Paul Robichaud, Ph.D.

DepartmentEnglish and Communications Paul Robichaud, Ph.D. at Albertus Magnus College
TitleChair, Department of English and Communications
Professor of English
BackgroundPh.D., University of Toronto
M.A., University of Western Ontario
B.A., University of Western Ontario
OfficeWeldon Hall, Room 104
Phone(203) 773-8556

Paul Robichaud is Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English and Communications. He holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Toronto. His most recent book is Pan: the Great God’s Modern Return (2021). He has also published essays on Leonard Cohen, David Jones, and Geoffrey Hill, as well as a monograph, Making the Past Present: David Jones, the Middle Ages, and Modernism (2007). His current research project is Stories of the Stones: Imagining Prehistory in Britain, Ireland, and Brittany.



2021 Pan: the Great Gods Modern Return. London: Reaktion Books.

2007 Making the Past Present: David Jones, the Middle Ages, and Modernism. Washington, DC:

The Catholic University of America Press.

Selected Articles and Book Chapters

2024 W.S. Graham and Scottish Modernism. Reading W.S. Graham, ed. Edward Allan; under

contract with Edinburgh University Press. (forthcoming)

2023 Ways to Say Goodbye: Valedictions in Book of Longing.The Contemporary Leonard Cohen:

Response, Reappraisal, and Rediscovery, ed. Kate Pinder and Joel Deshaye. Waterloo, ON:

Wilfred Laurier University Press. 293-309.

2021 Scottish Texts and Contexts in Karen Solie’s The Caiplie Caves.” The Bottle Imp, Supplement

No. 7: The Persistence of Scottish-Canadian Relations, April, 2021. Online.

2019 Pastoral Revisions in Sylvia Townsend Warner’s The Espalier.” The Journal of the Sylvia

Townsend Warner Society. 2018:2. 40-7.

2018 Forgiveness and Form in Geoffrey Hills The Triumph of Love.Literary Imagination, 20. 2. 128–139.

2018 David Jones and the Archipelagic Past.Religion and Literature, 48.1. 130-40.

2017 “‘Some Wayward Art:David Jones and the Later Geoffrey Hill.David Jones: Christian

Modernist? Ed. Jamie Callison, Anna Johnson, and Erik Tonning. Leiden: Brill. 153-66.

2013 Louis MacNeices Irish and Scottish Pasts, 1935-9.” Journal of Irish and Scottish Studies, 6.1.


2005 MacDiarmid and Muir: Scottish Modernism and the Nation as Anthropological Site.The Journal

of Modern Literature, 28.4. 135-51.

2004 Joyce, Vico, and National Narrative.The James Joyce Quarterly, 41.2. 85-96.