Author Archives: Sørina Higgins

About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).

Inklings & Arthur on Pilgrim in Narnia

As you probably, Brenton Dickieson has generously opened up his popular blog A Pilgrim in Narnia for guest editor David Llewellyn Dodds to curate a series of guest posts inspired by or responding to The Inklings and King Arthur. Here is a handy … Continue reading

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Inklings and Arthur: An Artist’s Perspective by Emily Austin

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
As guest editor I can freely say, one of the many delights of this blog is Brenton’s brilliance in finding and selecting examples of book covers of works under discussion, post after post.…

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The Inklings & King Arthur Roundtable

This past Monday, Signum University hosted a Signum Symposium roundtable discussion celebrating the release of The Inklings and King Arthur. You can watch the recording of the event here: Promo for the Book:  Will King Arthur ever return to England? He already … Continue reading

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Inklings and Arthur Series Introduction by David Llewellyn Dodds

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It was as an ‘Arthurian’ that I first consciously encountered Charles Williams, with that adjective applying to both him and me. (I, ever since I was given Emma Gelders Sterne and Barbara Lindsay’s…

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King Arthur Has Returned: TOC and Blurbs

Dear Readers: The Inklings and King Arthur: J. R. R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain is available on Amazon (where it is currently the #1 new release in Religious Literature Criticism!) and … Continue reading

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King Arthur has Returned — and The Inklings are Tweeting about it!

Will King Arthur ever return to England? He already has. The Inklings and King Arthur is now available on Amazon!  In the midst of war-torn Britain, King Arthur returned in the writings of the Oxford Inklings. Learn how J. R. R. Tolkien, … Continue reading

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A Call for Guest Posts: The Inklings and King Arthur with Guest Editor David Llewellyn Dodds

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It is an intriguing fact of literary history that the Inklings were individually fascinated by the Arthurian legends. Christopher Tolkien’s publication of his father’s The Fall of Arthur caused a literary sensation in…

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Book Launch Party for “The Inklings and King Arthur”!

I am happy to announce that The Inklings and King Arthur is scheduled for publication on January 1st, 2018, and TexMoot has the honor of hosting the book release party! This celebration will take place between noon and 1:30, during lunch. Dr. Corey … Continue reading

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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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