Selected Literary Essays

Selected Literary Essays

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This volume includes over twenty of C. S. Lewis's most important literary essays, written between 1932 and 1962. The topics discussed range from Chaucer to Kipling, from 'The Literary Impact of the Authorized Version' to 'Psycho-Analysis and Literary Criticism, ' from Shakespeare and Bunyan to Sir Walter Scott and William Morris. Common to each essay, however, is the lively wit, the distinctive forthrightness and the discreet erudition which characterizes Lewis's best critical writing.But I believe that the discussion is as good a way as any other of explaining how I look at the work you have given me. ... In his essay on a€œHistoricisma#39; Lewis discusses at length the belief that a€œmen can, by the use of their natural powers, anbsp;...

Title:Selected Literary Essays
Author:C. S. Lewis
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2013-11-07


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