'Callaghan, C (ed) (2016) Sarah Waters and Contemporary Feminisms, Palgrave Macmillan UK, ISBN: 9781137506078. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-50608-5.


Beller, A-M and O'Callaghan, C (2024) “The Unclosed Coffin”: The Neo-Victorian Afterlives of Elizabeth Siddal. In The Palgrave Handbook of Neo-Victorianism, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.237-254, ISBN: 9783031321597.

Beller, AM and O'Callaghan, C (2022) (In)appropriating Alice: The neo-victorian sexualization of Carroll's Wonderland. In Alice in Wonderland in Film and Popular Culture, pp.217-233, ISBN: 9783031022159. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-031-02257-9_14.

Fanning, S and O'Callaghan, C (2022) Bad or mad?: Branwell Brontë, mental health, and alcoholism in Sally Wainwright's To Walk Invisible. In Byrne, K, Taddeo, JA, Leggott, J (ed) Diagnosing History: Medicine in Television Period Drama, Manchester University Press,ISBN: 9781526163288. DOI: 10.7765/9781526163295.00024.

O'Callaghan, C (2020) ‘Awaiting the death blow’: gendered violence and Miss Havisham’s afterlives. In Bell, E (ed) Dickens After Dickens, White Rose University Press, pp.83-100, ISBN: 9781912482207. DOI: 10.22599/DickensAfterDickens.e.

O'Callaghan, C (Accepted for publication) Killing the “Angel in the House”: Violence and Victim-Blaming in Anne Brontë’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. In Intersections of Gender, Race and Class in the Long Nineteenth Century and Beyond, Palgrave Macmillan, TBC, ISBN: 978-3-319-96769-1.

O'Callaghan, C (2018) ‘Pride versus prejudice: Wounded men, masculinity and disability in Downton Abbey’. In Conflicting Masculinities: Men in Television Period Drama, Bloomsbury, pp.187-201, ISBN: 9781788313353.

O'Callaghan, C (2018) "Little things": Writing the sexual revolution. In Unknown Parent Title, Cambridge University Press,ISBN: 9781316424179. DOI: 10.1017/9781316424179.

O'Callaghan, C (2017) A Wilde scoundrel: Villainy and “Lad Culture” in the filmic afterlives of Dorian Gray. In Unknown Parent Title, Brill / Rodopi, pp.252-268, ISBN: 9789004322240.

O'Callaghan, C (2017) The Little Stranger –A study of the heteropatriarchal male and the dynamics of masculine domination. In Sarah Waters: Gender and Sexual Politics, Bloomsbury, pp.161-197, ISBN: 9781474271530.

O'Callaghan, C (2016) ‘Grisley “L” business’: Re-valuing female masculinity and butch subjectivity in Tipping the Velvet and The Night Watch. In Sarah Waters and Contemporary Feminisms, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.193-214, ISBN: 978-1-137-50607-8. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-50608-5_11.

O'Callaghan, C (2016) The downturn at Downton: Money and masculinity in Downton Abbey. In Gender and Austerity in Popular Culture Femininity, Masculinity and Recession in Film and Television, I. B. Tauris, pp.43-64, ISBN: 9781784536640.

Jones, A and O’Callaghan, C (2016) Sarah Waters’s Feminisms. In Sarah Waters and Contemporary Feminisms, Palgrave Macmillan UK, pp.1-21, ISBN: 9781137506078. DOI: 10.1057/978-1-137-50608-5_1.

O'Callaghan, C (2012) ‘“Lesbo Victorian Romp”: Celebrating Sexuality in Sarah Waters’s Tipping the Velvet’. In Sexuality and Contemporary Literature, Cambria Press, pp.61-80, ISBN: 9781604978247.

O'Callaghan, C (2012) Re-claiming Anne Damer/re-covering Sapphic history: Emma Donoghue’s Life Mask. In The Female Figure in Contemporary Historical Fiction, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.134-152, ISBN: 9780230302785. DOI: 10.1057/9781137283382.

(2012) The Female Figure in Contemporary Historical Fiction. In Cooper, K and Short, E (ed) Unknown Parent Title, Palgrave Macmillan UK,ISBN: 9781349337828. DOI: 10.1057/9781137283382.

Beller, A-M and O'Callaghan, C (Accepted for publication) (In)Appropriate Alice: The Neo-Victorian Sexualization of Carroll’s Wonderland. In A, S (ed) Unknown Parent Title, Palgrave Macmillan.

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