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Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald & Dante : an array of original discoveries

Author: Kathryn Ann Lindskoog
Publisher: Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Sound scholarship is a treasure, and bright prose is a pleasure." "This book combines the best of both these worlds. It includes something to challenge, enrich, amaze, or amuse every reader of C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante Alighieri." "Here are dozens of surprising aspects of the life and writings of C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante. (George MacDonald loved the writings of Dante, and C.S. Lewis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann.
Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald & Dante.
Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)606597792
Online version:
Lindskoog, Kathryn Ann.
Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald & Dante.
Macon, Ga. : Mercer University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)608209180
Named Person: C S Lewis; George MacDonald; Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri; C S Lewis; George MacDonald; Clive S Lewis; George (Schriftsteller) MacDonald; Dante (Alighieri)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Ann Lindskoog
ISBN: 0865547289 9780865547285
OCLC Number: 45757782
Description: 221 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Who is this man? --
C.S. Lewis and Peter Rabbit --
Unexpected treasure --
The splendid lands --
Where is the ancient city of Tashbaan? --
C.S. Lewis and Christmas --
All of nothing: a newly discovered Lewis essay --
C.S. Lewis's anti-anti-Semitism --
C.S. Lewis and Dante's Paradise --
Spring in purgatory: Dante, Botticelli, C.S. Lewis, and a lost masterpiece --
St. Anne's and St. Anne's: C.S. Lewis, Dorothy Sayers, and Rose Macaulay --
Links in a golden chain: C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Sadhu Sundar Singh --
The Woolworth connection: Sinclair Lewis, C.S. Lewis, and John Updike. Plan for the curing: George MacDonald and modern child-training methods --
Carved in stone: what the bird did not say early in the year --
Roots and fruits of the secret garden: George MacDonald [and others] --
The salty and the sweet: Mark Twain, George MacDonald, and C.S. Lewis --
Ungit and Orual: facts, mysteries, and epiphanies --
C.S. Lewis and the Holy Spirit --
Bright shoots of everlastingness: C.S. Lewis's search for joy --
C.S. Lewis and the natural law --
C.S. Lewis's free advice to hopeful writers --
Mining Dante: Divine Comedy discoveries for everyone.
Other Titles: Surprised by C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante
Responsibility: Kathryn Lindskoog.

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"Sound scholarship is a treasure, and bright prose is a pleasure." "This book combines the best of both these worlds. It includes something to challenge, enrich, amaze, or amuse every reader of C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante Alighieri." "Here are dozens of surprising aspects of the life and writings of C.S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante. (George MacDonald loved the writings of Dante, and C.S. Lewis loved the writings of both Dante and MacDonald.) Contents range from the quick, surprising fun of "Who Is This Man?" to the practical, down-to-earth instruction of "C. S. Lewis's Free Advice to Hopeful Writers" and the adventurous scholarship of "Spring in Purgatory" and "Mining Dante.""--Jacket.

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