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Beth Wightman

Beth  Wightman Associate Professor
PhD (2003) UCLA
Office: Sierra Tower Room, 731
Phone: Telephone: (818) 677-3423
Email: beth.wightman@csun.edu

Office Hours

None submitted for this semester.


Dr. Wightman joined the faculty of CSUN in 2003, after completing a Ph.D. in English at UCLA and an M.A. in Anglo-Irish Studies at University College Dublin. Her research interests lie in modernism, Irish, Caribbean, and postcolonial literatures, and in cultural studies of space. She teaches primarily Modernism and twentieth-century British and postcolonial literatures. In a former life, she was a member of the editorial staffs of Vogue, HG, and Mirabella magazines.



"Lost In Space? Architecture, Geography, and Culture in Éilís ní Dhuibhne's The Bray House." Space and Culture 13.2 (May 2010). 164-77. 

“Geopolitics and the Sight of the Nation: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September.” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 18:1 (January 2007), 37-64.

"Eilís ní Dhuihbne." Irish Women Writers: An A-Z Guide. Ed. Alexander Gonzalez. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005. 256-62.

“Island Women: Comparing Irish and Caribbean Writers.” New Voices in Irish Criticism. Ed. P.J. Mathews. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 141-48.