Download e-book for iPad: The Celian Moment and Other Essays by Charles Williams,Stephen Barber

By Charles Williams,Stephen Barber

The first selection of Williams’s literary essays for over fifty years
Charles Williams used to be the ‘third Inkling’, pal of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. His paintings was once additionally well known via T. S. Eliot, Dorothy L. Sayers and W. H Auden between others. those essays were collected from books, pamphlets and periodicals all lengthy out of print and none of them has formerly been amassed. They disguise approximately all his literary pursuits and the ultimate one exhibits his sympathy for left-wing political rules bobbing up from his personal poverty-ridden adolescence. The name essay develops Williams’s conception of poetry yet is usually a covert homage to the lady who was once his moment and unacknowledged love.

“As curiosity in Charles Williams as critic and poet keeps to develop, the book of those essays is a landmark. they are going to give a contribution very considerably to the present optimistic reassessment of a lot of his writing on literary questions, and will be enthusiastically welcomed.”
Rowan Williams
former Archbishop of Canterbury and President of the Charles Williams Society

Contents
The Offce of Criticism
The Celian Moment
The tale of the Aeneid
Religion and Love in Dante: the Theology of Romantic Love
Shakespeare’s Henry V
On the Poetry of The Duchess of Mal
The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Staring at Miracle: A imaginative and prescient through W. B. Yeats
Four Quartets: A discussion on Mr Eliot’s Poem
Ourselves and the Revolution

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Download e-book for iPad: The Celian Moment and Other Essays by Charles Williams,Stephen Barber

The 1st number of Williams’s literary essays for over fifty yearsCharles Williams used to be the ‘third Inkling’, good friend of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. His paintings was once additionally widespread through T. S. Eliot, Dorothy L. Sayers and W. H Auden between others. those essays were accumulated from books, pamphlets and periodicals all lengthy out of print and none of them has formerly been amassed.

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