Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces
Author: C. S. Lewis
Publsiher: HarperOne
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2017-02-14
ISBN: 9780062565419
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

A repackaged edition of the revered author’s retelling of the myth of Cupid and Psyche—what he and many others regard as his best novel. C. S. Lewis—the 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 many other beloved classics—brilliantly reimagines the story of Cupid and Psyche. Told from the viewpoint of Psyche’s sister, Orual, Till We Have Faces is a brilliant examination of envy, betrayal, loss, blame, grief, guilt, and conversion. In this, his final—and most mature and masterful—novel, Lewis reminds us of our own fallibility and the role of a higher power in our lives.

Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces
Author: C. S. Lewis
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2020-03-19
ISBN: 0008391459
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

Fascinated by the myth of Cupid and Psyche throughout his life, C. S. Lewis reimagines their story from the perspective of Psyche’s sister, Orual. c

Reason and Imagination in C S Lewis

Reason and Imagination in C S  Lewis
Author: Peter J. Schakel
Publsiher: Lightning Source Incorporated
Total Pages: 208
Release: 1984
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reason and Imagination in C S Lewis Book Excerpt:

The first study of C.S. Lewis to offer a detailed examination of "Till We Have Faces," Peter J. Schakel's book is also the first to explore the tension between reason and imagination that significantly shaped Lewis' thinking and writing. Schakel begins with a close analysis of "Till We Have Faces" which leads the readers through the plot, clarifying its themes and it discusses structure, symbols and allusions. The second part of the book surveys Lewis' works, tracing the tension between reason and imagination. In the works of the thirties and forties reason is in the ascendant; from the early fifties on, in works such as the Chronicles of Narnia, there is an increased emphasis on imagination - which culminates in the fine "myth retold," "Till We Have Faces." Imagination and reason are reconciled, finally in the works of the early sixties such as "A Grief Observed" and "Letters to Malcolm." PETER J. SCHAKEL is Professor of English at Hope College, Holland, MI. "This book is what Lewis scholarship ought to be. It is the most thoughtful, careful Lewis study yet." - Peter Kreeft "Reason and Imagination" is a remarkable achievement, literary criticism that is both wise and moving." - Margaret Hannay "Peter Schakel brings to C. S. Lewis scholarship what has often been lacking, namely rigorous scholarly method and real critical detachment. His study of "Till We Have Faces" is a major contribution to Lewis studies." - Thomas Howard

Summary of C S Lewis s Till We Have Faces

Summary of C  S  Lewis s Till We Have Faces
Author: Everest Media,
Publsiher: Everest Media LLC
Total Pages: 29
Release: 2022-10-10T22:59:00Z
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Summary of C S Lewis s Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 I was Orual, the eldest daughter of Trom, king of Glome. The city of Glome was built on the left bank of the river Shennit, not more than a day’s journey above Ringal, which was the last town south of Glome. The god of the Grey Mountain, who hated me, was the son of Ungit. He did not live in the house of Ungit, but Ungit sat there alone. #2 I was Orual, the eldest daughter of Trom, king of Glome. The city of Glome was built on the left bank of the river Shennit, not more than a day’s journey above Ringal, which was the last town south of Glome. The god of the Grey Mountain, who hated me, was the son of Ungit. #3 I was Orual, the eldest daughter of Trom, king of Glome. The city of Glome was built on the left bank of the river Shennit, not more than a day’s journey above Ringal, which was the last town south of Glome. The god of the Grey Mountain, who hated me, was the son of Ungit. #4 My father made a great match. He was to have the third daughter of the King of Caphad, who is the biggest king in our part of the world. The wedding preparations lasted for almost a year.

C S Lewis in Context

C S  Lewis in Context
Author: Doris T. Myers
Publsiher: Kent State University Press
Total Pages: 268
Release: 1994
ISBN: 9780873386173
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

C S Lewis in Context Book Excerpt:

C. S. Lewis in Context approaches Lewis' fiction through the linguistic controversies of his day, & develops a framework within which to evaluate his works & clarify his literary contributions. This valuable study will appeal to literary & linguistic scholars as well as to general enthusiasts of Lewis' fiction.

Scepticism and Hope in Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature

Scepticism and Hope in Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature
Author: Kath Filmer-Davies
Publsiher: Popular Press
Total Pages: 180
Release: 1992
ISBN: 9780879725549
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Scepticism and Hope in Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature Book Excerpt:

Religious discourse has become alien to the secular and skeptical western societies of the twentieth century. There is real discomfort when religious discourse appears either in the popular press or in society. But even in a secular society, there is still a psychological need (one might even use the stronger word will), if not to believe, then at least to hope. Dr. Filmer states this need is met in the literature of fantasy.

The Christian Mind of C S Lewis

The Christian Mind of C  S  Lewis
Author: Andrew J. Spencer
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2019-12-05
ISBN: 1532661665
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Christian Mind of C S Lewis Book Excerpt:

C. S. Lewis embodied the Christian mind because he saw the world as a coherent unity. His writing consistently pursued the good, the true, and the beautiful. He used nonfiction to point out the reasonableness of Christianity and used his fiction to create compelling illustrations that make faith in Christ an obvious and attractive conclusion. This book explores the Christian mind of C. S. Lewis across the spectrum of the genres he worked in. With contributors from diverse disciplines and interests, the volume illuminates the many facets of Lewis's work. The Christian Mind of C. S. Lewis assists readers to read Lewis better and also to read other works better. The overarching goal is, just as Lewis would have desired, to help people see Christ more clearly in the world and to be more like Christ.

Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces
Author: Clive Staples Lewis
Publsiher: Eerdmans Publishing Company
Total Pages: 328
Release: 1956
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

In Mr. Lewis's sensitive hands the ancient myth retains its fascination while being endowed with new meanings, new depths, new terrors. --Saturday Review Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces
Author: Clive Staples Lewis
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 313
Release: 1984
ISBN: 9780156904360
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

Haunted by the myth of Cupid and Psyche throughout his life, C.S. Lewis wrote this, his last, extraordinary novel, to retell their story through the gaze of Psyche's sister, Orual. Disfigured and embittered, Orual loves her younger sister to a fault and suffers deeply when she is sent away to Cupid, the God of the Mountain. Psyche is forbidden to look upon the god's face, but is persuaded by her sister to do so; she is banished for her betrayal. Orual is left alone to grow in power but never in love, to wonder at the silence of the gods. Only at the end of her life, in visions of her lost beloved sister, will she hear an answer.

Sehnsucht The C S Lewis Journal

Sehnsucht  The C  S  Lewis Journal
Author: Bruce R. Johnson
Publsiher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Total Pages: 194
Release: 2015-12-01
ISBN: 1498281486
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sehnsucht The C S Lewis Journal Book Excerpt:

Sehnsucht: The C. S. Lewis Journal, established by the Arizona C. S. Lewis Society in 2007, is the only peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of C. S. Lewis and his writings published anywhere in the world. It exists to promote literary, theological, historical, biographical, philosophical, bibliographical and cultural interest (broadly defined) in Lewis and his writings. The journal includes articles, review essays, book reviews, film reviews and play reviews, bibliographical material, poetry, interviews, editorials, and announcements of Lewis-related conferences, events and publications. Its readership is aimed at academic scholars from a wide variety of disciplines, as well as learned non-scholars and Lewis enthusiasts. At this time, Sehnsucht is published once a year.

Surprised by C S Lewis George MacDonald Dante

Surprised by C S  Lewis  George MacDonald   Dante
Author: Kathryn Ann Lindskoog
Publsiher: Mercer University Press
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2001
ISBN: 9780865547285
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Surprised by C S Lewis George MacDonald Dante Book Excerpt:

Here are dozens of surprising aspects of the life and writings of C. S. Lewis, George MacDonald, and Dante. (George MacDonald loved the writings of Dante, and C. S. Lewis loved the writings of both Dante and MacDonald.) Contents range from the quick, surprising fun of "Who Is This Man?" to the practical, down-to-earth instruction of "C. S. Lewis's Free Advice to Hopeful Writers" and the adventurous scholarship of "Spring in Purgatory" and "Mining Dante".

A Far off Country

A Far off Country
Author: Martha C. Sammons
Publsiher: University Press of America
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2000
ISBN: 9780761815877
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Far off Country Book Excerpt:

A Far-Off Country offers a comprehensive introduction to C.S. Lewis' major works of fantasy fiction: The Chronicles of Narnia, The Space Trilogy, and Till We Have Faces. Drawing on Lewis' manuscripts as well as unpublished letters, Sammons provides a detailed background for the novels, including biographical information on Lewis as it pertains to each work. She thoroughly investigates the characters, symbols, and themes of the novels, highlighting the Christian doctrines that are embedded in them in addition to the many Biblical parallels. Sammons also includes numerous references from Lewis' other books, ultimately relating the ideas presented in his written works to his Christian beliefs. Exhaustive in its analysis yet accessible to a wide audience, this book will excite those in search of an insightful guide to Lewis' works.

The Cambridge Companion to C S Lewis

The Cambridge Companion to C  S  Lewis
Author: Robert MacSwain,Michael Ward
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2010-09-09
ISBN: 1139828320
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Cambridge Companion to C S Lewis Book Excerpt:

A distinguished academic, influential Christian apologist, and best-selling author of children's literature, C. S. Lewis is a controversial and enigmatic figure who continues to fascinate, fifty years after his death. This Companion is a comprehensive single-volume study written by an international team of scholars to survey Lewis's career as a literary historian, popular theologian, and creative writer. Twenty-one expert voices from the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Princeton University, and Wheaton College, among many other places of learning, analyze Lewis's work from theological, philosophical, and literary perspectives. Some chapters consider his professional contribution to fields such as critical theory and intellectual history, while others assess his views on issues including moral knowledge, gender, prayer, war, love, suffering, and Scripture. The final chapters investigate his work as a writer of fiction and poetry. Original in its approach and unique in its scope, this Companion shows that C. S. Lewis was much more than merely the man behind Narnia.

Omnibus I

Omnibus I
Author: Douglas Wilson,G. Tyler Fischer
Publsiher: Veritas Press
Total Pages: 622
Release: 2005
ISBN: 9781932168426
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Omnibus I Book Excerpt:

The Christian World of C S Lewis

The Christian World of C  S  Lewis
Author: Clyde S. Kilby
Publsiher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
Total Pages: 204
Release: 1995-06
ISBN: 9780802808714
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Christian World of C S Lewis Book Excerpt:

This is a print on demand book and is therefore non- returnable. C. S. Lewis was one of the twentieth century's foremost Christian authors -- at once a scholar, a teacher, a social critic, an amateur yet profound theologian, and an apologist. This study of his writings provides a perceptive and illuminating guide to readers who may be unacquainted with Lewis; a help to those wishing to understand him better; and an evaluation for those who want a survey of his works as a whole. Clyde Kilby examines Lewis's Christian works one by one, compares them with each other and with books by other authors, and discovers and elucidates the themes that recur throughout the main body of Lewis's writings.

Bareface

Bareface
Author: Doris T. Myers
Publsiher: University of Missouri Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2004-02-16
ISBN: 0826264468
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bareface Book Excerpt:

C. S. Lewis wanted to name his last novel “Bareface.” Now Doris T. Myers’s Bareface provides a welcome study of Lewis’s last, most profound, and most skillfully written novel, Till We Have Faces. Although many claim it is his best novel, Till We Have Faces is a radical departure from the fantasy genre of Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters and has been less popular than Lewis’s earlier works. In Bareface, Myers supplies background information on this difficult work and suggests reading techniques designed to make it more accessible to general readers. She also presents a fresh approach to Lewis criticism for the enjoyment of specialists. Previous studies have often treated the novel as mere myth, ignoring Lewis’s effort to present the story of Cupid and Psyche as something that could have happened. Myers emphasizes the historical background, the grounding of the characterizations in modern psychology, and the thoroughly realistic narrative presentation. She identifies key books in ancient and medieval literature, history, and philosophy that influenced Lewis’s thinking as well as pointing out a previously unnoticed affinity with William James. From this context, a clearer understanding of Till We Have Faces can emerge. Approached in this way, the work can be seen as a realistic twentieth-century novel using modernist techniques such as the unreliable narrator and the manipulation of time. The major characters fit neatly into William James’s typology of religious experience, and Orual, the narrator-heroine, also develops the kind of personal maturity described by Carl Jung. At the same time, both setting and plot provide insights into the ancient world and pre-Christian modes of thought. Organized to facilitate browsing according to the reader’s personal interests and needs, this study helps readers explore this complex and subtle novel in their own way. Containing fresh insights that even the most experienced Lewis scholar will appreciate, Bareface is an accomplishment worthy of Lewis’s lifelong contemplation.

Till We Have Faces

Till We Have Faces
Author: Clive Staples Lewis
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 320
Release: 1978-01-01
ISBN: 9780006252771
Category: Cupid (Roman deity)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Till We Have Faces Book Excerpt:

A reinterpretation of the myth of Cupid and Psyche. Psyche's great beauty incurs the wrath of Venus, who sends Cupid to punish her, but Cupid falls in love with Psyche. In this version, the main character is Psyche's ugly, jealous sister, in whose words the story is told.

An Unexpected Journal The Ancients

An Unexpected Journal  The Ancients
Author: C.M. Alvarez,Jesse W. Baker,Donald W. Catchings, Jr.,Annie Crawford,Riz Cresini,Joshua S. Fullman,Karise Gililland,Alex Markos,Douglas LeBlanc,Louis Markos,Seth Myers,Annie Nardone,Cherish Nelson,Zak Schmoll,Jason M. Smith,Jacqueline Wilson,Ted Wright,Iris Zamora
Publsiher: An Unexpected Journal
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2021-09-18
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Unexpected Journal The Ancients Book Excerpt:

Celebrating the Ancients From before the time of Christ, pagan philosophers and storytellers have been influencing thought and shaping culture. In this issue dedicated to the ancient philosophers that formed the foundation of Western culture, we examine the way Christian thought was influenced by and engaged with those early writers and how the Jewish Messiah fulfilled the best hopes raised by what C.S. Lewis referred to as the "good dreams of the pagans." Contributors C.M. Alvarez: "The Power of the Storyteller: Jesus and Aesop" on the ancient tales that changed the world. Jesse W. Baker: "Listening to the Past" on the value of the Ancients. Donald W. Catchings, Jr.: "The Chain-Breaker in Plato's Allegory" on escaping the cave, and an excerpt from the novelette, Strength in Weakness, a retelling of Theseus. Annie Crawford: "Wisdom Became Flesh and Dwelt Among Us: Pagan Dreams of the King of Kings" on Christian virtues and philosopher-kings. Riz Crescini: "The Imaginative Strategy of Boethius" on the apologetic power of the imagination. Joshua S. Fullman: "A Galatian Marriage / Nasoni" on pagan morals and aesthetics. Karise Gililland: "Sede Vacante" on the Fall of Man. Douglas LeBlanc: "Vengeance is Mine, Saith Everyone" on societal and personal judgment. Alex Markos: "The Return of the Kings: Comparing the Homecoming of Odysseus and the Two Comings of Christ" on the tension between love and wrath, and "Persephone" on Christian re-imagination. Louis Markos: "In Defense of Hospitality and Storytelling" on the rules of xenia. Seth Myers: "Till They Have Faces: Lewis's Psyche Meets the Modern Helen of Troy and Circe" on different perspectives on ancient stories. Cherish Nelson: "The Nicomachean Ethics and the Enemy Within" on horror, power, and self-control. Annie Nardone: "Oh Brother: A Bluegrass Odyssey" on ancient morality, values, and spirituality. Zak Schmoll: "Pius Samwise: Roman Heroism in The Lord of the Rings" on Virgil and Tolkien's chief heroes. Jason M. Smith: "Worth Reading: The Ancients" with a list of suggestions on where to begin to read the ancient philosophers, and a review of After Humanity by Michael Ward. Ted Wright: "Drinking from the Well of the Past: A Reflection on the Role of History in Literature & Philosophy for the Modern World" on the function of history. Iris Zamora: "Ancients of Old," a poem celebrating the thinkers of days gone by. Fall 2021 Volume 4, Issue 3 280 pages Cover illustration by Virginia De La Lastra

The Divine Face in Four Writers

The Divine Face in Four Writers
Author: Maurice Hunt
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2015-12-17
ISBN: 1501311034
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Divine Face in Four Writers Book Excerpt:

An important contribution to studies in literature and religion, The Divine Face in Four Writers traces the influence of Christian and Classical prototypes in ideas and depictions of the divine face, and the centrality of facial expressions in characterization, in the works of William Shakespeare, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Hermann Hesse, and C.S. Lewis. Maurice Hunt explores both the human yearning to see the divine face from post-Apostolic time to the 20th century, as reflected in religion, myth, and literature by writers such as Augustine, Shakespeare, Hardy and Dostoyevsky, as well as the significance of the hidden divine face in writings by Spenser, Milton, Hesse, and Lewis. A final coda briefly detailing Emmanuel Levinas's system of ethics, based on the human face and its encounters with other faces, allows Hunt to focus on specific moments in the writings of the four major writers discussed that have particular ethical value.

C S Lewis Narnia For Dummies

C S  Lewis   Narnia For Dummies
Author: Richard Wagner
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2011-05-04
ISBN: 1118070046
Category: Religion
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

C S Lewis Narnia For Dummies Book Excerpt:

Explore C.S. Lewis's life, works, and the world of Narnia the fun and easy way. Curious about C.S. Lewis and The Chronicles of Narnia? This plain-English guide provides a friendly introduction to the master storyteller and Christian apologist, revealing the meanings behind The Chronicles of Narnia and The Screwtape Letters as well as his other works. You'll also discover why Lewis went from being a confirmed atheist to a committed Christian and how he addressed his beliefs in his writings. Discover * How his life influenced his writings * His friendship with Tolkien and the Inklings * The parallels between Narnia and Christianity * His use of allegory and symbolism * Resources for further exploration