Philip McGOWAN

United Kingdom

School of Arts, English, and Languages, Queen's University, 1 University Square, Belfast


Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3261


Bio sketch:

Philip McGowan is Professor of American literature at Queen’s University Belfast and is President of the European Association for American Studies (2016-2024). He has published articles on the poetry of John Berryman, Elizabeth Bishop, and Anne Sexton, and the fiction of Nelson Algren, Saul Bellow, and most recently F. Scott Fitzgerald. He edited the centenary edition of Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise(Oxford World’s Classics, 2020) and the forthcoming US Penguin edition of The Great Gatsby (2021). He is the author of American Carnival: Seeing and Reading American Culture (2001), Anne Sexton and Middle Generation Poetry: The Geography of Grief (2004) and the co-editor of "After Thirty Falls": New Essays on John Berryman (2007).