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Planet Narnia : the seven heavens in the imagination of C.S. Lewis

Auteur: Michael Ward
Uitgever: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"For over half a century, scholars have laboured to show that C.S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganised Chronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the seven sacraments, the seven deadly sins, and the seven books of Spenser's Faerie Queene. None of these explanations has won general acceptance and the structure of Narnia's symbolism has remained a  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Aanvullende fysieke materiaalsoort: Online version:
Ward, Michael, 1968-
Planet Narnia.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)427856042
Genoemd persoon: C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; Clive S Lewis; Clive S Lewis
Genre: Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Michael Ward
ISBN: 9780195313871 0195313879 9780199738700 019973870X
OCLC-nummer: 123377281
Beschrijving: xii, 347 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Inhoud: Silence --
The planets --
Jupiter --
Mars --
Sol --
Luna --
Mercury --
Venus --
Saturn --
Primum mobile --
The music of the spheres --
Coda.
Verantwoordelijkheid: Michael Ward.
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Michael Ward argues that medieval cosmology, a subject that fascinated Lewis throughout his life, provides the imaginative key to the seven Narnia novels. He shows that Narnia stories were designed  Meer lezen...

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Wards thesis is taut and compelling, and requires intelligent engagement: this isnt a book to dabble in while half-listening to the cricket. But it is the best book Ive read since well, since at Meer lezen...

 
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