Nicholas Hagger is a poet, man of letters, cultural historian and philosopher. He has lectured in English at the University of Baghdad in Iraq and the University of Libya, and was a Professor of English Literature at Tokyo University and Keio University in Japan. He has studied Islamic and Oriental philosophy, and led a group of Universalist philosophers. He is an authority on the Tudor time and Shakespeare, and is devoted to Epping Forest and Cornwall.
He is the author of more than 30 books. These include a substantial literary output of nearly 1,500 poems, over 300 classical odes, two poetic epics and a thousand stories, travelogues and innovatory works in literature, history and philosophy.
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Books by Nicholas Hagger
This Dark Wood
A writer's successful search for meaning, purpose and truth, and emergence from a Dark Night of the Soul to illumination and unitive, universal consciousness during the Cold War.
A poet’s narrative memoir of a lifetime in Epping Forest, evoking the spirit of a place which shaped his works.
The Fundamental Theme and Unity of World Literature: the Vision of the Infinite and the Universalist Literary Tradition
The fundamental theme of world literature has conflicting metaphysical and secular aspects which the Universalist tradition in literature combines, offering a new direction in contempo
A Blueprint for a Universal World State
A Universalist blueprint for a philanthropic, democrat
The Infinite and the Law of Order
New Philosophy of Universalism by Nicholas Hagger challenges the Dawkins-neoDarwinist view of a random universe in favour of an ordered bio-friendly one.
From Persepolis to Nuclear Natanz
The Last Tourist examines the heart of the Iranian Islamic mind, and looks at the threat to Irans cultural heritage by the present nuclear crisis. Iran, a cradle of Western civilization, may be destroyed by its main beneficiary, Western civilization
Why civilizations rise and fall and what happens when they end
Its Origins and Legacy
An eyewitness of the Gaddafi coup describes 40 years of the Libyan Revolution and assesses its achievements. Much local colour.
Epic poem on the War on Terror from September 11 to 2009. Bush blocks the al-Qaeda threat of nuclear Armageddon.
A Rainbow Over the Hills
A writer's search for meaning, purpose and truth, which leads to universal consciousness, innovations and projects of founding. His vision of Universalism is like a rainbow with seven bands over "seven hills of achievement".
The best of a thousand imagistic stories, grouped under ‘Follies and Vices’ and ‘Quest for the One’ (the two aspects of the fundamental theme of world literature).
The best of Hagger’s many poems, grouped under ‘Quest for the One’ and ‘Follies and Vices’ (the two aspects of the fundamental theme of world literature).
The Triumph of Peace
A masque in verse celebrating the unification of the EU and Europa’s dream of a 50-state United States of Europe.