Michael Cronin (academic)

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Michael Cronin is an academic specialist in translation and the Irish language, a Full Professor with a Personal Chair in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Dublin City University, Ireland.


He was born October 1, 1960 [1] holds a BA from Trinity College Dublin, an MA awarded in 1982 from University College Dublin and a Ph.D awarded in 1991 from Trinity College Dublin with a thesis "Ludic elements in the prose fiction of Réjean Ducharme and Gérard Bessette" [2][3]

He is coeditor of The Irish Review. He was elected a member of the Royal Irish Academy in 2008, and holds the post of its Humanities Secretary, He is also the Chairperson of Poetry Ireland.

Published works[edit]

Books written by Michael Cronin include:

  • Translation in the Digital Age. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2013. ISBN 9780415608596
  • Translation Goes to the Movies. New York, NY: Routledge, 2009. ISBN 9780415422857
  • Translation and Identity. London: Routledge, 2006 ISBN 9780203015698
  • Irish in the New Century. Dublin: Cois Life, 2005
  • Translation and Globalization, Routledge, 2003. ISBN 9780415270656 According to WorldCat, the book is held in 281 libraries [4]
    • Arabic translation published as الترجمة والعولمة / al-Tarjamah wa-al-ʻawlamah ISBN 9789992182512
    • Japanese translation published as 翻訳とグローバリゼーション : 新翻訳事始め / Hon'yaku to gurōbarizēshon : Shin hon'yaku kotohajime ISBN 9784271115045
  • (with Barbara O'Connor) Irish Tourism: Image, Culture and Identity, Channel View Publications, 2003. ISBN 9781873150559 According to WorldCat, the book is held in 591 libraries [5]
  • Time Tracks: Scenes from the Irish Everyday, New Island, 2003.
  • Irish Tourism: Image, Culture and Identity, Cork University Press, 2002.
  • (with Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin) The Languages of Ireland, Four Courts Press, 2002.
  • Translating Tomorrow: Translation, Technology and Interculturality in a Global Age], Routledge, 2002.
  • Across the Lines: Travel, Language, Translation, Cork University Press, 2000.
  • Unity in Diversity? Current Trends in Translation Studies, St Jerome Press, 1998.
  • Anthologie des nouvelles irlandaises, L'Instant meme, 1997.
  • Translating Ireland: Translation, Languages and Identity, Cork University Press, 1996.
  • Tourism in Ireland: A Critical Analysis, Cork University Press, 1993.

Books edited by him include:


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