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Star of the Sea : A Postcolonial/Postmodern Voyage into the Irish Famine


O’Connor attended University College, Dublin from 1981-1986. During this time, he wrote for student publications, also working part-time as a journalist, reviewer and researcher for the Magill Magazine and the Sunday Tribune ( A Contemporary Literature titled “An Interview With Joseph O’Connor” by Jose Manuel Estevez-Saa, states that from the University College, Dublin, “O’Connor received a B.A and a M.A in English and history and later [briefly] studied at the University of Oxford” (161). O’Connor’s M.A major thesis was on the work of the 1930s Irish poet and activist Charles Donnelly for which he was awarded a First Class Honors. “In December 2011, he received an honorary Doctorate in Literature from University College Dublin” (

Works Cited
Estevez-Saa, Jose Manuel. “An Interview With Joseph O’Connor.” Contemporary Literature 46.2 (2005):162-175. Academic Search Premier. Web. 8 Feb. 2016. n.d. Web. 2 Mar. 2016.
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