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Re: [mythsoc] Why There Are Seven Chronicles of Narnia

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  • Stolzi@aol.com
    In a message dated 4/29/2003 4:55:53 PM Central Daylight Time, ... Well, THS and THE DISCARDED IMAGE (iirc) certainly show Lewis familiarity with the concept,
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      In a message dated 4/29/2003 4:55:53 PM Central Daylight Time,
      dbratman@... writes:


      > Ward is quite wrong to say that "no one has noticed before ... that
      > Lewis intended the Chronicles as an embodiment of medieval astrology" --
      > I'm sure it's in books about Lewis, and I remember the subject coming
      > up at Mythcon once (Diana Paxson suggested a dramatic presentation of
      > the descent of the planetary spirits from THS to the musical
      > accompaniment of Holst's "The Planets," which also uses medieval
      > astrology as its imagery).

      Well, THS and THE DISCARDED IMAGE (iirc) certainly show Lewis' familiarity
      with the concept, but =did= anyone ever say anything before abt the
      Chronicles in this context? I'm not sure.

      DP


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