Dr Alison Searle

Map

Selected grants

2012

  • Religious Nonconformity and Performance in Britain (c. 1620 -1680); Searle A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA).

2010

  • Bibliographical, Textual and Manuscript Research on the Writings of James Shirley; Searle A; Houghton Library, Harvard University/Katharine F. Pantzer Jr. Fellowship in Descriptive Bibliography.

2009

  • The Complete Works of James Shirley; Giddens E, Searle A; The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation/Research Grant.
  • Bibliographical Investigation and Textual Collation of James Shirley’s 'The Sisters'; Searle A; British Academy/Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust Fund.

Selected publications & creative works

Download citations: PDF RTF Endnote

Books

  • Searle, A. (2008). 'The Eyes of Your Heart': Literary and Theological Trajectories of Imagining Biblically. Milton Keynes: The Paternoster Press.

Book Chapters

  • Searle, A. (2015). Ben Jonson and Religion. The Oxford Handbook of Ben Jonson, (pp. 1-24). Oxford University Press.
  • Searle, A. (2015). Performing Religious Nonconformity: Conversion, Debate and the Republic of Letters. In Anthony R. Cross, Peter J. Morden, Ian M. Randall (Eds.), Pathways and Patterns in History: Essays on Baptists, Evangelicals, and the Modern World in Honour of David Bebbington, (pp. 15-34). London: Spurgeon's College.
  • Searle, A. (2014). Performance, Incarnation, Conversion: Theology and the Future of Imagination. In Trevor Cairney, David Starling (Eds.), Theology and the Future: Evangelical Assertions and Explorations, (pp. 197-212). London: Bloomsbury.
  • Searle, A. (2014). Women, Marriage and Agency in Restoration Dissent. In Sarah Apetrei, Hannah Smith (Eds.), Religion and Women in Britain, c. 1660-1760, (pp. 23-40). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.
  • Searle, A. (2013). Writing Authority in the Interregnum: The Pastoral Letters of Richard Baxter. In Anne Dunan-Page, Clotilde Prunier (Eds.), Debating the Faith: Religion and Letter Writing in Great Britain, 1550-1800, (pp. 49-67). Springer.
  • Searle, A. (2012). Conversion in James Shirley's St Patrick for Ireland (1640). In Lieke Stelling, Harald Hendrix, Todd Richardson (Eds.), The Turn of the Soul: Representations of Religious Conversion in Early Modern Art and Literature, (pp. 199-223). Leiden: Brill.
  • Searle, A. (2007). Narrative, Metaphor and Myth in C. S. Lewis’s testimonial novel Till We Have Faces. In F. C. Fagundes and I. M. F. Blayer (Eds.), Oral and Written Narratives and Cultural Identities: Interdisciplinary Approaches. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Searle, A. (2007). Tolkien and Time: The Fantastic Art of Consolation, Endurance, Escape. In Jan Lloyd Jones, Paul Campbell and Peter Wylie (Eds.), Art and Time, (pp. 158-171). Melbourne Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

Journals

  • Searle, A. (2008). Letters: emergence, interaction, transcendence. Appositions: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, 1(Published on website, accessed 25/03/09), http://appositions.blogspot.com/-http://appositions.blogspot.com/.
  • Searle, A. (2008). Though I am a Stranger to You by Face, yet in Neere Bonds by Faith: A Transatlantic Puritan Republic of Letters. Early American Literature, 43(2), 277-308.
  • Searle, A. (2007). Fantastical fact, home, or other? The imagined 'medieval' in C. S. Lewis. Mythlore: a journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and mythopoeic literature, 25(3-4), 5-15.
  • Searle, A. (2007). The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits: Richard Baxter's Prophetic Voice. The Glass (Northwood): towards a Christian understanding of literature, 19(Spring 2007), 62-71.
  • Searle, A. (2007). The Role of Missions in Things Fall Apart and Nervous Conditions. Literature and Theology: an international journal of religion, theory and culture, 21(1), 49-65. [More Information]
  • Searle, A. (2006). An Idolatrous Imagination? Biblical Theology and Romanticism in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Christianity and Literature, 56(1).
  • Searle, A. (2006). My Souls Anatomiste: Richard Baxter, Katherine Gell and Letters of the Heart. Early Modern Literary Studies: A Journal of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century English Literature, 12(2).
  • Searle, A. (2006). The Moral Imagination: Biblical Imperatives, Narrative and Hermeneutics in Pride and Prejudice. Renascence: essays on values in literature, 59(1), 17-32.
  • Searle, A. (2005). The Biblical and Imaginative 'Interiority' of Samuel Rutherford. The Dalhousie Review: a Canadian journal of literature and opinion, 85(2), 307-320.
  • Searle, A. (2005). Theology, Genre and Romance in Richard Baxter and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Religion and Literature, 37(1), 69-91.
  • Searle, A. (2004). Biblical Aesthetics And The Pilgrim's Progress. Literature and Aesthetics, 14(2), 51-64.
  • Searle, A. (2003). Which Model? Whose Measure?: Sexuality, Morality and Power in Measure for Measure and Basilicon Doron. Philament, 1(1).

Web based exhibition

  • Searle, A., Harris, J. (2015). Baxter Quatercentenary Exhibition. United Kingdom: Early Modern Letters Online, Cultures of Knowledge. [More Information]

Other

  • Searle, A., Johnson, I. (2014), Religious Nonconformity and Performance in Britain (c. 1620-1680) prototype database schema. [More Information]

2015

  • Searle, A., Harris, J. (2015). Baxter Quatercentenary Exhibition. United Kingdom: Early Modern Letters Online, Cultures of Knowledge. [More Information]
  • Searle, A. (2015). Ben Jonson and Religion. The Oxford Handbook of Ben Jonson, (pp. 1-24). Oxford University Press.
  • Searle, A. (2015). Performing Religious Nonconformity: Conversion, Debate and the Republic of Letters. In Anthony R. Cross, Peter J. Morden, Ian M. Randall (Eds.), Pathways and Patterns in History: Essays on Baptists, Evangelicals, and the Modern World in Honour of David Bebbington, (pp. 15-34). London: Spurgeon's College.

2014

  • Searle, A. (2014). Performance, Incarnation, Conversion: Theology and the Future of Imagination. In Trevor Cairney, David Starling (Eds.), Theology and the Future: Evangelical Assertions and Explorations, (pp. 197-212). London: Bloomsbury.
  • Searle, A., Johnson, I. (2014), Religious Nonconformity and Performance in Britain (c. 1620-1680) prototype database schema. [More Information]
  • Searle, A. (2014). Women, Marriage and Agency in Restoration Dissent. In Sarah Apetrei, Hannah Smith (Eds.), Religion and Women in Britain, c. 1660-1760, (pp. 23-40). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

2013

  • Searle, A. (2013). Writing Authority in the Interregnum: The Pastoral Letters of Richard Baxter. In Anne Dunan-Page, Clotilde Prunier (Eds.), Debating the Faith: Religion and Letter Writing in Great Britain, 1550-1800, (pp. 49-67). Springer.

2012

  • Searle, A. (2012). Conversion in James Shirley's St Patrick for Ireland (1640). In Lieke Stelling, Harald Hendrix, Todd Richardson (Eds.), The Turn of the Soul: Representations of Religious Conversion in Early Modern Art and Literature, (pp. 199-223). Leiden: Brill.

2008

  • Searle, A. (2008). 'The Eyes of Your Heart': Literary and Theological Trajectories of Imagining Biblically. Milton Keynes: The Paternoster Press.
  • Searle, A. (2008). Letters: emergence, interaction, transcendence. Appositions: Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature and Culture, 1(Published on website, accessed 25/03/09), http://appositions.blogspot.com/-http://appositions.blogspot.com/.
  • Searle, A. (2008). Though I am a Stranger to You by Face, yet in Neere Bonds by Faith: A Transatlantic Puritan Republic of Letters. Early American Literature, 43(2), 277-308.

2007

  • Searle, A. (2007). Fantastical fact, home, or other? The imagined 'medieval' in C. S. Lewis. Mythlore: a journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and mythopoeic literature, 25(3-4), 5-15.
  • Searle, A. (2007). Narrative, Metaphor and Myth in C. S. Lewis’s testimonial novel Till We Have Faces. In F. C. Fagundes and I. M. F. Blayer (Eds.), Oral and Written Narratives and Cultural Identities: Interdisciplinary Approaches. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
  • Searle, A. (2007). The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits: Richard Baxter's Prophetic Voice. The Glass (Northwood): towards a Christian understanding of literature, 19(Spring 2007), 62-71.
  • Searle, A. (2007). The Role of Missions in Things Fall Apart and Nervous Conditions. Literature and Theology: an international journal of religion, theory and culture, 21(1), 49-65. [More Information]
  • Searle, A. (2007). Tolkien and Time: The Fantastic Art of Consolation, Endurance, Escape. In Jan Lloyd Jones, Paul Campbell and Peter Wylie (Eds.), Art and Time, (pp. 158-171). Melbourne Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

2006

  • Searle, A. (2006). An Idolatrous Imagination? Biblical Theology and Romanticism in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. Christianity and Literature, 56(1).
  • Searle, A. (2006). My Souls Anatomiste: Richard Baxter, Katherine Gell and Letters of the Heart. Early Modern Literary Studies: A Journal of Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century English Literature, 12(2).
  • Searle, A. (2006). The Moral Imagination: Biblical Imperatives, Narrative and Hermeneutics in Pride and Prejudice. Renascence: essays on values in literature, 59(1), 17-32.

2005

  • Searle, A. (2005). The Biblical and Imaginative 'Interiority' of Samuel Rutherford. The Dalhousie Review: a Canadian journal of literature and opinion, 85(2), 307-320.
  • Searle, A. (2005). Theology, Genre and Romance in Richard Baxter and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Religion and Literature, 37(1), 69-91.

2004

  • Searle, A. (2004). Biblical Aesthetics And The Pilgrim's Progress. Literature and Aesthetics, 14(2), 51-64.

2003

  • Searle, A. (2003). Which Model? Whose Measure?: Sexuality, Morality and Power in Measure for Measure and Basilicon Doron. Philament, 1(1).

For support on your academic profile contact .