About the Author
Rebecca Anne Barr is Lecturer in English Literature at National University of Ireland, Galway. Her research focuses on fictional form, masculinity, and sexuality in the eighteenth-century novel. With Sylvie Kleiman-Lafon and Sophie Vasset, she is co-editor of Bellies, Bowels and Entrails in the Eighteenth Century (2018).Sean Brady is Lecturer in Modern British and Irish History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. His publications include Masculinity and Male Homosexuality in Britain, 1861-1913 (Palgrave, 2005 & 2009), What is Masculinity? (Palgrave, 2011), co-edited with John H. Arnold, and The Palgrave Handbook of Masculinity and Popular Culture in Europe (Palgrave, 2018), which he co-edited with Christopher Fletcher, Rachel Moss and Lucy Riall. His current research examines masculinities and sexualities in Northern Ireland's history.Jane McGaughey is Associate Professor of Diaspora Studies at Concordia University's School of Irish Studies in Montreal, Canada. She is the author of Ulster's Men: Protestant Unionist Masculinities and Militarisation in the North of Ireland, 1912-1923 (2012). Her research focuses on popular representations of Irish sexualities, migration, loyalty, and violence since the early nineteenth century.