John Sparrow: Warden of All Souls College, Oxford

John Sparrow: Warden of All Souls College, Oxford

Peter Raina (1960, Modern History)

John Sparrow: Warden of All Souls College, Oxford (Peter Lang, 2017)

John Sparrow, Warden of All Souls, was a notable character in post-war Oxford. He was educated in the old-time classical humanist tradition, and this remained his field even as the world about him changed. Presenting hitherto unpublished letters and papers which vividly evoke the contemporary Oxford scene, this book gives context to his circles of influence and to his uncompromising intelligence and distinct charm.