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The company they keep : C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as writers in community

Author: Diana Glyer
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The creators of Narnia and Middle-earth, C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien were close friends and professional colleagues. They met frequently with a community of fellow writers at Oxford in the 1930s and 1940s, all sharing their works-in-progress. The group became known as the Inklings." "This study challenges the standard interpretation that Lewis, Tolkien, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield, and the other Inklings had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glyer, Diana.
Company they keep.
Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)608163614
Named Person: C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; J R R Tolkien; Clive Staples Lewis; John Ronald Reuel Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; C S Lewis; Clive S Lewis; John R R Tolkien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Glyer
ISBN: 0873388909 9780873388900 9780873389914 0873389913
OCLC Number: 70265586
Awards: Short-listed for Hugo Award (Related Book) 2008
Description: xix, 293 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: An intellectual dilemma. --
Inklings: building community. --
Influence: assessing impact. --
Resonators: supporting progress. --
Opponents: issuing challenge. --
Editors: making changes. --
Collaborators: working together. --
Referents: writing about each other. --
Creativity: appreciating interaction. --
Appendix: Inklings: their lives and works / by David Bratman.
Responsibility: Diana Pavlac Glyer.
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Offers a glimpse into the creative workings of the Inklings. This book challenges the standard interpretation that Lewis, Tolkien, Charles Williams, Owen Barfield, and the other Inklings had little  Read more...

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