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Jan Jedrzejewski

Professor

  • Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

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Biography

Jan Jędrzejewski was educated at the University of Łódź, Poland, where he obtained, in 1985, his MA in English philology, and at Worcester College, University of Oxford, where he completed, in 1992, his DPhil on Thomas Hardy. He joined Ulster University, as a Lecturer in English, in 1993; he was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 2001, and he became a Professor of English and Comparative Literature in 2007.Professor Jędrzejewski held the posts of Acting Head of the Humanities Research Institute (2008-2009), Acting Head of the School of History and International Affairs (2009), Head of the School of English and History (2009-2014), and Dean of the Faculty of Arts (2014-2017). A specialist in nineteenth-century English literature, particularly the Victorian novel, he also has a major interest in comparative literature, focusing on the literary relations between the British Isles and Poland.He has published monographs on Thomas Hardy and the Church (1996) and George Eliot (2007), and he has produced critical editions of Hardy and Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, as well as numerous journal articles and book chapters.

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Research Output 1993 2019

Alternative Ascendancies: Anglo-Irish Identities in the Nineteenth Century

Jedrzejewski, J., 23 Aug 2019, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ireland
Ascendancy
Irish Identity
Irish Culture
Colonies

Biography as Myth-Making: Obfuscation and Invention in Victorian and Post-Victorian Literary Biography

Jedrzejewski, J., 12 Sep 2018, A Companion to Literary Biography. Bradford, R. (ed.). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 469-488 20 p. (Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Victorian Era
Myth-making
Literary Biography
Invention
Storytelling

Anthologizing Sir Samuel Ferguson: Literature, History, Politics

Jedrzejewski, J., 1 Nov 2014, In : Text Matters. 4, 4, p. 209-221

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

history politics
Ireland
twentieth century
interpretation
edition

Anthologizing Sir Samuel Ferguson: Literature, History, Politics

Jedrzejewski, J., 25 Oct 2013, In : Text Matters. 3, 3, p. 1-13

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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history politics
Ireland
twentieth century
interpretation
edition