Chuto, Jacques. James Clarence Mangan: A Bibliography. Portland, Oreg.: Irish Academic Press, 1999. This bibliography, by an editor of Mangan’s poems, lists the works of the poet, his contributions to magazines, as well as works written about him. Contains a index of titles and first lines.
Lloyd, David. Nationalism and Minor Literature: James Clarence Mangan and the Emergence of Irish Cultural Nationalism. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987. Mangan’s literary production is examined in terms of its “failure” (in the positive sense of “resistance”) to comply with imperial narrative models of cultural development. Focus is on the political and cultural effects of colonialism on Irish nationalist ideology and the emerging Irish aesthetic culture.
MacCarthy, Anne. James Clarence Mangan, Edward Walsh, and Nineteenth-Century Irish Literature in English. Lewiston, N.Y.: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000. This study of nineteenth century Irish literature in English compares and contrasts the works of Mangan and Walsh.
Shannon-Mangan, Ellen. James Clarence Mangan: A Biography. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1996. Excellent, detailed study of Mangan’s life and works, relying on extensive use of primary materials. Includes short analyses of Mangan’s most significant work.
Welch, Robert. “James Clarence Mangan: ’Apples from the Dead Sea Shore.’” In Irish Poetry from Moore to Yeats. Irish Literary Studies 5. Totowa, N.J.: Barnes& Noble, 1980. ExaminesMangan’s literary achievements within the context of the emerging Irish national literature in English. Welch compares Mangan’s Romantic nationalism with works of English and German Romantic poets. The chapter contains stylistic and rhetorical analyses of about twenty original poems, translations, and prose works.