ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Card. John Henry Newman

(1801-1890)


John Henry Newman studied at Trinity College Oxford (B.A. 1820, Fellow of Oriel College 1822-45, M.A. 1823, B.D. 1836); he was a tutor (1826-31) and vice-principal of Alban Hall, Oxford (1825). Along with John Keble, he was a leading figure in the Oxford Movement and a contributor to the Lyra Apostolica (1832). Newman converted to Catholicism in 1845, was ordained in Rome in 1846, and was created a cardinal in 1879. He was Rector of the Catholic University in Dublin (1854-58).


TEXT RECORDS:

1829Poetry, with References to Aristotle's Poetics.

PUBLICATIONS:

St. Bartholomew's eve: a tale of the sixteenth century in two cantos. [with J. W. Bowden]. 1821.
Memorials of the past. 1832.
The Arrians of the fourth century. 1833.
Tracts for the times, ed. Newman. 6 vols, 1833-41.
An essay on the development of Christian doctrine. 1845.
Loss and gain. 1848.
Discourses on the scope and nature of university education [The idea of a university]. 1852.
Callista, a sketch of the third century. 1856.
Apologia pro vita sua. 1864.
The dream of Gerontius. 1865.
Grammar of assent. 1870.
The idea of a university defined and illustrated. 1873.
Collected works. 40 vols, 1874-1921.
Collected works. 41 vols, 1908-18.