Biography

Jeremy Noel-Tod grew up in Norfolk and has lived in Norwich since 2000. His research interests are in modernist literature and contemporary poetry. He has reviewed poetry for the Guardian, the New Statesman, the London Review of Books, the Times Literary Supplement, and the Daily Telegraph, and is currently the regular poetry critic for The Sunday Times. He was the revising editor of the Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry, previously published as the Oxford Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry (1994), ed. Ian Hamilton. He has also written essays on a range of non-fictional topics, and presented a BBC Radio 3 documentary on the medieval poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.

Career History

Jeremy Noel-Tod came to UEA in September 2009. He studied at New College, Oxford and went on to teach at Oxford, Cambridge and UEA. He was Director of Studies at Selwyn College, Cambridge from 2007 to 2008, and completed a PhD on T.S. Eliot at Trinity College, Cambridge in the same year. From 2008 to 2009 he lectured at Queen Mary, University of London.

Academic Background

B.A. English Literature; University of Oxford (1999)

Ph.D. English Literature; University of Cambridge (2008)

All Publications

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2017)

Logbook: against prose,

in Critical Quarterly

59

(2)

pp. 55–64

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J.

(2016)

Kent Johnson, I Once Met: A Partial Memoir of the Poetry Field. West Brattleboro, VT: Longhouse Books, 2015. 176 pp. $18,

in Chicago Review

60

(02)

pp. 181-184

(Book/Film/Article review)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J.

(2015)

Inn Signs,

Oystercatcher

ISBN 978-1-905885-77-0

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J. (ed.), Langley, R.

(2015)

R.F. Langley: Complete Poems,

Carcanet

ISBN 1784100641, 978-1784100643

(Scholarly edition)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J.

(2015)

Mass Illuminations: Jennings, Madge, Rimbaud and the 'Popular' Prose Poem,

in Critical Quarterly

57

(3)

pp. 51-65

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Noel-Tod, J., Capildeo, V.

(2015)

Stone Notes,

UEA Repository

(Article)

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2015)

The Whitsun Wedding Video: a journey into British poetry,

Rack Press

ISBN 9780993104541

UEA Repository

(Book)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J.

(2014)

Christopher Logue (1926-2011), poet,

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Oxford University Press

Full Text

(Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J. (ed.), Hamilton, I. (ed.)

(2013)

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry in English,

Oxford University Press

ISBN 978-0-19-964025-6

UEA Repository

(Book)

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2013)

‘In Different Voices’: Modernism Since the 1960s,

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary British and Irish Poetry.

Oxford University Press

ISBN 9780199596805

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2013)

The hero as individual talent: Thomas Carlyle, T.S. Eliot and the prophecy of modernism,

in Review of English Studies

64

(265)

pp. 475-491

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2013)

Review of Quentin Meillassoux, The Number and the Siren,

in Chicago Review

58

(1)

pp. 132-135

UEA Repository

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2012)

'So, Farewell/Then': W.S.Graham, E.J.Thribb and the Shaping Line Break,

in Journal of British and Irish Innovative Poetry

4

(1)

pp. 23-32

UEA Repository

(Article)

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2012)

W.H.Auden,

in Great Shakespeareans.

Continuum

pp. 105-148

ISBN 144118743X

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Noel-Tod, J., Noel-Tod, J.

(2012)

English Intelligences: R.F. Langley's Late Poems,

in Poetry Review

102

(2)

pp. 79-81

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2012)

A Wasted Opportunity,

in TLS - The Times Literary Supplement

(5681)

pp. 15

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Noel-Tod, J.

(2011)

Remembering R.F.Langley,

in Cambridge Literary Review

1

(5)

pp. 71-78

UEA Repository

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2011)

The Scientific Anglian,

in Body of Work: 40 Years of Creative Writing at UEA.

Full Circle Editions

pp. 118-123

ISBN 978-0-9561869-8-0

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2009)

A History of Difficulty: On Cambridge Poetry,

in Cambridge Literary Review

1(1)

pp. 97-102

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Noel-Tod, J.

(2008)

Always Walking, Always by Himself: The Wanderings of Bloom and Bone [on Ulysses and Hangover Square],

in Critical Engagements

1(1)

pp. 236-246

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Key Research Interests

T.S. Eliot and contemporary poetry

Modernism in Britain

History and theory of versification

Research supervision

I’m happy to hear from research students in all areas of modern literature, especially poetry, experimental fiction, non-fiction and literary criticism.

Teaching Interests

Post-war British poetry

Modernist literature

The art of the novel

Twentieth-century non-fiction

 

Teaching Activities

  • LITCM015 Describing Poetry
  • LIT E2Z15 Modernism
  • LIT E1F03 Reading Texts
  • LDCL6122B T.S. Eliot and Twentieth Century Poetry

 

Professional Activities

  • Judge, Costa Poetry Award (2006)
  • Judge, Forward Young Judges Competition (2014)
  • Poetry Editor, Cambridge Literary Review
  • Poetry critic for The Sunday Times