John Betjeman Assesses C.S. Lewis, 1939

Source: John Betjeman to C.S. Lewis, December 13, 1939, in Candida Lycett Green, ed., John Betjeman Letters, Vol. 1, pp. 250-253. Dear Mr Lewis, Since I have just expunged from the proofs of a preface of a new… Read More

John Betjeman Remembers T.S. Eliot as Teacher

John Betjeman, “The usher of Highgate Junior School,” in T.S. Eliot Symposium (Chicago, IL: Regnery, 1949), 89-92. In 1914-15 I spent two unsuccessful terms at Highgate Junior School. Mr Eliot was a tall, quiet usher there whom we… Read More