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Reason and Imagination in C. S. Lewis: A Study of Till We Have Faces - Peter J. Schakel
Reason and Imagination in C. S. Lewis: A Study of Till We Have Faces
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The first study of C.S. Lewis to offer a detailed examination of Till We Have Faces, Peter J. Schakel's book is also the first to explore the tension between reason and imagination that significantly shaped Lewis' thinking and writing. / Schakel begins with a close analysis of Till We Have Faces... show more
The first study of C.S. Lewis to offer a detailed examination of Till We Have Faces, Peter J. Schakel's book is also the first to explore the tension between reason and imagination that significantly shaped Lewis' thinking and writing. / Schakel begins with a close analysis of Till We Have Faces which leads the readers through the plot, clarifying its themes and it discusses structure, symbols and allusions. / The second part of the book surveys Lewis' works, tracing the tension between reason and imagination. In the works of the thirties and forties reason is in the ascendant; from the early fifties on, in works such as the Chronicles of Narnia, there is an increased emphasis on imagination — which culminates in the fine "myth retold," Till We Have Faces. Imagination and reason are reconciled, finally in the works of the early sixties such as A Grief Observed and Letters to Malcolm.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780802819987 (0802819982)
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
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