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Letters to an American lady

Author: C S Lewis; Clyde S Kilby
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1967.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Lewis was 51 years old and long established at Magdalen College, Oxford, he wrote the first of this collection of letters to an American widow. She was described as a "very charming, gracious, southern aristocratic lady who loved to talk and speak well". In them are his antipathy to journalism, advertising, snobbery, psychoanalysis, and the petty practices that sap freedoms. They identify events in his life  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: C S Lewis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C S Lewis; Clyde S Kilby
ISBN: 080281428X 9780802814289
OCLC Number: 885791
Description: 121 pages : facsimiles (on lining papers) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: C.S. Lewis ; edited by Clyde S. Kilby.

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When Lewis was 51 years old and long established at Magdalen College, Oxford, he wrote the first of this collection of letters to an American widow. She was described as a "very charming, gracious, southern aristocratic lady who loved to talk and speak well". In them are his antipathy to journalism, advertising, snobbery, psychoanalysis, and the petty practices that sap freedoms. They identify events in his life after 1950 including his marriage to Joy Davidman and her death three years later.

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