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Luca Crispi

Lecturer/Assistant Professor

School Of English, Drama & Film
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: 716 8260
Email: luca.crispi@ucd.ie

Biography

Dr Luca Crispi is Lecturer in James Joyce Studies and Modernism in the School of English, Drama and Film and in the UCD Centre for Research for James Joyce Studies. His monograph - Joyce's Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in Ulysses: Becoming the Blooms - was published by Oxford University Press in 2015. He is a founding co-editor with Anne Fogarty of the Dublin James Joyce Journal (Volumes 1-8: 2008-15) and teaches on the Anglo-Irish as well as the Modern and Contemporary Literature MA programmes. He is also the Associate Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School and was a Board Member of the International James Joyce Foundation (2007-12).

He was the co-editor with Catherine Fahy of The Joyce Studies 2004 Series (National Library of Ireland, 2004-5) and with Sam Slote (TCD) of How Joyce Wrote Finnegans Wake: A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide  (Wisconsin UP, 2007). He was the James Joyce and W.B. Yeats Research Scholar at the National Library of Ireland from 2003 to 2007 and co-curator of the exhibitions James Joyce and Ulysses at the National Library of Ireland (2004-6) and Yeats: The Life and Works of W.B Yeats (2006-ongoing), and was the James Joyce Scholar-in-Residence, The Poetry Collection, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, from 1996 to 2003. He completed a comprehensive catalogue of the Buffalo Joyce Collections in 2010. His recent articles have appeared in the James Joyce Quarterly, the Journal of Modern Literature, Joyce Studies Annual and Genetic Joyce Studies and he is currently working on a monograph entitled Revising the Modernist Aesthetic of 'Ulysses'. He has articles forthcoming in European Joyce Studies and Variants: the Journal of the European Society for Textual Scholarship.

Professional

 

Associations

Association: The International James Joyce Foundation, Function/Role: Board Member 2006¿2012 (Member since 1996)
     

Conference Contributions

Crispi, L.; (1998) ''Oxen of the Sun': An Episode in Process', The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University of Buffalo. [Other], ''Oxen of the Sun': An Episode in Process', The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY , 01-APR-98.
Crispi, L.; (1997) 'Ulysses at 75: An Exhibition of James Joyce's Manuscripts, First Editions, Letters, Photographs, & Ephemera', The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University at Buffalo. [Other], The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY , 01-JUN-97.
Crispi, L.; (2006) 'Yeats: The Life and Works of W.B. Yeats', co-curator. [Other], 'Yeats: The Life and Works of W.B. Yeats', National Library of Ireland, National Library of Ireland, Dublin , 01-MAY-06.
Crispi, L.; (2004) 'James Joyce and Ulysses at the National Library of Ireland', National Library of Ireland. Co-curator. [Other], 'James Joyce and Ulysses at the National Library of Ireland', National Library of Ireland, Dublin , 01-JUN-04 - 01-MAR-06.
Crispi, L.; (2003) In Good Company: James Joyce and Publishers, Readers, Friends. Co-curator. [Other], In Good Company: James Joyce and Publishers, Readers, Friends, McFarlin Library, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma , 01-JUN-03 - 01-OCT-03.
Crispi, L.; (2000) 'Archiving the Ephemeral', The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University at Buffalo, cocurator. [Other], 'Archiving the Ephemeral', The Poetry/Rare Books Collection, University at Buffalo, cocurator, University of Buffalo , 01-APR-00.
 

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Lecturer in Joyce and Modernism
Employer: University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
Position: James Joyce Scholar-in-Residence, The Poetry Collection
Employer: National Library of Ireland
Position: James Joyce Research Fellow
Employer: National Library of Ireland
Position: James Joyce and W.B. Yeats Research Fellow

Education

Year 1986 Institution:
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 2001 Institution:
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1992 Institution:
Qualification: MA Subject:
       

Other Activities

Hyper-Learning. Modèles ouverts de recherche et d'enseignement sur Internet, Groupement de Recherche Européen (2003-Present).
Manuscript editor of Digital "Ulysses": A Manuscript Archive and Annotated Hypertext, with Sam Slote and Michael Groden, (1996-2003).
Genetic Joyce Studies. Online Journal, University at Antwerp (2001-Present). Editorial Board
James Joyce Bibliography: Online (2000-Present). Editorial Board
The" Finnegans Wake" Notebooks at Buffalo (2000-Present). Editorial Board
Digital "Ulysses": A Manuscript Archive and Annotated Hypertext Editorial Board (2000-2003).
theory@buffalo (Editorial Board -1998 and 2000).

Publications

Books

Luca Crispi (2015) James Joyce's Creative Process and the Construction of Characters in 'Ulysses': Becoming the Blooms. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Crispi, Luca (2016) 'The Notescape of 'Ulysses'' In: Ronan Crowley and Dirk Van Hulle (eds). European Joyce Studies 25: New Quotatoes: Joycean Exogenisis in the Digital Age. Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi. [Details]
Crispi, L., Slote, S. & Van Hulle, D.; (2007) 'Introduction' In: Crispi, L., Slote, S. & Van Hulle, D.; (eds). How Joyce Wrote 'Finnegans Wake': A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide. Madison and London: University of Wisconsin Press. , pp.3-48 [Details]
Crispi, L.; (2007) 'Storiella As She Was Wryt: Chapter II.2' In: Crispi, L. & Slote, S (eds). How Joyce Wrote 'Finnegans Wake': A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide. Madison and London: University of Wisconsin Press. , pp.214-249 [Details]
Crispi, L.; (2001) 'Bibliographical essays' In: Deane, V., Ferrer, D. & Lemout, G (eds). James Joyce: The 'Finnegans Wake' Notebooks at Buffalo. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols. [Details]
Crispi, L. & Herbert, S.; (2001) 'Publication History of Pomes Penyeach, The First Edition (Paris: Shakespeare & Company, 1927)' In: Crispi, L. & Herbert, S.; (eds). The James Joyce Bibliography: Prototype for the Online Edition Featuring 'Pomes Penyeach'. Katonah, New York: Araby Books Inc. , pp.11-18 Available Online [Details]
Crispi, L.; (1999) 'ReCollecting Joyce at Buffalo: Revising and Completing the Catalog' In: Slote, S. & Van Mierlo, W (eds). European Joyce Studies 9: Genetricksling Joyce. Amsterdam: Rodopi. , pp.13-26 [Details]

Edited Books

Crispi, Luca and Fogarty, Anne (Ed.). (2015) Dublin James Joyce Journal, Nos. 6/7 2013-14. Dublin: UCD James Joyce Centre and National Library of Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Catherine Fahy (Ed.). (2004) The Joyce Studies 2004 Series. Dublin, Ireland: National Library of Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Sam Slote (Ed.). (2007) How Joyce Wrote 'Finnegans Wake': A Chapter-by-Chapter Genetic Guide. University of Wisconsin Press: Madison and London. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Anne Fogarty (Ed.). (2008) Dublin James Joyce Journal, No 1 2008. Dublin, Ireland: UCD James Joyce Research Centre and National Library of Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Anne Fogarty (Ed.). (2009) Dublin James Joyce Journal, No 2 2009. Dublin, Ireland: UCD James Joyce Research Centre and National Library or Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Anne Fogarty (Ed.). (2010) Dublin James Joyce Journal, No. 3 2010. Dublin, Ireland: UCD James Joyce Centre and National Library or Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Anne Fogarty (Ed.). (2011) Dublin James Joyce Journal, No 4 2011. Dublin, Ireland: UCD James Joyce Research Centre and National Library of Ireland. [Details]
Luca Crispi and Anne Fogarty (Ed.). (2012) Dublin James Joyce Journal, No 5 2012. Dublin, Ireland: UCD James Joyce Research Centre and National Library of Ireland. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Crispi, Luca (2016) 'A Father and Daughter Excursion on the 'Erin's King''. James Joyce Quarterly, 51 (4):707-10. [DOI] [Details]
Crispi, Luca (2016) 'Revisiting Molly's Lovers'. James Joyce Quarterly, Volume 51 (Number 2-3):489-493. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Crispi, Luca (2015) 'Molly, Mr Stanhope and Hester: A Genetic Reading of a Love Triangle in 'Ulysses''. James Joyce Quarterly, 51 (1):97-117. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Luca Crispi (2002) 'The 'James Joyce Archive' from an Archival Perspective'. Genetic Joyce Studies, (2). Available Online [Details]
Crispi (2004) 'Joyce Manuscript Timeline 1905-1922'. Genetic Joyce Studies, (4). Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi and Ronan Crowley (2008) 'The 'Ulysses' Proof^finder'. Genetic Joyce Studies, (8). Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi (2009) 'A Commentary on James Joyce's National Library of Ireland 'Early Commonplace Book': 1903¿1912 (MS 36,639/02/A)'. Genetic Joyce Studies, (9). Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi (2011) 'A First Foray into the National Library of Ireland's Joyce Manuscripts: Bloomsday 2011'. Genetic Joyce Studies, (11). Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi (2012) 'A New Start for 'Ulysses' in the Marketplace: 1932'. Joyce Studies Annual, :29-65. [Details]
Luca Crispi (2013) 'Joyce at Work on 'Ulysses': 1917-22'. Genetic Joyce Studies, . Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi (2012) 'The Genesis of Leopold Bloom: Writing the Lives of Rudolph Virag and Ellen Higgins in 'Ulysses''. Journal of Modern Literature, 35 (4):13-31. [Details]
 

Conference Publications

Crispi, L. & Herbert, S.; (2003) In Good Company: James Joyce and Publishers, Readers, Friends: An Exhibition of McFarlin Library's Special Collections in Occasion of the North American James Joyce Symposium North American James Joyce Symposium Tulsa, Available Online [Details]
Crispi, L.; (2000) Archiving the Ephemeral: A Select Exhibit of the James Joyce Collection at The Poetry/Rare Books Room in Occasion of NEMLA 2000 Conference in Buffalo NEMLA 2000 Conference Buffalo, Available Online [Details]
                             

Electronic Publication

Crispi, L.; (2004) Joyce's 'Paris'Pola Commonplace Book (1903'1904)': a Turning the Pages Virtual Book. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2007) 'Building The Tower': a digital and graphic installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2007) Yeats's 'PIAL' Manuscript, editor: a Turning the Pages 3D installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2004) The 'Penelope' Manuscript: a Turning the Pages 3D installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Crispi, L.; (2004) The 'Proteus/Sirens' Manuscript: a Turning the Pages 3D installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2004) The 'Ulysses Notebooks': a Turning the Pages 3D installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi, et al. (2004) 'Harriet Shaw Weaver's Ulysses Copy No. 1', co-author: a Turning the Pages Virtual Book. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2007) Yeats 'Rapallo' Notebook, editor: a Turning the Pages 3D installation. Electronic Publication [Details]
Luca Crispi (2007) Yeats Masterclasses: 'Sailing to Byzantium', 'Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen' and 'Leda and the Swan'. Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
Luca Crispi (2010) The University at Buffalo James Joyce Catalog. Electronic Publication Available Online [Details]
                                                                                 

Research

Research Interests

James Joyce and W.B. Yeats; textual, bibliographical, and historical; archival and material modernist studies; narratology and creative writing; as well as editorial theory and practice, especially in electronic formats.

Research Projects

Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Bi-Annual International Joyce Symposium, Prague, 13-18 June 2010
Start Date / End Date : 17-MAY-10 / 16-NOV-11

Recent Postgraduates

Niels Caul (January 2017- ): 'James Joyce's Representation of Devotion and Dissent in the Catholic Laity of Dublin, 1882-1904'