Discusses the mutual influence of Williams and Eliot, including as illustration a lengthy quote from Eliot’s introduction to All Hallows’ Eve. Considers Eliot’s verse play The Cocktail Party for its “participation in the Christian mythopoeic genre of Charles Williams’ novels,” and discusses the importance of the character Julia Shuttlethwaite and her eventual revelation as one of the guardian angels.
"The Cocktail Party After All Hallows' Eve: All Saints' Day Hangover,"
Mythcon Proceedings: Vol. 1:
17, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythpro/vol1/iss17/2
Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022