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Essays on C.S. Lewis and George MacDonald

truth, fiction, and the power of imagination

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • MacDonald, George, 1824-1905 -- Influence.,
    • Christianity and literature -- Great Britain -- History.,
    • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
    • Imagination -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
    • Christian fiction -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Cynthia Marshall.
      SeriesStudies in British literature ;, v. 11
      ContributionsMarshall, Cynthia.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z646 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination114 p. ;
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1863557M
      ISBN 100889464944
      LC Control Number90021371

        Here Shippey aligns MacDonald strongly with Tolkien and Lewis, though when referring to The Great Divorce he seems to overlook the persuasive case made by Catherine Durie in Raeper's The Gold Thread () that Lewis actively distorted MacDonald's views, especially on the question--so central to Lilith--of Universalism. Get this from a library! Essays on C.S. Lewis and George MacDonald: truth, fiction, and the power of imagination. [Cynthia Marshall;].

      Essays on C.S. Lewis and George MacDonald: truth, fiction, and the power of imagination. [Cynthia Marshall;] George MacDonald; George MacDonald; Clive Staples Lewis; George MacDonald; Clive S Lewis; George MacDonald: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Marshall. Find more information about: ISBN:   Carroll was also a photographer and took pictures of many of MacDonald’s 11 children. C.S. Lewis. MacDonald died before C.S. Lewis had heard of him, but had a direct impact on Lewis’ faith and work. Lewis referred to MacDonald as his story “master.” In particular, MacDonald’s book Phantaste, had a huge.

      Magdalen College, where C.S. Lewis taught in Oxford, was an appropriate site for the “Informing the Inklings” conference hosted by the George MacDonald Society. Participants explored how MacDonald and fellow literary figures such as S.T. Coleridge, Lewis Carroll, Charles Kingsley, and Andrew Lang paved the way for 20th century fantasists. C.S. Lewis remarks, in George MacDonald: An Anthology, that he doubted whether he had ever written a book in which he did not quote George MacDonald. Lewis states that he made no secret of the fact that he regarded MacDonald as his master.1 Lewis attests to a baptism of his imagination upon reading MacDonald’s Phantastes. Similarly, G.K.


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The inspiration C.S. Lewis took from George MacDonald is quite well-known and very apparent to anyone having read both writers even to a small extent. Although MacDonald died before Lewis had become aware of the man, he still looked upon him as a spiritual father and referred to the great Scotsman as "my master".

Essays on C.S. Lewis and George Macdonald: Truth, Fiction, and the Power of Imagination (Studies in British Literature) First Edition by Cynthia Marshall (Editor) ISBN. Years later when C.S. Lewis created an anthology of MacDonald’s works, he dedicated it to Mary Neylan, who “got more out of him than anyone else to whom I introduced his books” ( ).

Classically, Lewis wrote this of his first encounter with MacDonald: “That night my imagination was, in a certain sense, baptized; the rest of me. George MacDonald was at his best as a myth-maker and it was the quality of cheerfulness in his work that captured Lewis's imagination and convinced him that real righteousness was not dull.

It was on the 4th March that he purchased and read the Everyman edition of MacDonald's Phantastes. Students in ENGL often compare C. Lewis and George MacDonald for their second essay. The topic is usually that on theological fantasy, and the comparison is always fruitful. Lewis regarded MacDonald as a literary mentor.

You can find references or allusions to MacDonald in many of Lewis’ books, not just The Lion, the Witch and the. C.S. Lewis, the beloved writer of such Christian classics as Mere Christianity and The Screwtape Letters, has come to Logos.

Analyzing such wide ranging subjects as the idea of love in medieval literature or the reign of relativism among the post-Christian West, Lewis’ works have touched audiences of all ages and backgrounds. Beginning life as a student with a knack for storytelling, he went. Buy Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C.

Lewis, George MacDonald and R. Stevenson by Gray, William Online with upto 30% discount from Atlantic. Shop from millions of books directly from Atlantic. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C.S.

Lewis, George MacDonald and R.L. Stevenson by William Gray (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay. The official website for C. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. About C.

Lewis's List. InThe Christian Century published C. Lewis's answer to the question, “What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?” Lewis responded with ten titles, ranging from Virgil's Aeneid to James Boswell's The Life of Samuel Johnson and from George Herbert's The Temple to Boethius's The Consolation of Philosophy.

Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C. Lewis, George MacDonald and R. Stevenson: : Gray, William: Libros en idiomas extranjeros.

On the Reading of Old Books (Introduction to On the Incarnation, St. Vladimir Seminary Press.) C.S. Lewis Reprinted in God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics.

There is a strange idea abroad that in every subject the ancient books should be read only by the professionals, and that the amateur should content himself with the modern books.

Free Online Library: Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and R.L. Stevenson.(Book review) by "Mythlore"; Literature, writing, book reviews Philosophy and religion Books Book reviews.

C.S. Lewis is one of the greatest authors in history. His books are still widely available and sold to many interested readers. In Lewis’ childhood, he experienced a tragedy that affected his belief in god; in his middle life, he mainly focused on college and his studies, but his father’s death.

- C.S. Lewis on George MacDonald About the Author Born in Ireland inClive Staples Lewis gained a triple First at Oxford and was Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College fromwhere he was a contemporary of s: 3. She shared a friendship with C.S. Lewis and even attended some meetings of the Socratic Club in Oxford, of which Lewis was the chairman.

Her most well known Christian apologetic work is The Mind of the Maker. Though the language and writing are thick, it is a good read and worth the wading. George MacDonald. Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C. Lewis, George MacDonald and R. Stevenson Paperback – November 1, by William Gray (Author)Cited by: 2.

Chesterton baptized the Oxford professor’s intellect; and George MacDonald baptized Lewis’ imagination. In fact, Lewis said it himself in Surprised By Joy, recalling the night he read MacDonald for the first time as an 18 year old atheist: “That night” says Lewis, “my imagination was, in a certain sense, baptized”.

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s collection of essays on writing fiction. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—was a professor of literature at Oxford University, where he.

Buy Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C. Lewis, George MacDonald and R. Stevenson New edition by William Gray (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2.

The Childlike in George MacDonald and C. S. Lewis Dr. Don W. King — Department of English (Montreat College). It is a curious fact that two writers who are frequently identified with children's literature, George MacDonald and C.

S. Lewis, go out of their ways to claim that they did not write their stories primarily for children. Death and Fantasy: Essays on Philip Pullman, C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald and R.L. Stevenson: William Gray: : BooksReviews: 2.Lewis never makes secret his admiration for George MacDonald, and this book was a nice, easy introduction to MacDonald's philosophy and writing style.

It's a lot of fun to read - I love how Lewis broke down the readings into little bite sized pieces, which still manage to flow together beautifully like one long, stream of consciousness/5(74).