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By Elizabeth Baird Hardy

In 1950, Clive Staples Lewis released the 1st in a chain of children’s tales that grew to become The Chronicles of Narnia. The now greatly well known Chronicles are a well-known testomony to the non secular and ethical rules that Lewis embraced in his later lifestyles. What many readers and audience have no idea in regards to the Chronicles is shut studying of the seven-book sequence finds the strikingly powerful impacts of literary assets as varied as George MacDonald’s outstanding fiction and the courtly love poetry of the excessive center Ages.
Arguably the 2 such a lot influential resources for the sequence are Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queen and John Milton’s Paradise Lost. Lewis was once so individually intrigued by means of those specific items of literature that he grew to become well known for his scholarly reports of either Milton and Spenser. This publication examines the $64000 ways that Lewis so truly echoes The Faerie Queen and Paradise Lost, and the way the weather of every interact to exhibit related meanings. such a lot in particular, the chapters concentrate on the telling interweavings that may be obvious within the depiction of evil, woman characters, marvelous and symbolic landscapes and settings, and the non secular thoughts so individually very important to C.S. Lewis.

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