C.s. Lewis, Poetry, And The Great War 1914-1918 by John BremerC.s. Lewis, Poetry, And The Great War 1914-1918 by John Bremer

C.s. Lewis, Poetry, And The Great War 1914-1918

byJohn Bremer

Paperback | May 27, 2014

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This book presents a realistic and unromantic account of the early years of C.S. Lewis as revealed in 'Spirits in Bondage' and its surrounding events. It calls for a re-appraisal of Lewis himself, not as a 'soldier-poet' but as a young, ruthless and ambitious would-be academic, using others-his father, his university, his mistress-to further his own ends. It throws into stark relief his later conversion.
John Bremer has published several articles on and a brief biography of C.S. Lewis. He has led a double career, first, researching and writing on scholarly texts, especially on the Platonic dialogues, and, second, applying what he has learned to problems of society and public education, In the former aspect, he discovered the arithmetic...
Title:C.s. Lewis, Poetry, And The Great War 1914-1918Format:PaperbackDimensions:276 pages, 8.99 × 6.04 × 0.79 inPublished:May 27, 2014Publisher:Lexington BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0739197541

ISBN - 13:9780739197547


Table of Contents

Table of ContentsIntroductionChapter 1: The Great WarChapter 2: The Poets 1914-1918Chapter 3: Jack and Warren Lewis during the Great WarChapter 4: C.S. Lewis and the 1st Battalion, Somerset Light InfantryChapter 5: Jack and Spirits in BondageChapter 6: Robert von Ranke Graves (1895-1985): A Brief BiographyChapter 7: Siegfried Loraine Sassoon (1886-1967): A Brief BiographyChapter 8: Comparisons and ConclusionsAppendix 1Appendix 2Appendix 3About the Author

Editorial Reviews

Bremer's book overall is a valuable study of Lewis in the Great War, as a beginning poet, and as a troubled soul who had much growing to do.