Stephanie Pocock Boeninger

Associate Professor

Contact Information:


Ruane Center for the Humanities LL34


Ph.D. - Modern Drama, University of Notre Dame

Area(s) of Expertise:

Modern drama; 20th century British & postcolonial literature; Irish literature

Selected Publications:

Boeninger, S. (2020) Literary Drowning: Postcolonial Memory in Irish and Caribbean Writing.

Boeninger, S. (2018) “Memory that ‘owes nothing to fact’: Friel’s Implausible Missionary Priest in Dancing at Lughnasa.” . Irish University Review.(48), 236-249.

Boeninger, S. (2014) Teacups and Butter: The Importance of Eating in Ibsen’s A Doll’s House and The Wild Duck". Modern Drama.(57), 451-468.

Boeninger, S. (2013) "The most important thing that can happen to a man": Fatherhood as a Challenge to Symbolism in "A Little Cloud". Joyce Studies Annual.114-128.

Boeninger, S. (2013) "Beautiful Upstagings": Nature and Memory in After Every War and Outside History. Contemporary Women's Writing.

Boeninger, S. (2011) "I have become the sea’s craft": Authorial Subjectivity in Walcott’s Omeros and Dabydeen’s "Turner". Contemporary Literature.(52), 462-92.

Boeninger, S. (2008) "The Judicial and the Melodramatic Stage: Trial Scenes in Boucicault's Arrah-na-Pogue and The Octoroon." . Theatre Journal.(60), 545-61.

Boeninger, S. (2007) "'God’s in this apple': Eating and Spirituality in Churchill’s Light Shining in Buckinghamshire."". Modern Drama.(50), 60-76.

Selected Presentations:

Boeninger, S. American Conference for Irish Studies. , Chicago, IL - "Remembering Father Jack: Memory and the Missionary in Dancing at Lughnasa" April, 2013

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