Selected Literary Essays
This volume, available in print for the first time since 1980, includes over twenty of C. S. Lewis' most important literary essays, written between 1932 and 1962. The topics discussed range from Chaucer to Kipling, from 'The literary impact of the authorised version' to 'Psycho-analysis and literary criticism', from Shakespeare and Bunyan to Sir Walter Scott and William Morris. Common to each essay, however, are the lively wit, the distinctive forthrightness, and the discreet erudition which characterise Lewis' best critical writing.
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Contains some gems I've read and enjoyed almost all of Lewis's other writings, so I decided to check _Selected Literary Essays_ (SLE) out of the campus library and read it over the Christmas break ... Read full review
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De Descriptionem Temporem, the essay (lecture) he gave when he accepted the Chair of Medieval & Rennaisance Literature at Cambridge is worth the price of the book. Read full review