Peter Montgomery wrote: > Just a footnote to this, > Spurr's book is an enhanced version ofthe Doctoral thesis he did under > Helen Gardener. Hmmm. Note the last sentence in this extract from an article at: http://www.stpauls.edu.au/node/8470 Nov 23, 2010 St Paul's College, University of Sydney BARRY SPURR HONOURED It has just been announced that Dr Barry Spurr, ... has been honoured with a Personal Chair in the Department of English. He has the title, “Professor of Poetry and Poetics”. This seems to be the first and only Chair of Poetry in Australia, but there are several overseas, ... He is the author of eight monographs, including, most recently, 'Anglo-Catholic in Religion’: T.S. Eliot and Christianity (Cambridge, 2010), which he wrote at the request of the poet’s widow.