The Figure of Beatrice: A Study in Dante
One of the most ambitious essays in the interpretation of Dante our time has seen...his interpretation of the role of Beatrice is a subtle and individual one. Charles Williams was one of the finest-not to mention one of the most unusual-theologians of the twentieth century. His mysticism is palpable-the unseen world interpenetrates ours at every point, and spiritual exchange occurs all the time, unseen and largely unlooked for. His novels are legend, and as a member of the Inklings, he contributed to the mythopoetic revival in contemporary culture.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jsburbidge - LibraryThing
If you have to choose only one Williams to read out of his nonfiction / non-poetry books, this would be the one to choose. Equally illuminating as regards Dante and Williams himself, informed by a ... Read full review