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Image and Imagination
Essays and Reviews

Part of Canto Classics

  • Date Published: November 2013
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107639270

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  • This selection from the writings of C. S. Lewis gathers together forty book reviews, never before reprinted, as well as four major essays which have been unavailable for many decades. A fifth essay, 'Image and Imagination', is published for the first time. Taken together, the collection presents some of Lewis's finest literary criticism and religious exposition. The essays and reviews substantiate his reputation as an eloquent and authoritative critic across a wide range of literature, and as a keen judge of contemporary scholarship, while his reviews of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings will be of additional interest to scholars and students of fantasy.

    • The first new collection of writings of C. S. Lewis for several decades
    • Includes essays and reviews, many of them of very high quality, that have never been reprinted since first publication, scattered in various journals and magazines, along with some material never published before
    • Includes remarkably prescient reviews of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
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    "Almost nothing Lewis wrote is without apercu, often unexpected, always cogently expressed."
    Times Literary Supplement

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    • Date Published: November 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107639270
    • length: 391 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 138 x 20 mm
    • weight: 0.54kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. Reflections on Literature
    Part II. The Inklings
    Part of The Lord of the Rings)
    Part of The Lord of the Rings)
    The Return of the King (being the Third Part of The Lord of the Rings)
    Part of The Lord of the Rings)
    Part III. Reflections on Christianity
    Part IV. Classical Literature
    Part V. Medieval and Renaissance Literature
    Part VI. Milton and Later English Literature.

  • Author

    C. S. Lewis

    Editor

    Walter Hooper, Literary Adviser to the Estate of C. S. Lewis
    Walter Hooper, Literary Adviser to the Estate of C. S. Lewis, is editor of the three-volume work The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis (2000, 2004 and 2006) and author of C. S. Lewis: A Companion and Guide (1996) and (with Roger Lancelyn Green) C. S. Lewis: A Biography (1974; revised edition, 2002).

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