James Underwood

Research Fellow in Modern and Contemporary Literature, University of Huddersfield

James Underwood is Research Fellow in Modern & Contemporary Literature at the University of Huddersfield, where he works on the Ted Hughes Network. He has previously taught at the University of Hull and Bishop Grosseteste University.

James’s research focuses on modern and contemporary poetry, particularly the work of Philip Larkin and Ted Hughes, as well as ideas relating to literature, biography, and letter-writing. He is currently working on a monograph entitled Early Larkin.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow in Modern & Contemporary Literature, University of Huddersfield
  • 2015–2016
    Visiting Lecturer in English Literature, University of Hull
  • 2015–2016
    Visiting Lecturer in English Literature, Bishop Grosseteste University

Education

  • 2015 
    University of Hull, PhD English Literature
  • 2012 
    University of Hull, MA Modern & Contemporary Literature
  • 2011 
    University of Durham, BA (Hons) English Literature

Publications

  • 2016
    'A Kind of Homosexual Relation, Disguised': Larkin's Letters to Monica Jones, English
  • 2014
    Larkin's 'Church Going': A Source, Notes & Queries