John Jones (academic)
Henry John Franklin Jones known as John Jones (born May 6, 1924) is an English academic having served as professor at Merton College, Oxford, and elected as Oxford University 's 38th Professor of Poetry (1978-1983). Jones has written books on diverse literary topics including Greek tragedy, Wordsworth, Shakespeare, and penned a novel, The Same God (1972) that are described as "idiosyncratic" by literary historian and prolific critic Frank Kermode (1920-2010).
- 1954: The Egotistical Sublime: A History of Wordsworth's Imagination
- 1962: On Aristotle and Greek Tragedy
- 1962: Heathcote William Garrod 1878-1960
- 1963: H. W. Garrod's The Study of Good Letters (as editor)
- 1969: John Keats's Dream of Truth
- 1972: The Same God (novel)
- 1983: Dostoevsky
- 1995: Shakespeare at Work
- 1999: Fyodor Dostoevsky's Crime and Punishment
- Merton College; Robert Graham; Cochrane Levens (1964). Merton College register, 1900-1964: with notices of some older surviving members. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.
- Kermode, Frank, "Improving the Plays" (review of Jones' Shakespeare at Work), London Review of Books 18(5), 7 March 1996, 6-7.
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