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C. S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet, Alister McGrath

Label
C. S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet
Title
C. S. Lewis
Title remainder
a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet
Statement of responsibility
Alister McGrath
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A definitive portrait of the life of C.S. Lewis
Summary
Chronicles the life and career of the eccentric British author
Writing style
Award
ECPA Christian Book Awards, Non-Fiction, 2014.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10170053
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 823.912
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet
Label
C. S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet, Alister McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1 : Prelude. The soft hills of down : an Irish childhood, 1898-1908 -- The ugly country of England : schooldays, 1908-1917 -- The vasty fields of France : war, 1917-1918 -- -- Part 2 : Oxford. Deceptions and discoveries : the making of an Oxford don, 1919-1927 -- Fellowship, family, and friendship : the early years at Magdalen College, 1927-1930 -- The most reluctant convert : the making of a mere Christian, 1930-1932 -- A man of letters : literary scholarship and criticism, 1933-1939 -- National acclaim : the wartime apologist, 1939-1942 -- International fame : the mere Christian, 1942-1945 -- A prophet without honour? : postwar tensions and problems, 1945-1954 -- -- Part 3 : Narnia. Rearranging reality : the creation of Narnia -- Narnia : exploring an imaginative world -- -- Part 4 : Cambridge. The move to Cambridge : Magdalene College, 1954-1960 -- Bereavement, illness, and death : the final years, 1960-1963 -- -- Part 5 : Afterlife. The Lewis phenomenon
Control code
805051361
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 431 p.
Isbn
9781414339351
Lccn
2012033140
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)805051361
Label
C. S. Lewis : a life : eccentric genius, reluctant prophet, Alister McGrath
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part 1 : Prelude. The soft hills of down : an Irish childhood, 1898-1908 -- The ugly country of England : schooldays, 1908-1917 -- The vasty fields of France : war, 1917-1918 -- -- Part 2 : Oxford. Deceptions and discoveries : the making of an Oxford don, 1919-1927 -- Fellowship, family, and friendship : the early years at Magdalen College, 1927-1930 -- The most reluctant convert : the making of a mere Christian, 1930-1932 -- A man of letters : literary scholarship and criticism, 1933-1939 -- National acclaim : the wartime apologist, 1939-1942 -- International fame : the mere Christian, 1942-1945 -- A prophet without honour? : postwar tensions and problems, 1945-1954 -- -- Part 3 : Narnia. Rearranging reality : the creation of Narnia -- Narnia : exploring an imaginative world -- -- Part 4 : Cambridge. The move to Cambridge : Magdalene College, 1954-1960 -- Bereavement, illness, and death : the final years, 1960-1963 -- -- Part 5 : Afterlife. The Lewis phenomenon
Control code
805051361
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 431 p.
Isbn
9781414339351
Lccn
2012033140
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)805051361

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