Re: [mythsoc] Re: Novelists influenced by C. S. Lewis
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
- <<No project, just admiration for Lewis's writing and interest in finding
out about his more nearly direct literary "descendants," if he has any.
Raise your hand if you've been spending years scribbling and aspiring to just
that career... lol.>>
:raises hand and looks shyly at her feet:
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