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A reader's guide to Caspian : a journey into C.S. Lewis's Narnia

Author: Leland Ryken; Marjorie Lamp Mead
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"C. S. Lewis scholar Marjorie Lamp Mead and literary specialist Leland Ryken work their own magic to take you deep into Narnia once again, providing a guided tour of Prince Caspian that highlights characters, setting and framework, with rich background details to enhance your reading of the story. The authors also shed light on Lewis's imagination and literary forms, and include a brief biography of Lewis himself.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: C S Lewis
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leland Ryken; Marjorie Lamp Mead
ISBN: 9780830834990 0830834990
OCLC Number: 173218749
Description: 171 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A guided tour of Prince Caspian --
The island : how Lewis decided to begin his story --
The ancient treasure : a discovery story --
The dwarf : plot, setting and character as a narrative harmony --
The dwarf tells of Prince Caspian : the narrative device of flashback --
Caspian's adventure in the mountains : escape and rescue --
The people that lived in hiding : travelogue --
Old Narnia in danger : preparation for battle --
How they left the island : the pevensies prepare for their mission --
What Lucy saw : another perilous journey --
The return of the lion : a fairy story and more --
The lion roars : epiphany --
Sorcery and sudden vengeance : evil council --
The high king in command : challenge to single combat --
How all were very busy : conquest story --
Aslan makes a door in the air : denouement --
Caspian backgrounds --
Are the Narnian stories allegorical? --
The Christian vision of Prince Caspian --
Contemporary reviews of Prince Caspian --
The critics comment on Prince Caspian --
A brief biography of C.S. Llewis.
Responsibility: Leland Ryken & Marjorie Lamp Mead.
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"C. S. Lewis scholar Marjorie Lamp Mead and literary specialist Leland Ryken work their own magic to take you deep into Narnia once again, providing a guided tour of Prince Caspian that highlights characters, setting and framework, with rich background details to enhance your reading of the story. The authors also shed light on Lewis's imagination and literary forms, and include a brief biography of Lewis himself. Added questions for discussion and reflection make this the perfect companion to Prince Caspian for book discussion groups." "Following the pattern set in their Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe, Mead and Ryken help you, like the Pevensie children, enter Narnia again in a new way and find it to be an even more surprising place than you ever imagined."--BOOK JACKET.

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