In this wide-ranging and authoritative collection of C.S. Lewis's writings, Lyle W. Dorsett brings together the many and varied facets of the beloved author's corpus. Selecting works of fiction, science fiction, autobiography, theology, poetry, and literary criticism, as well as Lewis's letters to adults and children, Dorsett shows the erudite author at his most innovative, challeneging, witty, and sympathetic.
Among the pieces included are Lewis's famous sermons, selections from The Screwtape Letters and Letters to Children, and the complete texts of three of Lewis's books: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe the first of The Chronicles of Narnia; Perelandra, the critically acclaimed second installment of Lewis's Space Trilogy; and The Abolition of Man, Lewis's brief treatise on philosophy and education.
About the Author
Lyle W. Dorsett is a professor of Educational Ministries and Evangelism at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
Date of Birth:November 29, 1898
Date of Death:November 22, 1963
Place of Birth:Belfast, Nothern Ireland
Place of Death:Headington, England
Education:Oxford University 1917-1923; Elected fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1925