John Middleton Murry (6 Aug 1889 – 12 Mar 1957) was an English writer. During his career he wrote over sixty book and countless essays on various topics – literature, society, politics, religion and more. Murry was also admired literature critic. Also he was married to Katherine Mansfield was maintained friendship with D. H. Lawrence, T. S. Eliot and with Frieda Lawrence. Murry edited Mansfield’s writings after she passed away.
Aspects of Literature is a collection of essays by John Middleton Murry. Most of works gathered in this volume are devoted to analysis of works of other British authors, like Hardy and Coleridge. Also Murry reflects upon some foreign writers, such as Anton Tchehov, and on topic of religion and literature criticism. An interesting reading and a great portion of food for thought for every lover of literature.