The Four Loves - hardcover A Grief Observed - paperback - Lewis' account of his feelings on the death of his wife. 1 (1905-1931)Hooper, Walter – Collected Letters Vol.
In his words, "It ends with faith, but raises all the blackest doubts en route."George Mac Donald: An Anthology God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics Letters of C. Lewis (OP, used copies available)Letters to an American Lady Letters to Children Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer - A discussion of prayer and other theological matters written as letters to a fictional friend. Lewis at the Breakfast Table : And Other Reminiscences Dorsett, Lyle W. 2 (1932-1949)Howard, Thomas – Narnia and Beyond: A Guide to the Fiction of CSLJacobs, Alan – The Narnian (biography)Kreeft, Peter - C. Lewis for the Third Millenium: Six Essays on the Abolition of Man Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann - C. Lewis: Mere Christian Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann - Finding the Landlord: A Guidebook to C.
59) On the Reading of Old Books 60) The Parthenon and the Optative 61) The Death of Words 62) On Science Fiction 63) Miserable Offenders 64) Different Tastes in Literature 65) Modern Translations of the Bible 66) On Juvenile Tastes 67) Sex in Literature 68) The Hobbit 69) Period Criticism 70) On Stories 71) On Three Ways of Writing for Children 72) Prudery and Philology 73) Tolkein’s “The Lord of the Rings” 74) Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What’s to Be Said 75) It All Began With a Picture 76) Unreal Estates 77) On Criticism 78) Cross Examination 79) A Tribute to E. Eddison 80) The Mythopoeic Gift of Rider Haggard 81) George Orwell 82) A Panegyric for Dorothy L.
55) On Church Music 56) Christianity and Literature 57) High and Low Brows 58) Is English Doomed?
Defends the historical reality of miracles in the Christian faith. Lewis' Ireland and England Caughey, Shanna, editor – Revisiting Narnia Como, James – Branches to Heaven: The Geniuses of C.
Of Other Worlds: Essays and Stories (OP, used copies available)On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature (OP, used copies available)A Preface to Paradise Lost The Problem of Pain - paperback - The first book of Christian theology written by Lewis. "The less known the real world is, the more plausibly your marvels can be located near at hand." As the creator of one of the most famous "other worlds" of all time, C. Lewis was uniquely qualified to discuss their literary merit. A Fellow and tutor at Oxford until 1954, he spent the rest of his career as Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge.As both a writer and a critic, Lewis explores the importance of story and wonder, elements often ignored or even frowned upon by critics of the day. Lewis." --Choice I love virtually every entry in this book, especially the literary essays on stories in general, fairy stories, 3 ways of writing for children and juvenile tastes in stories. He wrote more than thirty books, both popular and scholarly, inlcuding The Chronicles of Narnia series, The Screwtape Letters , The Four Loves , Mere Christianity and Surprised by Joy .In that way the author-critic might no doubt profit, as a critic, by reviews of his critical work.I am considering how he could profit, as a critic, by reviews of his non-critical works: his poems, plays, stories, or what not; what he can learn about the art of criticism by seeing it practiced on himself; how he can become a better, or less bad, critic of other men's imaginative works from the treatment of his own imaginative works.You can find his essays scattered within several collections, but until recently there wasn’t a single, comprehensive volume which pulled them together. That changed in the year 2000, when Lesley Walmsley published The book spans over 1,000 pages and features 137 essays, letters, and short stories. It addresses the age old question of how belief in a loving God can be reconciled with the existence of pain and suffering in the world. Reflections on the Psalms - A discussion of the beauty of the Psalms together with some difficulties they present. (Lewis' last book published posthumously in 1964.)Mere Christianity - paperback - The basic book detailing the "case for Christianity," what Christians believe, and Christian behavior. - A Love Observed : Joy Davidman's Life & Marriage to C. Lewis (OP, used copies available)Downing, David – Into the Region of Awe: Mysticism in C. Lewis Downing, David - Planets in Peril: A Critical Study of C. Lewis's Ransom Trilogy Downing, David - The Most Reluctant Christian Duriez, Colin - The C. Lewis Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to His Life, Thought, and Writings Ford, Paul - Companion to Narnia Gilbert, Douglas and Kilby, Clyde S. Written in keeping with Lewis' statement that the best service he could offer was to "explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times." (First given as a series of radio talks on the BBC and originally published in three separate volumes.)ere Christianity - hardcover Miracles: A Preliminary Study - Gives a basic defense of the existence of the supernatural as opposed to naturalism.