An examination of C.S. Lewis's ethical thought, in particular his critique of subjectivism, as explored through his fictional writings.
Shedding new light on often neglected areas, this study of leading literary figures explores the complex interplay between faith and doubt in English literature.
An inter-disciplinary study of Christian ideals of kingship in the works of the Oxford 'Inklings', showing links between their beliefs and literary endeavours.
A study of the art of political 'spin' in late Stuart England, and how art and literature were reflected and manipulated in the changing ideologies of the era.
A study of then poetics of Donne's secular and religious poetry in the context of 17th-century theories of representation and reception.
A study of how Milton's literary work reflects a more complex conception of liberty than is often supposed, seeking an inward, spiritual understanding of freedom.
A significant Renaissance work of poetics, covering the historical development, poetic theoretical, and the practicalities of reading and writing poetry.
A study of national consciousness and literature in 16th-century England, exploring the nature of patriotism, its cultural expression, and propaganda uses.
An engaging biography of the 18th-century English novelist and country cleric, illustrating the parallels between his life and his literary works.