Author Archives: Sørina Higgins

About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a writer, English teacher, and Inklings scholar. Sørina serves as Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and teaches English at King's College and Lehigh Carbon Community College. She has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" and "Caduceus."

King Arthur Returns on January 1st

Friends! Rejoice with me! The Inklings and King Arthur has a cover design (by Emily Austin) and a release date: January 1st, 2018! This important collection of academic essays brings new perspectives to the field of Inklings studies, positioning Tolkien, Williams, Lewis, … Continue reading

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“The Marriage-Craft”: Novel Occult Sexuality

CW Was Such a Character Each investigation into Charles Williams’s life and work reveals new depths of his occult involvement and new peculiarities of his theological system. I have found this to be true whether I am reading his own … Continue reading

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Announcing TexMoot!

You are cordially invited to attend TexMoot: The First Annual North Texas Literature & Language Symposium  13 January 2018 Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas  Keynote Speaker: Dr. Corey Olsen, Signum University Signum University is pleased to announce the first … Continue reading

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Choose King Arthur’s Cover!

Dear readers! Please go over to 99Designs and vote on your favorite book cover for The Inklings and King Arthur! Here are the four finalists; I’d be happy to hear your comments about what you like, because I can communicate with … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: Where Scholarship on C.S. Lewis and other Wade Authors needs some Filling-In

Originally posted on Sunlit Fields:
Hello friends. As promised, and long overdue, I am checking in again to write the third and final post on reflections of the C.S. Lewis and Friends Colloquium that took place at Taylor University in…

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Signum University Fall Registration

Hear ye, hear ye! Fall 2017 registration at Signum University is open! Come peruse our lineup of marvelous classes and make your Sophie’s choice among them – or bravely refuse to do any such thing and simply quit your day job so you … Continue reading

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Wanted: Fantasy/Science Fiction/Pop Culture Preceptor

(reposted from https://signumuniversity.org/news/wanted-fantasyscience-fictionpop-culture-preceptor/) The Department of Language & Literature at Signum University is currently seeking preceptors to join the faculty team in our Imaginative Literature concentration. What Does a Preceptor Do? The purpose of the position of Preceptor is to support the instruction of language … Continue reading

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Shadows of Shadows of Ecstasy: An Irresponsible Suggestion about Charles Williams’ First Novel

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
With Relief… I have rarely been as relieved to complete a novel as Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams. I knew very little about it going in, but wanted to read through his…

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Charles Williams

Originally posted on Meg Moseman:
C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, the former of whom is quite possibly my favorite author, were part of a Christian writing group at Oxford entitled the Inklings. I am not familiar with all of their…

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Real Modernisms: Revising (Meta)Fictional Modernist Narratives

As you know, I gave a keynote talk at Mythmoot IV last weekend. Here’s the abstract: In 1997, Brian Richardson’s “Remapping the Present” questioned the standard metanarrative of twentieth-century fiction, which plots a move from realism through modernism to postmodernism. … Continue reading

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