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Hooper, Walter

Works: 146 works in 756 publications in 6 languages and 25,528 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Records and correspondence  Essays  Biographies  Literature  Bibliography  Portraits  Handbooks and manuals  Poetry 
Roles: Editor, Author, Narrator, Other, Author of introduction, pre, Honoree
Classifications: PR6023.E926, 823.912
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Publications about Walter Hooper
Publications by Walter Hooper
Most widely held works about Walter Hooper
Most widely held works by Walter Hooper
C.S. Lewis; a biography by Roger Lancelyn Green( Book )
59 editions published between 1960 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,323 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of writer C.S. Lewis, and discusses his novels, his marriage to Joy Davidman, his family life, and other related topics
Of other worlds: essays and stories by C. S Lewis( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and held by 1,931 libraries worldwide
The contemporary writer discusses elements in fairy tales and science fiction, often overlooked by critics and presents three selections from his own works. Bibliogs
God in the dock : essays on theology and ethics by C. S Lewis( Book )
23 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and held by 1,866 libraries worldwide
Contains forty-eight essays and twelve letters written by Christian author C.S. Lewis between 1940 and 1963, in which he discusses the logic of theism, good and evil, miracles, vivisection, the role of women in the church, ethics, politics, and other topics
Studies in medieval and Renaissance literature by C. S Lewis( Book )
46 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,707 libraries worldwide
This book is a collection of fourteen fascinating essays, half of which were never published in Lewis's lifetime. The first three provide a general introduction to medieval literature while the remaining essays turn to the works of major writers such as Dante (The Divine Comedy), Malory (Le Morte d'Arthur), Spenser (The Faerie Queene), and Milton (Comus). Lewis's insightful yet accessible writing will captivate anyone with an interest in medieval and Renaissance literature. (From back cover of book)
Christian reflections by C. S Lewis( Book )
46 editions published between 1867 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,677 libraries worldwide
This collection contains fourteen of Lewis's theological papers on subjects such as Christianity and literature, Christianity and culture, ethics, futility, church music, modern theology and biblical criticism, the Psalms, and petitionary prayer. Common to all of these varied essays are Lewis's uniquely effective style and his tireless concern to relate basic Christianity to all of life
Selected literary essays by C. S Lewis( Book )
29 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
This volume, available in print for the first time since 1980, includes over twenty of C.S. Lewis' most important literary essays, written between 1932 and 1962. The topics discussed range from Chaucer to Kipling, from 'The literary impact of the authorised version' to 'Psycho-analysis and literary criticism', from Shakespeare and Bunyan to Sir Walter Scott and William Morris. Common to each essay, however, are the lively wit, the distinctive forthrightness, and the discreet erudition which characterise Lewis' best critical writing
Boxen : the imaginary world of the young C.S. Lewis by C. S Lewis( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 984 libraries worldwide
A collection of maps, histories, sketches, and stories created by C.S. Lewis as a child to describe his private fantasy world, known as Animal-Land or Boxen. A scholarly introduction explains the stories in the context of Lewis's life
C.S. Lewis : a companion & guide by Walter Hooper( Book )
34 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 906 libraries worldwide
"Hooper's guidebook is a whole reference shelf on Lewis between two covers. It includes a 120-page-biographical essay; a detailed survey of Lewis's books, including backgrounds, summaries, and reviews; alphabetically arranged essays on Lewis's key ideas; directories explaining Who's Who and What's What in Lewis's life arid books; and a comprehensive bibliography Of Lewis's writings." Christianity Today, Feb 3, 1997
They stand together : the letters of C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves, 1914-1963 by C. S Lewis( Book )
14 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 901 libraries worldwide
Through joy and beyond : a pictorial biography of C.S. Lewis by Walter Hooper( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
On stories, and other essays on literature by C. S Lewis( Book )
9 editions published in 1982 in English and Dutch and held by 738 libraries worldwide
A collection of essays celebrates the importance of the story in literature, with particular attention to fantasy and science fiction, genres the author helped foster in an age dominated by realistic fiction
Present concerns by C. S Lewis( Book )
15 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 700 libraries worldwide
All but two of the essays here first appeared in newspapers and magazines, and, although their subjects are wide-ranging, they all share an infusion of Lewis's characteristic sanity and persuasiveness. In those essays between 1940 and 1945, Lewis reflects on questions generated by the war: Democratic values, the need for an updated chivalry, and the cynicism of the modern soldier. Other essays examine the threats to educational and spiritual fulfillment, while "Sex in Literature" and "On Living in the Atomic Age" address literary censorship and our very human survival--issues debated even more passionately today than in Lewis's lifetime
The weight of glory and other addresses by C. S Lewis( Book )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
A legacy of solid, genial Christianity
Poems by C. S Lewis( Book )
27 editions published between 1964 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
A collection of Lewis's shorter poetry on a wide range of subjects-God and the pagan deities, unicorns and spaceships, nature, love, age, and reason: "Idea poems which reiterate themes known to have occupied Lewis's ingenious and provocative mind" (Clyde S. Kilby, New York Times Book Review). Edited and with a Preface by Walter Hooper
C.S. Lewis's lost Aeneid : arms and the exile ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) is best remembered as a literary critic, essayist, theologian, and novelist, and his famed tales The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters have been read by millions. Now, A.T. Reyes reveals a different side of this diverse man of letters: translator. Reyes introduces the surviving fragments of Lewis's translation of Virgil's epic poem, which were rescued from a bonfire. They are presented in parallel with the Latin text, and are accompanied by synopses of missing sections, and an informative glossary, making them accessible to the general reader. Writes Lewis in A Preface to Paradise Lost, "Virgil uses something more subtle than mere length of time ... It is this which gives the reader of the Aeneid the sense of having lived through so much. No man who has read it with full perception remains an adolescent." Lewis's admiration for the Aeneid, written in the 1st century BC and unfolding the adventures of Aeneas, a Trojan who traveled to Italy and became the ancestor of the Romans, is evident in his remarkably lyrical translation. C.S. Lewis's Lost Aeneid is part detective story, as Reyes recounts the dramatic rescue of the fragments and his efforts to collect and organize them, and part illuminating look at a lesser-known and intriguing aspect of Lewis's work. -- Jacket
The collected letters of C.S. Lewis by C. S Lewis( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
The letters found in Volume II reveal inside accounts of how The Screwtape Letters came to be written, the early meetings of the Inklings (with J.R.R. Tolkien giving readings about "hobbits" and "Middle Earth"), how C.S. Lewis became popular through BBC radio talks, but mostly how this quiet professor in England touched the lives of many through an amazing discipline of personal correspondence
Letters of C. S. Lewis by C. S Lewis( Book )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2017 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
The letters collected here covers a vast range of subjects -- books, nature, people, and every aspect of God and His world -- and extend from [the author's] early days as a student and atheist up to a few weeks before his death. [It includes] his correspondence with family, friends, and even fans.-Back cover
The business of heaven : daily readings from C.S. Lewis by C. S Lewis( Book )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Selections from the writings of C.S. Lewis provide meditations for each day of the year, including special religious holidays
Spirits in bondage : a cycle of lyrics by C. S Lewis( Book )
6 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
"It is 'Will' that creates the world, even though the world itself is a malignant thing which inveigles us into reproducing and perpetuating life. The way to terminate this malignancy is by asceticism."--The preface In 1919, when C.S. Lewis was only twenty, just a few months returned from the Great War, his first collection of poetry was published, presaging the author's brilliant career. At the time, Lewis was in the midst of his agnostic phase, yet to become the great Christian philosopher of his later life. As such, the poems all revolve around the theme of nature as a malevolent force, with beauty as the only divine truth. This volume includes a preface by Walter Hooper, which illuminates Lewis's formative influences, drawing from his letters, diaries, and other works to provide a record of the early part of the great writer's life. "[Lewis's] writing is like the easy talk of a good conversationalist and he challenges many deeply set convictions without raising his voice."--St. Louis Post Dispatch
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Alternative Names
Hooper, Walter 1931-
Hooper, Walter Mcgehee
Hooper, Walter McGehee 1931-
Walter Hooper Amerikaans schrijver
Walter Hooper amerikansk författare
Walter Hooper amerikansk skribent
Walter Hooper literarischer Berater des Nachlasses von C. S. Lewis
Walter Hooper literary advisor of the estate of C.S. Lewis
Walter Hooper scrittore statunitense
후퍼, 월터 M
フーパー, ウォルター
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Dutch (1)
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