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3013Re: [mythsoc] Re: Novelists influenced by C. S. Lewis

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  • jen stevens
    Feb 5, 2001

      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:
      >> Don,
      >> 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
      >has any.
      >Don McMaster
      >The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
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