On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature, by C. S. Lewis, Paperback

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  • Author: C. S. Lewis

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C. S. Lewis was a great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and several other beloved classics. He was a professor of literature at Oxford University, where he was known for his insightful and often witty presentations on the nature of stories. This collection brings together nine essays that showcase his ideas about fiction, including On Stories, The Death of Words, and On Three Ways of Writing for Children, as well as eleven pieces that were unpublished in his lifetime.
 
Chapters include:
 
- On Stories
- The Novels of Charles Williams
- A Tribute To E.R. Eddison
- On Three Ways Of Writing For Children
- Sometimes Fairy Stories May Say Best What's To Be Said
- On Juvenile Tastes
- It All Began With A Picture...
- On Science Fiction
- A Reply TO Professor Haldane
- The Hobbit
- Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings
- A Panegyric For Dorothy L. Sayers
- The Mythopoeic Gift Of Rider Haggard
- George Orwell
- The Death Of Words
- The Parthenon And The Optative
- Period Criticism
- Different Tastes In Literature
- On Criticism
- Unreal Estates

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