Marta Ramón García is a lecturer at the Department of English, French and German Philology at the University of Oviedo (Spain). Her primary field of expertise is nineteenth-century Irish nationalism, and her main full-length publications are A Provisional Dictator: James Stephens and the Fenian Movement (UCD Press, 2007), and the edition of James Fintan Lalor’s writings The Faith of a Felon and Other Writings (UCD Press, 2012). Her current research interests include “rational recreation”, health and civic culture in nineteenth-century Ireland.