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Critical essays on C.S. Lewis

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Published by Scolar Press, Ashgate Pub. Co. in Aldershot, Hants, England, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English


  • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Christian literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by George Watson.
SeriesCritical thought series ;, 1
ContributionsWatson, George, 1927-
LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z6416 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1484157M
ISBN 100859678539
LC Control Number93152715

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  Her death in triggered the writing of A Grief Observed. Lewis himself died in 2. Historical Context. Lewis’s marriage to Joy Davidman, a brilliant Jewish woman 16 years his junior, converted to Christianity, in part, because of Lewis’s writings, brought unexpected happiness into his life. To a friend Lewis wrote: “I never.   C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer. He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often Brand: HarperCollins Publishers. This volume includes over twenty of C.S. Lewis's most important literary essays, written between and The topics discussed range from Chaucer to Kipling, from 'The Literary Impact of the Authorised Version' to 'Psycho-Analysis and Literary Criticism', from Shakespeare and Bunyan to Sir Walter Scott and Jane Austen. Common to each essay, however, is the lively Pages:   Mere Christianity – a book based on a series of BBC radio talks Lewis gave during the second world war – sells in vast quantities Author: Sam Leith.