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English and Literature | [C. S. Lewis]

English and Literature

This volume of short essays and other pieces by C. S.Lewis is part of a larger collection, C. S. Lewis: Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces. In addition to his many books, letters, and poems,C. S. Lewis wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on ethical issues and the nature of literature and storytelling. Within these pages is a treasure trove of Lewis' reflections on diverse topics.
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This volume of short essays and other pieces by C. S.Lewis is part of a larger collection, C. S. Lewis: Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces. In addition to his many books, letters, and poems,C. S. Lewis wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on ethical issues and the nature of literature and storytelling. Within these pages is a treasure trove of Lewis' reflections on diverse topics.

This volume includes

  • 1. "Christianity and Literature"
  • 2. "High and Low Brows"
  • 3. "Is English Doomed?"
  • 4. "On the Reading of Old Books"
  • 5. "The Parthenon and the Optative"
  • 6. "The Death of Words"
  • 7. "On Science Fiction"
  • 8. "Miserable Offenders"
  • 9. "Different Tastes in Literature"
  • 10. "Modern Translations of the Bible"
  • 11. "On Juvenile Tastes"
  • 12. "Sex in Literature"

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