Hugh I'Anson Fausset

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Hugh l'Anson Fausset (1895–1965), was an English writer, a literary critic and biographer, and a poet and religious writer.

He was educated at Sedbergh School and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and then at as a choral scholar at King's College, Cambridge. He worked at the Foreign Office, during the summer of 1918, later he became a reviewer and writer. Fausset was a correspondent of John Freeman.[1]

Fausset wrote regularly for The Times Literary Supplement and The Guardian, as well as for other periodicals.


  1. ^ Helmut E. Gerber, O.M. Brack, George Moore on Parnassus: Letters (1900-1933) to Secretaries, Publishers, Printers, Agents, Literati, Friends, and Acquaintances. University of Delaware Press, 1988 ISBN 0874131529 (p. 763).


  • Youth and Sensibility (1917) (poems)
  • The Healing of Heaven (1920) (lyrical drama)
  • The Spirit of Love (1921) (sonnet sequence)
  • Keats: A Study in Development (1922)
  • Tennyson: A Modern Portrait (1923)
  • Studies in idealism (1923)
  • Before the Dawn (1924) (poems)
  • John Donne: A study in discord (1924)
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1926)
  • Tolstoy: The Inner Drama (1927)
  • William Cowper (1928)
  • The Proving of Psyche (1929)
  • The Modern Dilemma (1930)
  • The Lost Leader, A Study of Wordsworth (1933)
  • A Modern Prelude (1933) (autobiography)
  • Walt Whitman: Poet of Democracy (1942)
  • Between the Tides (1943) (a novel)
  • The Last Days (1945) (a novel)
  • Poets and Pundits (1947) (essays)
  • Towards Fidelity (1952)
  • The Flame and the Light: Meanings in Vedanta and Buddhism (1958)
  • The Fruits of Silence (1963)
  • The Lost Dimension (1966)