The Parish Review: Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies

The Parish Review is a peer-reviewed open-access academic journal dedicated to the writing, life, and reception of Brian O'Nolan (pseud. Flann O'Brien, Myles na gCopaleen).

  • Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies

    Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies


Part 1 of special double issue of the Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies (6.1 Spring 2022) dedicated to 'Brian O'Nolan and the Civil Service.' 
Guest edited by Jonathan Foster and Elliott Mills. 
General Editors: Ruben Borg, Paul Fagan, Maebh Long
Cover design: Paul Fagan
Cover image: Detail of Brian O'Nolan's doodles from a notebook he kept in his role as Secretary for the 1943 Tribunal of Inquiry into the Fire at St Joseph's Orphanage, Main Street, Cavan. Courtesy of John J. Burns Library, Boston College. Flann O'Brien papers, MS.1997.027, box 5, folder 16.


Editorial


Bureaucratic Poetics: Brian O’Nolan and the Irish Civil Service

Bureaucratic Poetics: Brian O’Nolan and the Irish Civil Service

Elliott Mills and Jonathan Foster

2022-06-24 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies • 1-15

Article


A Distasteful Milieu: Brian O’Nolan and the Civil Service, 1935–51

A Distasteful Milieu: Brian O’Nolan and the Civil Service, 1935–51

Martin Maguire

2022-07-04 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies • 1–18

John Garvin and Brian O’Nolan in Civil Service: Bureaucratic, Joycean Modernism

John Garvin and Brian O’Nolan in Civil Service: Bureaucratic, Joycean Modernism

Joseph LaBine and Tobias W Harris

2022-07-15 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies

'F___ the County Council': Local Government and the Biopolitics of Flann O’Brien

'F___ the County Council': Local Government and the Biopolitics of Flann O’Brien

John Conlan

2022-07-19 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies • 1–24

Note


Mylesean Onomastics: Games Names Play (Part 1)

Mylesean Onomastics: Games Names Play (Part 1)

Patrick O'Neill

2022-07-07 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies • 1–6

Review


Review of Irish Modernisms: Gaps, Conjectures, Possibilities (2021), edited by Paul Fagan, John Greaney and Tamara Radak.

Review of Irish Modernisms: Gaps, Conjectures, Possibilities (2021), edited by Paul Fagan, John Greaney and Tamara Radak.

Bridget English

2022-07-04 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies • 1–6

Review of Smyllie’s Ireland: Protestants, Independence, and the Man Who Ran the Irish Times (2019), by Caleb Wood Richardson

Review of Smyllie’s Ireland: Protestants, Independence, and the Man Who Ran the Irish Times (2019), by Caleb Wood Richardson

Tobias W Harris

2022-10-11 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • Journal of Flann O'Brien Studies