Peter Thonemann: Pattison’s Scholarship, 7 February 2008
Show More Intellect and Character in Victorian England: Mark Pattison and the Invention of the Don by H.S. Jones.
Cambridge, 285 pp., £50, June 2007, 978 0 521 87605 6Show More
“... an awkward and fascinating character. In the late 1830s, like many high-minded young Oxford men of his generation, he had fallen under the Tractarian spell. During a year-long residence in Newman’s monastic community on St Aldate’s, Pattison had transcribed Aquinas’s commentaries on the Gospels, displaying such ardent asceticism that Newman feared he was ...”