Colin Graham is the author of Ideologies of Epic: Empire, Nation and Victorian Poetry (1998) and Deconstructing Ireland: Identity, Theory, Culture (2001), and co-editor of Ireland and Cultural Theory (1999), Irish and Postcolonial Writing (2002) and Ireland and Europe in the Nineteenth Century (2006). He has also edited the poetry of Robert Browning and of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. He is currently co-editor of The Irish Review. He lecturers in English at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.