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Tolkien and C.S. Lewis : the gift of friendship
Tolkien and C.S. Lewis : the gift of friendship
by:Duriez, Colin.
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 hobby. Likewise, all of Lewis' fiction, after the two met at Oxford University in 1926, bears the mark of Tolkien's influence, whether in names he used or in the creation of convincing fantasy worlds. They quickly discovered their affinity--a love of language and the imagination, a wide reading in northern myth and fairy tale, a desire to write stories themselves in both poetry and prose. The quality of their literary friendship invites comparisons with those of William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Cowper and John Newton, and G.K. Chesterton and Hillaire Belloc. Both Tolkien and Lewis were central figures in the informal Oxford literary circle, the Inklings. This book explores their lives, unfolding the extraordinary story of their complex friendship that lasted, with its ups and downs, until Lewis's death in 1963. Despite their differences--differences of temperament, spiritual emphasis, and view of their storytelling art--what united them was much stronger, a shared vision that continues to inspire their millions of readers throughout the world.
Mahwah, N.J. :HiddenSpring, ©2003.
Book
ISBN: 1587680262, 9781587680267
OCLC: 52127792

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Literatures of the world in English,
Literatures of the world in English,
by King, Bruce,
London,Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1974.
Book
ISBN: 9780710077875, 0710077874
Anglo-Irish literature
Anglo-Irish literature
by Jeffares, A. Norman
[London, England] :Macmillan, 1982.
Book
ISBN: 9780333269152, 9780717112388, 0717112381, 9780333269169, 0333269152, 9780717112395, 071711239X, 0333269160
Wells of English
Wells of English
by Choate, Isaac Bassett,
Boston,Roberts Bros., 1892-
eBook
The politically incorrect guide to English and American literature
The politically incorrect guide to English and American literature
by Kantor, Elizabeth.
[Ashland, Or.] :Blackstone Audio, 2008.
eAudiobook
ISBN: 9780786157310, 0786157313
The geometry of modernism : the vorticist idiom in Lewis, Pound, H.D., and Yeats
The geometry of modernism : the vorticist idiom in Lewis, Pound, H.D., and Yeats
by Hickman, Miranda B.,
Austin :University of Texas Press, 2005.
eBook
ISBN: 0292709439, 9780292709430, 9780292796720, 0292796722
The classical background of English literature.
The classical background of English literature.
by Thomson, J. A. K.
London,G. Allen & Unwin [1950]
Book
Gods of modern Grub Street : impressions of contemporary authors
Gods of modern Grub Street : impressions of contemporary authors
by Adcock, Arthur St. John,
London :S. Low, Marston, [192-?]
Book
An introduction to English literature
An introduction to English literature
by Mulgan, John,
Oxford :Clarendon Press, [1969]
Book
Neglected English classics
Neglected English classics
by Robertson, William George,
Aberdeen,D. Wyllie & Son, 1920.
eBook
No country for old men : fresh perspectives on Irish literature
No country for old men : fresh perspectives on Irish literature
by Lyons, Paddy.
New York :Peter Lang, ©2008.
eBook
ISBN: 9783035300796, 3035300798
History of English literature from
History of English literature from "Beowulf" to Swinburne,
by Lang, Andrew,
London,Longmans, Green and Co., 1933.
Book
AUETSA Conference papers, 2000.
AUETSA Conference papers, 2000.
by Association of University English Teachers of Southern Africa.
Book
Silk and potatoes : contemporary Arthurian fantasy
Silk and potatoes : contemporary Arthurian fantasy
by Roberts, Adam
Book
ISBN: 9042003065, 9789042003064
Media, technology, and literature in the nineteenth century : image, sound, touch
Media, technology, and literature in the nineteenth century : image, sound, touch
by Colligan, Colette,
Farnham, Surrey, England ;Ashgate Pub., ©2011.
Book
ISBN: 9781409400097, 1409400093
Literature and the Aborigine in Australia, 1770-1975
Literature and the Aborigine in Australia, 1770-1975
by Healy, J. J.
St. Lucia, Q. :University of Queensland Press, 1979.
eBook
The road to Armageddon : the martial spirit in English popular literature, 1870-1914.
The road to Armageddon : the martial spirit in English popular literature, 1870-1914.
by Eby, Cecil Degrotte.
Durham :Duke University Press, 1988.
Book
ISBN: 0822307758, 9780822307754
Medieval readers and writers, 1350-1400
Medieval readers and writers, 1350-1400
by Coleman, Janet.
[Place of publication not identified] :ACLS, [2011]
Book
ISBN: 1597401838, 9781597401838
Politics, history and the family in Irish and English writing, 1790-1870
Politics, history and the family in Irish and English writing, 1790-1870
by Corbett, Mary Jean,
Cambridge :Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Book
ISBN: 9780521661324, 0521661323