Raphaël Ingelbien



Associate Professor


Literary Studies


University of Leuven, Belgium


Raphaël Ingelbien is associate professor in literary studies at KU Leuven, Belgium. His research focuses on literature and identity in the British Isles, the transnational contexts of Irish writing, and the reception of Shakespeare’s works. He is the author of Misreading England. Poetry and Nationhood since the Second World War (Rodopi 2002) and Irish Cultures of Travel. Writing on the Continent, 1829-1914 (Palgrave 2016), and has co-edited Irish Women Writers. New Critical Perspectives (Peter Lang 2011) and Figures of Authority in Nineteenth-Century Ireland (Liverpool University Press 2020). He was the lead investigator of a project on ‘Shakespeare and Irish Romanticism’ (2011-2015), was a visiting research fellow at Trinity College Dublin in 2014, and contributed a chapter to Irish Literature in Transition, 1830–1880 (Cambridge University Press 2020). He is also the author of the Oxford Bibliography on ‘Irish Travel Writing’.