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Tolkien and C.S. Lewis : the gift of friendship

Author: Colin Duriez
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : HiddenSpring, ©2003.
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Both Tolkien and C.S. Lewis are known around the world as the creators of Middle-earth and Narnia. But few of their readers and fans know about the complex friendship between Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Without the persistent encouragement of his friend, Tolkien would never have completed The Lord of the Rings. This great tale, along with the connected matter of The Silmarillion, would have remained merely a private  Read more...
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Duriez, Colin.
Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Mahwah, N.J. : HiddenSpring, ©2003
(OCoLC)607059726
Online version:
Duriez, Colin.
Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.
Mahwah, N.J. : HiddenSpring, ©2003
(OCoLC)610146651
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; John R R Tolkien; Clive S Lewis
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Duriez
ISBN: 1587680262 9781587680267
OCLC Number: 52127792
Description: xii, 244 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The formative years (1892-1925) --
Meeting of minds and imaginations : "Tolkien and I were talking of dragons ..." (1926-1929) --
A story-shaped world : "Mythopoeia" (1929-1931) --
The thirties : the context of imaginative orthodoxy --
The inklings begin : friendship shared? (1933-1939) --
Two journeys there and back again : The pilgrim's regress and The Hobbit (1930-1937) --
Space, time, and the "New Hobbit" (1936-1939) --
World War II and after : Charles Williams comes to Oxford (1939-1949) --
A professors's wardrobe and magic rings (1949-1954) --
Surprised by Cambridge and disappointed by Joy (1954-1963) --
A farewell to Shadowlands (1963-1973) --
The gift of friendship : "who could have deserved it?"
Responsibility: Colin Duriez.
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Reveals the complex friendship between the two literary figures, noting their shared academic experiences at Oxford University, Lewis's influence on Tolkien's completion of The Lord of the Rings, and  Read more...

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