CS Lewis

CS Lewis

Focusing on the Christian fantasy and sci-fi writer C.S. Lewis, with attention paid to his fiction and nonfiction--storytelling, theology, and politics.
C.S. Lewis and The Discarded Image, his last book.

Reading C.S. Lewis's Academic Books #1: The Discarded Image

A review of C.S. Lewis's The Discarded Image, his last book and a tour de force on medieval literature, psychology, and philosophy of science.
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C.S. Lewis and George Orwell

The Passion of George Orwell

Orwell's 1984 is an inversion and reply to CS Lewis's That Hideous Strength. But in changing Lewis's ending, he offered no hope for Winston Smith.
14 min read
The Emerald City from the Wizard of Oz

Oz, Narnia, and the Moral Imagination of Children's Books

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a fairy-tale of positive thinking and consumerist desire, the kind of children's story C.S. Lewis would have hated.
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