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Charles Mundye

Dr Charles Mundye FEA

Deputy Head of the Department of Humanities

Summary

I am a literary scholar with teaching and research interests in British and American literature of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, focusing in particular on

  • literary modernism
  • poetry and poetics
  • relationships between literature and music
  • Welsh writing in English
  • About

    I am a Fellow of the English Association, and President of the Robert Graves Society. My role at Sheffield Hallam University is Deputy Head and Head of Academic Development in the Department of Humanities.

    I produced and directed the second British staging of Ezra Pound's first opera Le Testament for the York Festival, part of which was subsequently released on the Other Minds CD of Pound's music Ego Scriptor Cantilinae. I have written extensively on British and American poetry, and the interrelationships between music and literature. My edition of Robert Graves's War Poems was published by Seren in 2016.

    I welcome applications from PhD students on Ezra Pound, Robert Graves, twentieth-century British and American poetry, war poetry, relationships between literature and music; and twentieth-century Welsh poetry written in English.

  • Teaching

    Department of Humanities

    Social Sciences and Arts

  • Research

  • Publications

    Journal articles

    Mundye, C. (2014). A Revolver to Charon's Head: Robert Graves and Survival'. War Poetry Review.

    Mundye, C. (2014). ‘Lynette Roberts and Dylan Thomas: Background to a Friendship’. Pn Review.

    Roberts, L. (2014). 'Lynette Roberts, ‘“A Letter to the Dead”: a lost poem in memory of Dylan Thomas’. Pn Review.

    Book chapters

    Mundye, C. (2019). Lynette Roberts’s The Endeavour: A Generic Adventure. In Locating Lynette Roberts Always Observant and Slightly Obscure'. University of Wales Press

    Mundye, C. (2019). Music Recollected: Ezra Pound’s Cavalcanti. In The Edinburgh Companion to Ezra Pound and the Arts. Edinburgh Companions to Literature and the Humanities

    Mundye, C. (2018). 'Is't not a kind of incest?' Metaphor and relation in the poetry of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath. In Incest in Contemporary Literature. (First). Manchester University Press

    Books

    Mundye, C. (Ed.). (2016). Robert Graves, war poems. Bridgend: Seren. https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/robert-graves-war-poems

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