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Dr Ryan Twomey's main area of research currently investigates intersections between literature and visual narrative. Working on 'Complex Televsion', Graphic Novels, and Film, Dr Twomey has published on Stranger Things, Mad Men, True DetectiveHouse of Cards and the television series Fargo. His current monograph, published with Palgrave in August 2020, examines Authenticity and Realism in the HBO series, The Wire. Dr Twomey teaches both internal units, and in Macquarie's Open University Australia (OUA) program. Dr Twomey is the convenor of ENGL2030: Literature and the Visual, and the first year foundation unit ENGL1002 Literature: Modern to Contemporary through Macquarie University's Discipline of English.


Internal Units:

  • ENGL1002 - Literature: Modern and Contemporary
  • ENGL2030 - Literature and the Visual
  • ENGL7000 - Literary Studies and Creative Writing
  • FOAR8990 - Master of Research - English

OUA Units:

  • ENGX1002 - Literature: Modern and Contemporary
  • ENGX2030 - Literature and the Visual

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, The University of New South Wales

Award Date: 10 Dec 2010

M.Ed, The University of New England

Award Date: 1 Dec 2008

BA (Hons), Australian Catholic University

Award Date: 1 Dec 2005


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