Published Books

For more information on each individual book, please click the title. For books currently in progress, please click here.

Posthumanism: A Guide for the Perplexed (London; New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017: 352pp).


“a wide-ranging, informative and engagingly written book on the emergent field of posthuman studies.”—Stefan Herbrechter, Research Fellow, Coventry University, UK

Violence, Politics and Textual Interventions in Northern Ireland (Basingstoke, UK; New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009: 256pp).


“timely and original … It is a trenchant scholarly intervention but will also interest a wide range of readers in both Ireland and Britain.” —Luke Thurston, Department of English & Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University, UK

Joyce: A Guide for the Perplexed (London; New York: Continuum Books, 2009: 208pp).


“Sit back, read some more, you’ll be able at last to enjoy the Joyce ride.” —Jean-Michel Rabaté Vartan Gregorian Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania

“An extraordinary achievement!” —Julian Wolfreys, Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, Loughborough University, UK

“The brilliance of the book lies in Mahon’s ability to eschew the ponderous critical framework that might alienate a reader new to Joyce. … Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower- and upper-division undergraduates; faculty; general readers.” —CHOICE,  C. S. Kalish, University of Wisconsin–Marshfield/Wood County

Imagining Joyce and Derrida: Between Finnegans Wake and Glas (Toronto; Buffalo; London: University of Toronto Press, 2007: 416pp).


“a singularly impressive and faithfully attentive study in how to read Joyce through Derrida, Derrida through Joyce … Mahon offers a scintillating read that is fresh, full of verve and wit, and produces a significant intervention in the field of Joycean.” —Julian Wolfreys, Professor of Modern Literature and Culture, Loughborough University

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