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Fantasy and myth in the fictional works of C.S. Lewis.

Susan Hollows

Fantasy and myth in the fictional works of C.S. Lewis.

by Susan Hollows

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. -- 1898-1963.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (M.A.) -Univ. of Birmingham, Dept. of English.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21454635M

      This video looks at the influence of G.K. Chesterton and fantasy literature on J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. The Inklings did not invent fantasy fiction, but . Greek Mythology inspired fantasy I just read Circe by Madeline Miller and loved how she weaves a new story from Greek mythology and would like more. Any other books/series that are inspired by Greek mythology?

    a journey through the imaginative worlds of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Inklings.   Myth, therefore, does not need to be fictional. Factual stories can also work as myth, and a personal story illustrates my meaning. My grandfather died in In snowy weather in Pennsylvania, a week before Christmas, he was walking to market with his two sons—my uncles—to visit with his wife and daughter (my mother).

    Fantasy literature is literature set in an imaginary universe, often but not always without any locations, events, or people from the real world. Magic, the supernatural and magical creatures are common in many of these imaginary worlds. Fantasy literature may be directed at both children and adults. Fantasy is a subgenre of speculative fiction and is distinguished from the genres of science. Get this from a library! The silver chair;. [C S Lewis; Pauline Baynes] -- Two English children undergo hair-raising adventures as they go on a search and rescue mission for the missing Prince Rilian, who is held captive in the underground kingdom of the Emerald Witch.


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Fantasy and myth in the fictional works of C.S. Lewis by Susan Hollows Download PDF EPUB FB2

: Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth And Religion in C. Lewis' Chronicles (Smart Pop series) (): Shanna Caughey, Jacqueline Carey, Sarah 5/5(3). 'William Gray's Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth is the most ambitious and detailed demonstration of just how deep Pullman's triology is rooted in the fantasy tradition stretching back through C.S.

Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, George MacDonald and on to German Idealist authors and philosophers For all those who seek to understand the relation between Pullman's His Dark Materials and earlier mythopoeic /5(4).

This book shows how the fantasy tradition culminating in Pullman's His Dark Materials inherits the Romantic quest to transpose spiritual and moral values, once the prerogrative of organized religion, into new myths.

Wary both of escapist fantasy and 'grand narratives', it Author: W. Gray. / Ingrid Newkirk -- Greek delight / Nick Mamatas -- Why I love Narnia / Sarah Zettel -- Daughters of Lilith / Cathy McSporran -- The last of the bibliophiles / Peg Aloi -- C.S. Lewis and the problem of religion in science fiction and fantasy / Vox Day -- Redeeming postmodernism / Louis A.

Markos -- The horse and his boy: the theology of Bree Pages: Born Clive Staple Lewis and known as Jack to his near and dear ones, C. Lewis is a world renowned author, especially popular for his fantasy-fiction book series, The Chronicles of Narnia.

Some of the books in the series have since been turned into very successful movies that have been loved by grown-ups and kids alike.

A contemporary, comrade, and personal friend of C.S. Lewis, Professor J.R.R. Tolkien shared many of the same interests. The author of such critically acclaimed works as The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien drew his examples from all of history and from his own professional knowledge. Yes, he too built slightly upon the Greek myths.

In either case, Paul’s point is plain: he is urging Timothy to stick tothe Bible and to avoid the temptation to base his teaching, preaching, and pastoral work on other, non-biblical “scriptures.”.

It should be obvious that this warning doesn’t apply to the works of C. Lewis, J. Tolkien, George MacDonald, and other writers of fantasy-fiction. Author Lev Grossman says C.S. Lewis taught him that in fiction, stepping into magical realms means encountering earthly concerns in transfigured form.

Joe Fassler August 5, C. (Clive Staples) Lewis (), one of the great writers of the twentieth century, also continues to be one of our most influential Christian thinkers.

He wrote more than thirty books, both popular and scholarly, including The Chronicles of Narnia series, The Screwtape Letters, The Four Loves, Mere Christianity, and Surprised by Joy.

C. Lewis once wrote an essay titled, The Funeral of a Great Myth, in it he eulogizes the religion of evolutionism. In the same spirit, I have often thought it would be good to bury a host of myths about C.

Lewis as well. As to Lewis myths, it is my contention that authors, working under the strain of a publishing deadlines, sometimes produce shoddy research and make some unfortunate claims.

'William Gray's Fantasy, Myth and the Measure of Truth is the most ambitious and detailed demonstration of just how deep Pullman's triology is rooted in the fantasy tradition stretching back through C.S.

Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, George MacDonald and on to German Idealist authors and philosophers For all those who seek to understand the relation Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.

The theme of this collection is the excellence of the Story, especially the kind of story dear to Lewis-fantasy and science fiction, which he fostered in an age dominated by realistic fiction.

On Stories is a companion volume to Lewis’s collected shorter fiction, The Dark Tower and Other Stories. Edited and with a Preface by Walter Hooper. Accomplished science fiction and Fantasy author C.S. Lewis saw the defamation of the Fantasy genre beginning during the early decades of the Twentieth century.

Lewis was well aware of the strengths of the genre; from his youth he had been enchanted by fantastical stories of paranormal phenomena that included Norse mythology.

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ) was a British writer and lay held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, –) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, –).He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space Trilogy, and Born: Clive Staples Lewis, 29 NovemberBelfast.

This collection contains all seven books in the classic fantasy series, The Chronicles of Narnia, without art, to appeal to older readers. This special ebook edition includes an introduction by C.

Lewis’s stepson, Douglas Gresham and full text and art for Lewis’s very first work – Boxen. By Joan Campbell On our final quest to discover the Great Christian Fantasy Writers, we creak open the door of the wardrobe and take a peak into C.S.

Lewis’ remarkable books. But we also spin forward through the circle of time to where a modern generation of speculative fiction writers are breaking new ground. Irish-born Lewis—academic, apologist and author—is probably. Get this from a library. Revisiting Narnia: fantasy, myth, and religion in C.S.

Lewis' chronicles. [Shanna Caughey;] -- C. Lewis' Chronicles of Narnia have stimulated imaginations for more than half a century, inspiring childhood wonder, earnest faith and spirited debate regarding Christian doctrine.

Widely studied. 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 tops must-read lists of classic.

“A Pilgrim in Narnia” is a blog project in reading and talking about the work of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the worlds they touched. As a "Faith, Fantasy, and Fiction" blog, we cover topics like children’s literature, apologetics and philosophy, myths and mythology, fantasy, theology, cultural critique, art and writing.

Current Issue: Vol Number 2 NumberSpring () Mythlore is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal published by the Mythopoeic Society that focuses on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and the genres of myth and fantasy.

The full text of Mythlore from onward is available in several electronic databases from Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest. C.S. Lewis And Lilith: What Does Blending Myths Do For You? Last fall, I was reading The Lion, The Witch, And The Wardrobe aloud to my wife.

We reached the passage in chapter 8 when the beavers are explaining the nature of things in Narnia, when we hit a snag.C S Lewis Biography - Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 22 November ), commonly referred to as C.S.

Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, born into a Protestant family in Belfast, though mostly resident in England. - C S Lewis Biography and List of Works - C S Lewis Books. C. S. Lewis, the Oxford professor and author of the Narnia Chronicles, replied, "Christianity is both a myth and a fact.

It's unique. It's unique. It's the true myth.".