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On Stories

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Title:On Stories
Author:
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)   
(19 of 37 for author by title)
Out of the Silent Planet (Space Trilogy #1)
Miracles
Published:   1942
Publisher:Clive Staples Lewis
Tags:essay, non-fiction
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"It is astonishing", Professor Lewis writes, "how little attention critics have paid to Story considered in itself." His essay pays a great deal of attention to this question. Itself a fine piece of writing, along the way it provides some very good reading suggestions! [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples)

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Clive Staples or C.S. Lewis (1898-1963) was a British literary scholar and novelist. He was a fellow of Magdalen College, a prestigious College at Oxford University. His strong religious background influenced such books as "The Problem of Pain" and "The Screwtape Letters". He is better known for his adult science fiction trilogy: "Out of a Silent Planet", "Perelandra", and "That Hideous Strength". This series is heavily influenced by Christian thinking and was inspired by his friendship and association with fellow writers J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Williams. But perhaps his best known stories belong to a series of children's books known as the Chronicles of Narnia which begins with "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe". The series is peppered with Christian allegory and ethics and rates among the most important writing for children in the 20th century. (Oxford Companion to English Literature, Chambers Biographical Dictionary)

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