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C.S. Lewis and the Narnia chronicles

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An edition of Into the wardrobe (2005)

Into the wardrobe

C.S. Lewis and the Narnia chronicles

1st ed.
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Publisher
Jossey-Bass
Language
English
Pages
238

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Published in the early 1950s, C. S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia were proclaimed instant children's classics and have been hailed in The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature as "the most sustained achievement in fantasy for children by a 20th-century author." But how could Lewis (a formidable critic, scholar, and Christian apologist)conjure up the kind of adventures in which generations of children (and adults) take such delight? In this engaging and insightful book, C. S. Lewis expert David C. Downing invites readers to join his vivid exploration of the Chronicles of Narnia, offering a detailed look at the enchanting stories themselves and also focusing on the extraordinary intellect and imagination of the man behind the Wardrobe. Downing presents each Narnia book as its own little wardrobe - each tale an opportunity to discover a visionary world of bustling vitality, sparkling beauty, and spiritual clarity. And Downing's examination ...

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Cover of: Into the Wardrobe
Into the Wardrobe: C. S. Lewis and the Narnia Chronicles
June 2, 2008, Jossey-Bass
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Into the Wardrobe
2007, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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Cover of: Into the wardrobe
Into the wardrobe: C.S. Lewis and the Narnia chronicles
2005, Jossey-Bass
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Table of Contents

The life of C.S. Lewis
The genesis of Narnia
The spiritual vision of the Narnia chronicles
Moral psychology
Classical and medieval elements
What's in a Narnian name?
Lewis's literary artistry.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-206) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823/.912
Library of Congress
PR6023.E926 C5327 2005, PR6023.E926C5327

The Physical Object

Pagination
xvii, 238 p. ;
Number of pages
238

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3399347M
Internet Archive
intowardrobecsle00down
ISBN 10
0787978906
ISBN 13
9780787978907
LC Control Number
2005013177
Library Thing
318907
Goodreads
214430

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