Keith Hopper

Member of Common Room

Tutor in Literature and Film Studies

Department for Continuing Education

BA, MA (NUI, Galway), MSt, DPhil (Oxford)

Dr Keith Hopper teaches Literature and Film Studies for OUDCE. He is the author of Flann O’Brien: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Post-modernist (revised edition 2009); general editor of the twelve-volume Ireland into Film series (2001–2007); and co-editor of Flann O’Brien: Centenary Essays (2011) and The Short Fiction of Flann O’Brien (2013). Recent work includes co-editing a series of four books relating to the late Dermot Healy: The Collected Short Stories and an edited reprint of Healy’s debut novel Fighting with Shadows appeared in 2015; The Collected Plays and a volume of critical essays entitled Writing the Sky: Observations and Essays on Dermot Healy were published in July 2016. Keith is a regular contributor to the Times Literary Supplement, and is currently completing a book on the writer and filmmaker Neil Jordan.

A full list of his works can be found at