Martin McKinsey

Phone: (603) 862-2762
Office: English, Hamilton Smith Hall Rm 349Q, Durham, NH 03824

Specializes in contemporary British, Irish and Anglophone literature, modernist cultures, multilingual poetry, and translation theory.

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 419: How to Read Anything
  • ENGL 511: Major Writers in English
  • ENGL 514W: Brit Lit III: Revolts Renewals
  • ENGL 774R: Modern & Contemporary BritLit
  • ENGL 775: Modern Irish Literature
  • ENGL 787/897: English Major Seminar
  • ENGL 974: Sem/20th C British Literature


  • Ph.D., Eng Lit/Art History, University of Virginia
  • M.A., Creative Writing, Syracuse University
  • M.A., Eng Lit/Art History, University of Virginia
  • B.A., Comparative Literature, Hampshire College

Research Interests

  • Contemporary British literature
  • Contemporary Irish literature
  • Modernist cultures
  • Multilingual poetry
  • Translation theory

Selected Publications

  • Clearing the Ground C. P. Cavafy: Poetry and Prose, 1902-1911 (2015). .

  • McKinsey, M. (2010). Hellenism and the Postcolonial Imagination Yeats, Cavafy, Walcott. Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press.