English Literature

The novel world of English literature in the 1700s

Henry Green had a strange and distinctive talent

Humanities catastrophists are just professionally insecure

We have to protect cultural history

Two hundred years after his birth, critic and poet Matthew Arnold still has much to teach conservatives

The great man’s peerless poetry is not the “soppy stuff” of cheap romanticism, but a harsh, unsparing — and often beautiful — look at the world

A chronicler of the overlooked, she has at last got her just literary deserts

It does not entail the decline of English literature