The Resource The fellowship : the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski

The fellowship : the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski

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The fellowship : the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
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The fellowship
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the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams
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Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski
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eng
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  • "A stirring group biography of the Inklings, the Oxford writing club featuring J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis C.S. Lewis is the twentieth century's most widely read Christian writer and J.R.R. Tolkien its most beloved mythmaker. For three decades, they and their closest associates formed a literary club known as the Inklings, which met weekly in Lewis's Oxford rooms and a nearby pub. They read aloud from works in progress, argued about anything that caught their fancy, and gave one another invaluable companionship, inspiration, and criticism. In The Fellowship, Philip and Carol Zaleski offer the first complete rendering of the Inklings' lives and works. Lewis maps the medieval mind, accepts Christ while riding in the sidecar of his brother's motorcycle, becomes a world-famous evangelist and moral satirist, and creates new forms of religiously attuned fiction while wrestling with personal crises. Tolkien transmutes an invented mythology into a breathtaking story in The Lord of the Rings, while conducting groundbreaking Old English scholarship and elucidating the Catholic teachings at the heart of his vision. This extraordinary group biography also focuses on Charles Williams, strange acolyte of Romantic love, and Owen Barfield, an esoteric philosopher who became, for a time, Saul Bellow's guru. Romantics who scorned rebellion, fantasists who prized sanity, Christians with cosmic reach, the Inklings sought to revitalize literature and faith in the twentieth century's darkest years--and did so"--
  • "A stirring group biography of the Inklings, the Oxford writing club featuring J.R.R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis"--
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collective biography
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Zaleski, Philip
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  • 820.9/00912
  • B
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index present
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PR478.I54
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Z35 2015
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Zaleski, Carol
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  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Lewis, C. S.
  • Barfield, Owen
  • Williams, Charles
  • Inklings (Group of writers)
  • Literature and society
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • RELIGION / Christianity / Literature & the Arts
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Oxford (England)
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The fellowship : the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski
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text
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1 online resource
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online
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9780374713799
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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Electronic reproduction.
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0E025BC5-11B8-43D9-A7F1-CC7452F54264
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  • (OCoLC)906829704
  • (TLC)erc0000349237
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The fellowship : the literary lives of the Inklings: J.R.R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Owen Barfield, Charles Williams, Philip Zaleski, Carol Zaleski
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Publication
Note
Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780374713799
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
0E025BC5-11B8-43D9-A7F1-CC7452F54264
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  • (OCoLC)906829704
  • (TLC)erc0000349237

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