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The ideal of kingship in the writings of Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien : divine kingship is reflected in Middle-Earth

Author: Christopher Scarf
Publisher: Cambridge : James Clarke & Co., 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inter-disciplinary approach to Kingship: literary, theological and historic. The book offers the reader a key to a deeper understanding of the work of all three Oxford 'Inklings'.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Williams; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; Charles Williams; Charles Williams; Clive S Lewis; J R R Tolkien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Scarf
ISBN: 9780227174012 0227174011 0227901967 9780227901960
OCLC Number: 829055573
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: The inkling's ideals of kingship --
Williams and the historical notion of kingship --
Williams and the vicegerent --
Williams and life in the kingdom --
Williams and the ideal of kingship --
Lewis and the historical notion of kingship --
Lewis and the experience of joy --
Lewis and the hierarchy --
Lewis and the ideal of kingship --
Tolkien and the historical notion of kingship --
Tolkien and the divine court --
Tolkien and the ideal of kingship --
The inklings and the place of royalty --
Epilogue: The inklings and the wider world of fantasy.
Responsibility: Christopher Scarf.

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'History, myth, Christian theology and the poetic imagination are all drawn together in this unusual study of three very different literary figures. By focussing on kingship the author opens up new Read more...

 
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