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.
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.
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.