Tag Archives: Amen House

Theologies of Work: Guest Post by Michael Paulus

Today’s post follows chronologically and logically after the recent series on “Office Drama,” about CW’s “Masques of Amen House.” I am delighted to share with you this guest post by Michael J. Paulus, Jr. Michael J. Paulus, Jr., is University … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 3

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 3 The Masque of the Termination of Copyright Over the last two weeks, I wrote about the first play in this collection, The Masque of the Manuscript, and the second play, The … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 2

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 2 The Masque of Perusal In the 1920s, CW wrote several plays for performance at his workplace, the London offices of Oxford University Press, located at Amen House. Before reading this post, … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 1

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 1 The Masque of the Manuscript In the 1920s, CW wrote several plays for performance at his workplace, the London offices of Oxford University Press, located at Amen House. Before reading this … Continue reading

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“Nor Fish Nor Flesh”: Gerry Hopkins Tells All

Life is far stranger than fiction. Life narrated in fiction in even stranger. You might not believe the following story (I scarcely do myself), but it is “true,” in some sense or other. Ready? Sometime around 1926, CW fell in … Continue reading

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Making A Myth: “Amen House Poems”

Charles Williams Summary #9: “Amen House Poems” and “An Urbanity” Before reading this post, I recommend that you read these: All’s Fair in Love: CW’s life 1908-1939 Torn by Doubt: CW’s “Crisis of Schism” An Introduction to Amen House In … Continue reading

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100 Love Poems: “A Century of Poems for Celia” (1926-27)

Charles Williams Summary #8: “A Century of Poems for Celia” (1926-27) Charles Williams might justly be called one of the greatest English poets of married love: after all, he used his courtship of his wife as the basis for his … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Amen House

The next several works by CW that I’m going to be summarizing were all written during his happiest years of work at Amen House, the London Offices of Oxford University Press. I have written before about how important his workplace … Continue reading

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