Lindsay Myers

Lecturer Above The Bar PhD, MA, BA

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Dept. of Italian
Room 315
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2396
E: lindsay.myers@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests:

  • 20th Century Italian Literature and Civilization.
  • Twentieth Century Italian Poetry.
  • Italian Children's Literature and Film.
  • National Identity and Children's Literature.

Research Interests

20th Century Children's Literature and Film, Fantasy Literature, Fairy-Tale, Children's Literature and Socio-Political Ideologies, Twentieth-Century talian Children's Literature, Modern Italian Literature and Film,  Language Teaching Methodology,  Translation Studies and intercultural studies

Research Projects

  Project Start Date End Date
MF2003 MF20 03 M LINDSAY MYERS 05-DEC-03 05-DEC-04
MF MINOR ITALIAN FANTASY FOR CHILDREN L MYERS 01-OCT-05 31-OCT-06

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2008) 'Meo's Fists - Fighting For or Against Fascism? The Subversive Nature of Text and Image in Giovanni Bertinetti's I pugni di Meo'
Myers, L (2008) 'Meo's Fists - Fighting For or Against Fascism? The Subversive Nature of Text and Image in Giovanni Bertinetti's I pugni di Meo'. International Research In Childrens Literature, 1 :1-15 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) '“Whose Fear Is It Anyway?: Moral Panics and ‘Stranger Danger’ in Henry Selick’s Coraline'
Myers, L. (2012) '“Whose Fear Is It Anyway?: Moral Panics and ‘Stranger Danger’ in Henry Selick’s Coraline'. Lion And The Unicorn, 36 (3):245-257 [Details]
(2008) 'Roberto Innocenti - HCA Illustrator Medallist'
Myers, L. (2008) 'Roberto Innocenti - HCA Illustrator Medallist'. Bookbird, 46 (4):30-37 [Details]
(2007) 'Io Nano e Cuore di Ciccia -Pinocchiate alternative'
Myers, L. (2007) 'Io Nano e Cuore di Ciccia -Pinocchiate alternative'. LG Argomenti, 4 [Details]
(2005) 'La Letteratura per l'infanzia in Irlanda: una panoramica'
Myers, L. (2005) 'La Letteratura per l'infanzia in Irlanda: una panoramica'. LG Argomenti, 4 :47-55 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2011) ’Making the Italians’: Poetics and Politics of Italian Children’s Fantasy.
Myers, L. (2011) ’Making the Italians’: Poetics and Politics of Italian Children’s Fantasy. Bern: Peter Lang. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2014) '‘Flying the Flag’: Artuto Rossato’s First World War Fantasy Novel L’Aeroplano di Girandolino'
Lissa Paul and Rosemary Johnston editors (2014) '‘Flying the Flag’: Artuto Rossato’s First World War Fantasy Novel L’Aeroplano di Girandolino' In: CHILDREN AND THE GREAT WAR: 1890-1919 Volume 2. London: Palgrave. [Details]
(2007) 'Maternal Shadows - Nature, Femininity and Identity in the Poetry of Antonia Pozzi                       '
Myers, L. (2007) 'Maternal Shadows - Nature, Femininity and Identity in the Poetry of Antonia Pozzi                       ' In: In corpore: (im) material bodies in Italy, from the Middle Ages to the present day. Madison, Farleigh Dickinson Press. [Details]
(2006) 'The Ants go Marching In: Ant fascism from Ciondolino to Antz'
Myers, L. (2006) 'The Ants go Marching In: Ant fascism from Ciondolino to Antz' In: Divided Worlds: Studies in Children's Literature. Dublin, Four Courts Press. [Details]
(2005) 'Writing the Past, Righting the Future: The Community Fantasy in Italian Children's Literature'
Myers, L. (2005) 'Writing the Past, Righting the Future: The Community Fantasy in Italian Children's Literature' In: Children's Literature Global and Local: Social and Aesthetic Perspectives. Kristiansand: Hoyskoleforlaget AS - Norwegian Academic Press. [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2002) '' Pinocchio- A Classic among Classics''
Myers, L (2002) '' Pinocchio- A Classic among Classics'' Inis, 3 :25-28. [Details]
(2002) '' Pinocchio- A Classic among Classics''
Myers, L (2002) '' Pinocchio- A Classic among Classics'' Inis, 3 :25-28. [Details]
(2004) '' A Guided Tour of Italian Children's Literature''
Myers, L (2004) '' A Guided Tour of Italian Children's Literature'' Inis, 8 :6-9. [Details]
(2007) ''Sara Fanelli’'
Myers, L (2007) ''Sara Fanelli’' Inis, 20 :20-24. [Details]
(2012) ''Fantasy - un genere italiano?''
Myers, L (2012) ''Fantasy - un genere italiano?'' Liber, 96 :39-42. [Details]
(2012) ''Making the Italians. Poetica e politica nella fantasy italiana per ragazzi''
Myers, L (2012) ''Making the Italians. Poetica e politica nella fantasy italiana per ragazzi'' Hamelin, 31 :102-113. [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2005) Bibliographical entries. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature London.
Myers, L. (2005) Bibliographical entries. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature London. Other Item [Details]

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests include nineteenth and twentieth-century children's literature and film, fantasy literature and fairytales, children's literature in translation, twentieth-century italian children's literature and society, twentieth-century Italian literature, Italian language from beginners to Advanced and translation techniques. I  also teach courses on designing creative workshops for young children and on children's play as part of the BA with Children's Studies.