Literature and Spirituality

Explore the links between literature and spirituality through a selection of novels and poetry from the 17th century to the present day.

Particular attention will made to the rehearsal of classical myth and the biblical theme of pilgrimage in modern English literature. Students will engage in close textual analysis and are encouraged to give their own critical readings and to develop their own understanding of the relationship between the literary imagination and the spiritual quest.

Authors studied in previous years include George Eliot, T S Eliot, Joseph Conrad, William Golding, Charlotte Brontë, William Wordsworth and Iris Murdoch.


Those not enrolled on the MA programme are very welcome to book on this course.

Non-MA (auditing) prices for all modules are:
Non-residential £225, Residential £375 (en-suite)

Residential prices includes all meals and refreshments. Non-residential price includes all meals and refreshments with the exception of breakfast.

Contact Anne Jensen for booking enquiries.
ajensen@dev.sarum.ac.uk | 01722 424827