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Dr James Ward

Lecturer in Early Modern English Literature

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School of Arts & Humanities


Arts and Humanities Research


Room I040 Cromore Road Coleraine Co. Londonderry BT52 1SA



In addition to teaching widely across a range of periods and topics, James is primarily responsible for teaching eighteenth-century literature at Ulster University.

His research interests include Jonathan Swift, eighteenth-century Ireland, and the representation of the long eighteenth century in modern writing, art and screen media.

He has supervised postgraduate projects on a variety of topics including waste theory, the eighteenth-century Huguenot journalist, bookseller and publisher Jean-Pierre Droz, on David Hume and eighteenth-century fiction.