The letters of C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves (1914-1963)

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Collier Books, Sep 1, 1986 - Biography & Autobiography - 592 pages
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Selections from fifty years of letters to his best friend document Lewis's feelings about war, love, music, poetry, work, life, and religion

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Contents

Introduction by Walter Hooper page
9
Editors Note page
39
Index page
567
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About the author (1986)

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English literature at Oxford University until 1954 when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. His major contributions in literary criticism, children's literature, fantasy literature, and popular theology brought him international renown and acclaim. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include "The Chronicles of Narnia", "Out of the Silent Planet", "The Four Loves", "The Screwtape Letters", and "Mere Christianity".

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales mAs importantes del siglo veinte y podrIa decirse que fue el escritor cristiano mAs influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeNO hasta que se jubilO. Sus contribuciones a la crItica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantAstica y teologIa popular le trajeron fama y aclamaciOn a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribiO mAs de treinta libros, lo cual le permitiO alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aUn atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada aNo. Sus mAs distinguidas y populares obras incluyen "Las CrOnicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo".

Walter Hooper is an eminent Lewis scholar, a trustee of the Lewis Estate, and the editor of "Letters of C.S. Lewis." He lives in Oxford, England.