Not to contradict your point of view, but while I agree that Philip Pullman
isn't a "descendent" of Lewis, I do think that it can be _very_ interesting
to look at people that reacted to or against other writers. Sort of the
"anxiety of influence" thing.
(of course, I also just like Pullman :)
- Jen Stevens
ps John White is one of many writers that admits to having been _very_
influenced by Lewis (ok, more than influenced!). His very different
treatment of the Spenser image of Goldcoffin's chamber is rather
At 10:07 AM 2/5/2001 -0000, you wrote:
>--- In mythsoc@y..., Ted Sherman <tedsherman@h...> wrote:
>> May I ask why you want such a list? That is, is this for personal
>> development and illumination? Is this research for a project?
>No project, just admiration for Lewis's writing and interest in
>finding out about his more nearly direct literary "descendants," if he
>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org