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Description c s lewis is best known as the creator of the fanciful world of narnia and as a masterful writer of literary criticism and christian apologetics but he began his literary career as a poet, under the pseudonym of clive hamilton, and only later did he turn to prose writing and find fame. In 1986 patrick murphy's c s lewis's 'dymer': of lewis' longest passages of selfanalysis: when writing poetry provides the basis for his critical. Letters, mere christianity, miracles ebook: c s lewis: amazonca: kindle store poetry: spirits in bondage: a cycle of lyrics psycho-analysis and literary.
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Cs lewis' till we have faces, possibly his most mature work, portrays its heroes more humanly than the typical god-like characters found in similar stories the story is set in the imaginary country of glome, on the outskirts of the hellenistic world and greek culture, about 200 years before the. The complete works of c s lewis: fantasy classics, science fiction novels, religious studies, poetry, speeches & autobiography: the chronicles of narnia, the space. Hey i'm a big fan of cs lewis and agree with his views i'm reading 'mere christianity' now and i just have this problem with the law of nature. Cs lewis as literary critic and medieval scholar of romantic poetry and fairy tales lewis examines medieval and renaissance authors' use of courtly love.