Books by C. S. Lewis; The Great Divorce, Mere Christianity, the Problem of Pain, the Personal Heresy, Miracles

Books by C. S. Lewis; The Great Divorce, Mere Christianity, the Problem of Pain, the Personal Heresy, Miracles

Author: Books LLC

Format: Paperback

Pages: 82

ISBN: 9781155162454

Publisher: Books LLC

Release Date: May 01, 2010

Description du Livre

This is nonfiction commentary. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: The Great Divorce, Mere Christianity, the Problem of Pain, the Personal Heresy, Miracles, the World's Last Night and Other Essays, the Abolition of Man, the Four Loves, God in the Dock, C. S. Lewis Bibliography, Surprised by Joy, the Discarded Image, an Experiment in Criticism, a Grief Observed, the Allegory of Love, Studies in Words, of Other Worlds, Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer, a Preface to Paradise Lost. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The Personal Heresy is a series of articles, three each by C.S. Lewis and E.M.W. (Eustace Mandeville Wetenhall) Tillyard, first published on April 27, 1939 by Oxford University Press and later reprinted, also by Oxford University Press, in 1965. The book has been reprinted in 2008 by Concordia University Press with an Introduction by Lewis scholar Bruce L. Edwards and a new Preface by the editor, Joel D. Heck. The central issue of the essays is whether a piece of imaginative writing, particularly poetry, is primarily a reflection of the author's personality (Tillyard's position) or is about something external to the author (Lewis's position). The two positions may be summarized briefly as the subjective position (Tillyard) and the objective position (Lewis). In general, Lewis attempts to keep poetry within the reach of the common person, while Tillyard thinks of the poet as a person who is "a cut above the common person." In the fifth essay in The Personal Heresy, Lewis implied that the personal heresy started when the romantic critics, such as Wordsworth, diverted our attention away from the fruitful question, "What kind of composition is a poem?" to the barren question, "What kind of man is a poet?" But various statements from the letters and diary of Lewis show that t...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=683244

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