Philip Pullman's His dark materials--a multiple allegory : attacking religious superstition in The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe and Paradise lost (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Philip Pullman's His dark materials--a multiple allegory : attacking religious superstition in The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe and Paradise lost

Author: Leonard F Wheat
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wheat demonstrates how Pullman retells two prominent works of British literature--C.S. Lewis's The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and John Milton's Paradise Lost. Pullman's aim is to counter Lewis's pro-Christian allegory with his own anti-Christian allegory. Pullman does this in his second allegory by turning Paradise Lost upside down. Satan and his daughter, Sin, along with Adam's murderous son Cain, become  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Allegories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wheat, Leonard F., 1931-
Philip Pullman's His dark materials--a multiple allegory.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2008
(OCoLC)608419368
Named Person: Philip Pullman; Clive S Lewis; John Milton; Philip Pullman; C S Lewis; John Milton
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard F Wheat
ISBN: 9781591025894 1591025893
OCLC Number: 152580912
Description: 338 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pullman's surface story --
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe: C.S. Lewis's story and his allegory --
The lion, the witch and the wardrobe retold: Pullman's allegory --
Paradise lost retold: the hidden story and its themes --
Paradise lost retold: setting, characters, and events --
Missionaries, Darwin and conclusions.
Responsibility: Leonard F. Wheat.
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Demonstrates how Pullman retells two prominent works of British literature - C S Lewis' "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" and John Milton's "Paradise Lost". This book says that Pullman's aim is  Read more...

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