John Cox

Courses taught by John Cox include:

Angels and Demons in Lord of the Flies and The Spire

September 2011 marks the centenary of the birth of Sir William Golding, writer and Nobel Laureate.   In commemoration, these four lectures will focus on two of his most influential novels, Lord of the Flies and The Spire. There are … Read more

  • Date & Time: Monday, 7 Nov 2011, 7:00PM

Devotional Verse from c.1400 to the present

Please note this course has now sold out. Contact Alison Ogden if you wish to be placed on the waiting list. A series of five Lenten lectures This course is designed to experience the richness of the tradition of devotional … Read more

  • Date & Time: Monday, 5 Mar 2012, 7:00PM

Shakespeare Lectures

Mondays on 17, 24 September and 1, 8 October, from 7-9pm “He was not of an age, but for all time!” Ben Jonson, Preface to the First Folio 17 September Shakespeare’s Siblings – How have you made division of yourself? A … Read more

  • Date & Time: Monday, 2012-09-17, 19:00

Jane Austen’s Clergymen

“It will, I believe, be everywhere found, that as the clergy are or are not what they ought to be, so are the rest of the nation.” Mansfield Park This series of evening lectures concerns Jane Austen’s ordained characters, how … Read more

  • Date & Time: Monday, 2013-02-25, 19:00

Thomas Hardy and Salisbury

This course is now fully booked. Contact Alison Ogden if you wish to placed on the waiting list. This half-day course explores the ways in which Thomas Hardy’s visits to Salisbury provided the inspiration for his poetry and fiction. The morning … Read more

  • Date & Time: Saturday, 2013-11-09, 09:45

Landscapes and Literature

Please note that the lecture dates have changed from the original publicity. Series of Monday evening lectures, 7pm to 9pm on 3, 10, 17 and 31 March and 7 April 2014. This series by John Cox and Hadrian Cook explore … Read more

  • Date & Time: Monday, 2014-03-03, 19:00