Dr Andrew Tate

Reader in Literature, Religion and Aesthetics

Current Teaching

Undergraduate: American Literature to 1900; Victorian Literature; Literature, Film and Media; Contemporary Literature; Literature and the Visual Arts

Postgraduate: Romance and Realism: the Evolution of Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Tate, A.W., Bradley, A.H. 12/2019 In: The Routledge Companion to Twenty-First Century Literary Fiction . London : Routledge p. 159-168. 10 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

‘Deliver Us from Evil’: David Mitchell, Repetition and Redemption
Tate, A. 15/07/2019 In: Horror and Religion. Cardiff : University of Wales Press p. 179-195. 17 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

‘Searching for Something’: The Post Secular Faiths of British Fiction
Tate, A.W. 2019 In: British Literature in Transition, 1980–2000. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press p. 259-272. 14 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

An Atheist’s Spirituality: Jim Crace’s Post-Religious Fiction
Tate, A.W. 29/09/2018 In: Jim Crace. Cham : Palgrave p. 181-196. 16 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

“And I Became a Legend”: Storytelling, Star Wars and The Politics of Memory
Tate, A.W. 07/2018 In: Fantastika Journal. 2, 1, 6 p.

'Catastrophe Will Come': Ruskin, Nation and Apocalypse
Tate, A.W. 06/2018 In: John Ruskin and Nineteenth-Century Education . London : Anthem Press p. 169-183. 15 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Psalmist of the Everyday: Late Updike, Aesthetics, and the Language of Praise
Tate, A.W. 2018 In: European Perspectives on John Updike. Rochester, New York : Camden House p. 105-118. 14 p. ISBN: 1571139729.

'The Novel'
Tate, A.W. 22/06/2017 In: The Oxford Handbook of Nineteenth-Century Christian Thought . Oxford : Oxford University Press p. 413-423. 11 p. ISBN: 9780198718406. Electronic ISBN: 0198718403.

The storm-cloud of the Twenty-First Century: biblical apocalypse, climate change and Ian McEwan’s Solar
Tate, A.W. 27/01/2017 In: Glass. 29, p. 3-10. 8 p.
Journal article

Apocalyptic fiction
Tate, A.W. 26/01/2017 London : Bloomsbury Academic. 192 p. ISBN: 9781474233507 . Electronic ISBN: 9781474233521.

The Challenges of re-writing sacred texts: the case of twenty-first century gospel narratives
Tate, A.W. 3/05/2016 In: The Routledge Companion to Literature and Religion. Abingdon and New York : Routledge p. 332-342. 11 p. ISBN: 9780415834056. Electronic ISBN: 9780203498910.

Nick Hornby's Melancholy Comedy
Tate, A.W. 03/2016 In: Anglistik. 27, 1, p. 31-44. 14 p.
Journal article

Literature and the Bible: a reader
Carruthers, J., Knight, M., Tate, A. 2014 London : Routledge. 370 p. ISBN: 9780415698528.

Roaring amen: Charles Causley speaks of home
Tate, A.W. 22/05/2013 In: Poetry and geography. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press p. 75-87, 230-232. 16 p. ISBN: 9781846318641.

An ordinary piece of magic: religion in the work of Julian Barnes
Tate, A. 2011 In: Julian Barnes. London : Continuum p. 51-68. 18 p. ISBN: 9781441130082.

After the garden: re-imagining the Fall in contemporary fiction
Tate, A. 2010 In: Glass. 22, p. 5-15. 11 p.
Journal article

Introduction: writing post-secularity
Tate, A., Bradley, A., Carruthers, J. 2010 In: Spiritual identities. Oxford : Peter Lang p. 1-8. 8 p. ISBN: 9783039119257.

Spiritual identities: literature and the post-secular imagination
Tate, A., Carruthers, J. 2010 Oxford : Peter Lang. ISBN: 9783039119257.

The New Atheist Novel: Fiction, Philosophy and Polemic after 9/11
Bradley, A., Tate, A. 2010 Continuum. 136 p. ISBN: 0826444296, 0826446299 , 9780826444295 , 9780826446299 .

'Sweeter also than honey': John Ruskin and the Psalms
Tate, A. 2009 In: Yearbook of English Studies. 39, 1/2, p. 114-125. 12 p.
Journal article

'The First Theatrical Pre-Raphaelite?: Ruskin’s Molière’
Tate, A. 2009 In: Ruskin, the Theatre and Victorian Visual Culture . Houndmills : Palgrave p. 114-131. 18 p. ISBN: 9780230200593.

Tate, A. 2009 In: The Blackwell companion to the Bible in English literature. Chichester : Blackwell p. 587-599. 13 p. ISBN: 9781405131605.

Introduction: literature and religion in the twenty first century
Tate, A. 2009 In: Yearbook of English Studies. 39, 1/2, p. 1-6. 6 p.
Journal article

The oldest dream of all: Heaven in contemporary fiction
Tate, A. 2009 In: Religion, literature and the imagination. London : Continuum ISBN: 9781847064172.

Contemporary Fiction and Christianity
Tate, A. 2008 Continuum. 161 p.

Tell the story: re-imagining conversion narratives
Tate, A. 2008 In: Shaping belief. Liverpool : Liverpool University Press p. 3-19. 17 p. ISBN: 9781846311369.

Douglas Coupland.
Tate, A.W. 2007 Manchester University Press. ISBN: 978-0-7190-7661-9.

"I am your witness": Douglas Coupland at the end of the world
Tate, A. 2006 In: Biblical religion and the novel 1700-2000. Aldershot : Ashgate p. 153-166. 14 p. ISBN: 9780754651178.

"So, here, be well again": the Human/Divine Body of Jesus in Jim Crace's Quarantine.
Tate, A.W. 2006 In: Figures of Heresy: Radical Theology. Sussex Academic Press 141 p. ISBN: 1845190262.

Introduction: Victorian life writing
Tate, A. 2006 In: Nineteenth-Century Contexts. 28, 1, p. 1-3. 3 p.
Journal article

Tate, A. 2006 In: The Blackwell companion to the Bible and culture. Oxford : Blackwell p. 515-533. 19 p. ISBN: 9781405101363.

I was guilty: interpretation as heresy in John Updike's 'Roger's version'.
Tate, A.W. 2004 In: Glass. 16, p. 14-30. 17 p.
Journal article

"He himself with His Human Air": Browning writes "the Body of Christ"
Tate, A.W. 1/01/2003 In: Nineteenth-Century Contexts. 25, 1, p. 39-53. 15 p.
Journal article

Firing the canon : the BBC's 'Big Read'.
Tate, A.W. 2003 In: Third Way. 26, 6, p. 8-9. 2 p.
Journal article

"Now - here is my secret" : ritual and epiphany in Douglas Coupland's fiction.
Tate, A.W. 08/2002 In: Literature and Theology. 16, 3, p. 326-338. 13 p.
Journal article

Essay on Carveth Read.
Tate, A.W. 2002 In: Dictionary of nineteenth-century British philosophers. Bristol : Thoemmes Press p. 942-943. 2 p.

Essay on George Butler.
Tate, A.W. 2002 In: Dictionary of nineteenth-century British philosophers. Bristol : Thoemmes Press p. 171-172. 2 p.

Essay on Henry James Richter.
Tate, A.W. 2002 In: Dictionary of nineteenth-century British philosophers. Bristol : Thoemmes Press p. 951-952. 2 p.

Essay on W.P. Ker.
Tate, A.W. 2002 In: Dictionary of nineteenth-century British philosophers. Bristol : Thoemmes Press p. 631-632. 2 p.

Evangelical Certainty: Charles Spurgeon's "Calls to the Unconverted".
Tate, A.W. 2001 In: Reinventing Christianity: Nineteenth-century Contexts. Ashgate 27 p. ISBN: 0754616509.

'Archangel' Veronese: Ruskin as Protestant spectator.
Tate, A.W. 2000 In: Ruskin's artists : studies in the Victorian visual economy : papers from the Ruskin Programme, Lancaster University. Aldershot : Ashgate p. 131-145. 15 p. ISBN: 0754600289.

Explanatory notes on French Painters for electronic edition of Ruskin's Modern Painters I (1843).
Tate, A.W. 2000
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