Academic Publications


O’Sullivan, James. Towards a Digital Poetics: Electronic Literature & Literary Games. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. [Print][WorldCat]

Edited Books

Ross, Shawna, and James O’Sullivan, editors. Reading Modernism with Machines: Digital Humanities and Modernist Literature. Palgrave Macmillan, 2016. [Print][WorldCat]

Book Chapters

O’Sullivan, James, and Dene Grigar. “The Origins of Electronic Literature as Net/Web Art.” The SAGE Handbook of Web History, edited by Niels Brügger and Ian Milligan, SAGE, 2019, pp. 428–40. [WorldCat]

Heckman, Davin, and James O’Sullivan. “Electronic Literature: Contexts and Poetics.” Literary Studies in a Digital Age, edited by Kenneth M. Price and Ray Siemens, Modern Language Association, 2018, doi:10.1632/lsda.2018.14. [Web]

Heckman, Davin, and James O’Sullivan. “‘your Visit Will Leave a Permanent Mark’: Poetics in the Post-Digital Economy.” The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature, edited by Joseph Tabbi, Bloomsbury Academic, 2018, pp. 95–112. [WorldCat]

Mattson, Mark, Sarah Pickle, Andrew Gearhart, and James O’Sullivan. “Infrastructure for Open Access: Mechanics, Economics, Politics.” Open Access and the Future of Scholarly Communications, edited by Kevin L. Smith and Katherine A. Dickson, Rowman & Littlefield, 2016, pp. 161–81. [WorldCat][CORA]

O’Sullivan, James, Christopher P. Long, and Mark Mattson. “Dissemination as Cultivation: Scholarly Communications in a Digital Age.” Doing Digital Humanities: Practice, Training, Research, edited by Constance Crompton Richard J. Lane, and Ray Siemens, Routledge, 2016, pp. 384–97. [WorldCat][CORA]

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles & Essays

O’Sullivan, James. “Electronic Literature in Ireland.” Electronic Book Review, 2018. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “The Equivalence of Books: Monographs, Prestige, and the Rise of Edge Cases.” Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, vol. 24, no. 5, 2018, pp. 494-503, doi:10.1177/1354856518780457. [Web][WorldCat][CORA]

Weidman, Sean G., and James O’Sullivan. “The Limits of Distinctive Words: Re-Evaluating Literature’s Gender Marker Debate.” Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, vol. 33, no. 2, 2018, pp. 374–390, doi:10.1093/llc/fqx017. [Web][WorldCat]

O’Sullivan, James, Katarzyna Bazarnik, Maciej Eder, and Jan Rybicki. “Measuring Joycean Influences on Flann O’Brien.” Digital Studies/Le Champ Numérique, vol. 8, no. 1, 2018, doi:10.16995/dscn.288. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “‘The Dream of an Island’: Dear Esther and the Digital Sublime.” Paradoxa, edited by Astrid Ensslin, Pawel Frelik, and Lisa Swanstrom, vol. 29, special issue entitled Small Screen Fiction, 2017, pp. 313–26. [Print][WorldCat][CORA][Zenodo]

Hswe, Patricia, Tara LaLonde, Kate Miffitt, James O’Sullivan, Sarah Pickle, Nathan Piekielek, Heather Ross, and Albert Rozo. “A Tale of Two Internships: Developing Digital Skills through Engaged Scholarship.” Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 3, 2017. [Web][CORA]

Gade, Prasad, Mary Galvin, James O’Sullivan, Paul Walsh, and Órla Murphy. “Reactions to Imagery Generated Using Computational Aesthetic Measures.” Leonardo, vol. 50, no. 5, Oct. 2017, pp. 453–60, doi:10.1162/LEON_a_01348. [Print][Web][WorldCat]

O’Sullivan, James. “Modernist Intermediality: The False Dichotomy between High Modernism and Mass Culture.” English Studies, vol. 98, no. 3, 2017, pp. 283–309, doi:10.1080/0013838X.2016.1246136. [Web][WorldCat]

Fuller, Simon, and James O’Sullivan. “Structure over Style: Collaborative Authorship and the Revival of Literary Capitalism.” Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 11, no. 1, 2017. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

Allen, Graham, and James O’Sullivan. “Collapsing Generation and Reception: Holes as Electronic Literary Impermanence.” Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures, edited by Helen J. Burgess, no. 15, 2016, doi:10.20415/hyp/015.e01. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James, Diane Jakacki, and Mary Galvin. “Programming in the Digital Humanities.” Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, edited by Melissa Terras, Claire Chivaz, Deb Verhoeven, and Frederic Kaplan, vol. 30, no. suppl 1, 2015, pp. i142–47, doi:10.1093/llc/fqv042. [Web][WorldCat]

O’Sullivan, James, Órla Murphy, and Shawn Day. “The Emergence of the Digital Humanities in Ireland.” Breac: A Digital Journal of Irish Studies, 2015. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “The New Apparatus of Influence: Material Modernism in the Digital Age.” International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, vol. 8, no. 2, 2014, pp. 226–38. [Web][WorldCat][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “Finn’s Hotel and the Joycean Canon.” Genetic Joyce Studies, no. 14, 2014. [Web][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “Time and Technology in Orlando.” ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews, vol. 27, no. 1, 2014, pp. 40–45, doi:10.1080/0895769X.2014.880143. [Web][WorldCat][CORA][Zenodo]

O’Sullivan, James. “The Anxiety of Change: Man’s Fear of Obsolescence as Expressed in Science Fiction.” Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, vol. 42, no. 115, 2013, pp. 7–13. [WorldCat]

O’Sullivan, James. “Collective Consciousness in Science Fiction.” Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction, vol. 39, no. 110, 2010, pp. 80–85. [WorldCat]

Edited Journals

O’Sullivan, James. “DHSI Colloquium Special Collection.” Digital Studies/Le Champ Numérique, vol. 8, no. 1, 2018, doi:10.16995/dscn.286. [Web]

O’Sullivan, James, Mary Galvin, and Diane Jakacki. “DHSI Colloquium 2014 Special Issue.” Digital Humanities Quarterly, vol. 10, no. 1, 2016. [Web]


O’Sullivan, James. Scholarly Equivalents of the Monograph? An Examination of Some Digital Edge Cases. The Academic Book of the Future Project, University College London, 2017. [CORA][Zenodo]