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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Paul Doherty

english department

Paul Doherty

Associate Professor Emeritus

A.B., College of the Holy Cross                                
Ph.D., University of Missouri

Stokes Hall S487
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-3705
Fax: 617-552-4220
E-mail: dohertyp@bc.edu

Academic Profile

Specializes in James Joyce and in the early history of the study of "English," specifically the intertwined academic histories of rhetoric, composition, and literature.

Publications (selected)

  • "George V. Higgins," in Dictionary of Literary Biography Yearbook, 1999, ed. Matthew J. Bruccioli. Gale Group: Farmington Hills, MI, 2000. 129-139.
  • “’Heroism’ and ‘Ordinary Life” in the Stories of Andre Dubus.” Religion and the Arts 6-1/2 (2002) 149-61.
  • "It's All in the Mind," rev. of The Cast of Characters: A Reading of Ulysses, by Paul Schwaber, Irish Literary Supplement, Spring, 2000. 27-8.