Nathan Waddell


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My work for the foreseeable future will be concerned with various projects on the lives and writings of Wyndham Lewis and George Orwell. As a result, I’m currently best placed to supervise postgraduate research on these figures and their contexts/contemporaries.


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Research interests

My research tends to focus on questions to do with literature, politics, and culture in the early twentieth-century Anglo-American context. Up-to-date information about my research can be found at my personal website.


I’m an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Birmingham’s Department of English Literature, where I’ve worked since October 2017. For 2023-2026, alongside my regular duties at Birmingham, I will be a Visiting Fellow at Northumbria University. You can find out more information about me at my personal website, here.

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