The C.S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia

The C.S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia

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Baker & Taylor
Surveys the author's career

Zondervan House
Thirty-five years after his death, Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) only continues to grow in popularity among Christian and secular readers alike. Numerous books about Lewis and his writing have been published. Until now, however, none has offered an exhaustive treatment of his works. In one definitive volume, The C. S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia addresses all of Lewis's writings as well as the major themes of his work and life. This masterful book, with more than 50 photographs, gives you a thorough grasp of C. S. Lewis--the man, the thinker, and the wrier. Here at last, for fan, scholar, and critic alike, is a complete guide to Lewis's 52 published books, 153 essays, and numerous miscellaneous writings, including prefaces, letters, book reviews, and poems. The C. S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia contains - a biography that examines Lewis as a man of his time and his development as a thinker - a discussion of each of his works - discussions of the topics Lewis dealt with -- people, places, and ideas, scores of which have never before been addressed - a timeline of Lewis's life and writings - extensive cross-referencing throughout - a resource guide.
This encyclopedia of C. S. Lewis's life works includes thoughts and ideas by a wide range of Lewis experts.

Book News
More than 800 alphabetically arranged, cross-referenced entries from 43 contributors address all of Lewis's writings and characters as well as the major themes of his work and life. Also included are summaries of letters, prefaces, and book reviews, and a brief biography. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, [1998]
Copyright Date: ©1998
ISBN: 9780310215387
Branch Call Number: 823.912 C. S., 1998
Characteristics: 464 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: West, John G
Schultz, Jeffrey D
Alternative Title: CS Lewis readers' encyclopedia


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