Nugent-Folan, Georgina

Dr. Dr. Georgina Nugent-Folan

Assistentin am Lehrstuhl Prof. Dr. Ingo Berensmeyer


courses in English literature


Department für Anglistik und Amerikanistik
Schellingstraße 3 (RG)
80799 München

Raum: 247 VG
Telefon: 0049-89-2180-2809

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Georgina Nugent-Folan is on leave from April 2023-March 2025 and will not be available for thesis supervision.


Georgina Nugent-Folan holds PhDs from Trinity College Dublin (2016) and the University of Antwerp (2020). She completed her B.A. in English Studies at Trinity College Dublin, where she was elected a Trinity Scholar and awarded the Trinity Gold medal upon graduating. She has previously worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at Centre for Digital Humanities, Trinity College Dublin, and lectured at both the School of English and Department of French in Trinity College Dublin. Her first book, The Making of Samuel Beckett’s Compagnie/ Company (Bloomsbury/ UPA) was published in 2021, with a paperback edition published in 2022. Her second book, Beckett and Stein, will be published in 2023 by Cambridge University Press as part of their Elements in Beckett Studies series. She is currently preparing a digital genetic edition of Samuel Beckett’s Compagnie/ Company as part of the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project (, editing a Special Issue of the Journal of Beckett Studies on “Beckett’s Female Contemporaries” (April 2023), and co-editing a Critical Retrospective of Hans Walter Gabler’s Critical and Synoptic Edition of Ulysses with Professor Sam Slote (contracted with Clemson University Press & Liverpool University Press, 2024). In 2019 she co-edited a Special Issue of Samuel Beckett Today/ Aujhourd’hui on Beckett’s grey canon, entitled Draff (Edinburgh University Press). Essays on Beckett, Stein, James Joyce and/ or, Djuna Barnes have been published, or are forthcoming in: The Oxford Handbook of Samuel Beckett, James Joyce Quarterly, Journal of Beckett Studies, The Southern Review, and Samuel Beckett Today/ Aujourd’hui

Main Fields of Research

Literary Modernism
Modernism and the Visual Arts
Anglo-Irish Literature; in particular Samuel Beckett and James Joyce.
Comparative Literature
Genetic criticism & textual scholarship
Digital Humanitie


2022    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship.
             LMUexcellent Junior Researcher Fund: seed funding.
    Pushcart Prize 2017 (Special Mention): "Samuel Beckett: Going on in Style"
2013    A. J. Leventhal Scholarship (Trinity College Dublin)
2011    Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship
2010    Gold Medal (Trinity College Dublin);
             Composition Prize in Modern Languages (shared; Trinity College Dublin);
2008    Scholar of Trinity College Dublin (Sch. T.C.D.)