Reflecting the Eternal: Dante's Divine Comedy in the Novels of C. S. Lewis

Reflecting the Eternal Dante s Divine Comedy in the Novels of C S Lewis The characters plots and potent language of C S Lewis s novels reveal everywhere the modern writer s admiration for Dante s Divine Comedy Throughout his career Lewis drew on the structure themes a

  • Title: Reflecting the Eternal: Dante's Divine Comedy in the Novels of C. S. Lewis
  • Author: Marsha Daigle-Williamson
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  • Page: 405
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  • The characters, plots, and potent language of C S Lewis s novels reveal everywhere the modern writer s admiration for Dante s Divine Comedy Throughout his career Lewis drew on the structure, themes, and narrative details of Dante s medieval epic to present his characters as spiritual pilgrims growing toward God.Dante s portrayal of sin and sanctification, of human frailThe characters, plots, and potent language of C S Lewis s novels reveal everywhere the modern writer s admiration for Dante s Divine Comedy Throughout his career Lewis drew on the structure, themes, and narrative details of Dante s medieval epic to present his characters as spiritual pilgrims growing toward God.Dante s portrayal of sin and sanctification, of human frailty and divine revelation, are evident in all of Lewis s best work Readers will see how a modern author can make astonishingly creative use of a predecessor s material in this case, the way Lewis imitated and adapted medieval ideas about spiritual life for the benefit of his modern audience.Nine chapters cover all of Lewis s novels, from Pilgrim s Regress and his science fiction to The Chronicles of Narnia and Till We Have Faces Readers will gain new insight into the sources of Lewis s literary imagination that represented theological and spiritual principles in his clever, compelling, humorous, and thoroughly human stories.

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