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G. Douglas Atkins

G. Douglas Atkins is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Kansas, USA, where he taught for 44 years. He is the author of 20 books and the co-editor of 3, covering wide range of topics, including literature and religion, literary theory, eighteenth-century studies, pedagogy, and the essay.

Works

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T.S. Eliot and the Fulfillment of Christian Poetics

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The culmination of a trilogy that began with T.S. Eliot, Lancelot Andrewes, and the Word, and continued with T.S. Eliot: The Poet as Christian, this gracefully...
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T.S. Eliot
The Poet as Christian

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This is the second in a series of three books beginning with a study of the poet's debts to Lancelot Andrewes and culminating with a forthcoming commentary on...
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Swift, Joyce, and the Flight from Home
Quests of Transcendence and the Sin of Separation

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Consisting of six essayistic chapters, this book centers on two seminal yet not often associated Irish texts: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift (1726) and A...
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T.S. Eliot, Lancelot Andrewes, and the Word
Intersections of Literature and Christianity

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In this gracefully executed book, G. Douglas Atkins continues his explorations of the poetry and prose of T.S. Eliot. In highly original terms, Atkins offers a...
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T.S. Eliot and the Failure to Connect
Satire on Modern Misunderstandings

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This stimulating and provocative book focuses on the failure to connect that T.S. Eliot saw setting in during the seventeenth century. With special attention...
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Alexander Pope’s Catholic Vision
“Slave to No Sect”

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This lively, accessible book reveals the character - and timeliness - of Alexander Pope's thinking and art. G. Douglas Atkins focuses on the religious position...
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Swift's Satires on Modernism
Battlegrounds of Reading and Writing

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More than three centuries since their first publication, Jonathan Swift's A Tale of a Tub, 'The Battle of the Books,' 'The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit,'...
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T.S. Eliot Materialized
Literal Meaning and Embodied Truth

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By reading T.S. Eliot literally and laterally, and attending to his intra-textuality, G. Douglas Atkins challenges the familiar notion of Eliot as bent on...
G. Douglas Atkins

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