uring the dawn of his reading and writing life, Lewis's discriminating judgment of
books began to take shape. We've seen that young Lewis had a taste for faerie
and romance, how he longed to hear the “horns of elfland.” His literary palate ...
Author: Corey Latta
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
C. S. Lewis and the Art of Writing is written for readers interested in C. S. Lewis, the writing life, and in becoming better writers. Lewis stands as one of the most prolific and influential writers in modern history. His life in letters offers writers invaluable encouragement and instruction in the writing craft. In Lewis, writers don't just learn how to write, they also learn something about how to live. This volume explores Lewis's life in, as well as his practice of, writing. From his avid reading life, to his adolescent dreams to be a great poet, through his creative failures, to his brilliant successes, to his constant encouragement of other writers, C. S. Lewis and the Art of Writing celebrates one of the twentieth-century's greatest authors.