Index

Here is an index to some of the more central posts on this blog: Introductions, Themes, and Book Summaries. This index will be updated periodically.

Introductions
* About
An Introduction to Charles Williams
A Reader’s Guide for Beginners
Charles Williams’ Personality
CW’s Writing Style
CW’s early life 1886-1908
CW’s life 1908-1939
CW’s life 1939-1945
Bibliography by Genre
A Chronological Bibliography
A Bibliography of Secondary Sources
Sources on A.E. Waite and the F.R.C.

Themes
1. Co-Inherence
2. Romantic Theology
3. The Ways of Affirmation and Negation
4. Ritual Objects
5. The Crisis of Schism
6. Mystical Tranquility
7. The City of God
8. Arthurian Legends and Metaphysical Anatomy

BOOK SUMMARIES

1912
1. The Chapel of the Thorn
2. The Silver Stair: part 1, part 2
3. “Arthurian Commonplace Book

1919
4. Scene from a Mystery

1920
5. Poems of Conformity: part 1, part 2, part 3
6. Divorce: part 1, part 2

1924
7. Windows of Night: part 1, part 2
8. Amen House Poems
9. Outlines of Romantic Theology

1926
10. Shadows of Ecstasy
11. “An Urbanity”

1926-7
12. A Century of Poems for Celia

1927
13. The Masque of the Manuscript

1928
14. The Witch
15. A Myth of Shakespeare

1929
16. The Masque of Perusal
17. The Rite of the Passion

1930
18. The Masque of the Termination of Copyright
19. Heroes and Kings: part 1, part 2, part 3
20. Poetry at Present
21. War in Heaven

22. introduction to the second edition of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poems

1931
23. Many Dimensions
24. The Chaste Wanton
25. The Place of the Lion summary
guest posts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Heroines and Humility by Crystal Hurd part 1 and Heroines and Humility part 2

1932
26. The English Poetic Mind
27. The Greater Trumps
28. A Myth of Francis Bacon

1933
29. Bacon
30. Reason and Beauty in the Poetic Mind

31. The Story of Shakespeare

1934
32. James I

1935
33. The Detective Fiction Reviews of Charles Williams 1930-1935
34. “Et in Sempiternum Pereant.”
35. Thomas Cranmer of Canterbury
36. Rochester (guest post by Karl Persson)
37. Bethnal Green Pageant (a play in MS held in the Wade; anybody want to write a summary?)

1936
38. Seed of Adam
39. Queen Elizabeth I

1937
40. Descent Into Hell guest posts:
It Still Scares Me” by Suzannah Rowntree
Some of my Favorite Fiction” by John Zacharias
It’s Damned Unpleasant” by Doug Jackson
One of the Scariest Novels” by Philip Christman

41. Henry VII
42. Stories of Great Names 

1938
43. He Came Down From Heaven
44. Taliessin Through Logres: index to the TTL poem posts (one guest post for each poem in the book!) 

1939
45. The House by the Stable
46. The Death of Good Fortune
47. Judgement at Chelmsford
48. The Descent of the Dove

1940
49. Terror of Light
50. introduction to The Present Age by Søren Kierkegaard (and publishing of the first English translations of many of Kierkegaards works)

1941
51. The Devil and the Lady, or Frontiers of Hell
52. Grab and Grace, or It’s the Second Step
53. Witchcraft
54. Religion and Love in Dante

1942
55. The Three Temptations
56. The Forgiveness of Sins

1943
57. The Figure of Beatrice
58. Intro to The Letters of Evelyn Underhill

1944
59. The Region of the Summer Stars

1945
60. All Hallows’ Eve
61. The House of the Octopus

Posthumously Published
62. The Image of the City and other essays
63. To Michal from Serge
64. Letters to Lalage
65. Flecker of Dean Close
66. Arthurian Torso
67. The Noises That Weren’t There

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