The Scientifiction Novels of C.S. Lewis: Space and Time in the Ransom Stories

The Scientifiction Novels of C S Lewis Space and Time in the Ransom Stories Used by C S Lewis himself the term scientifiction is revived here as it once encompassed not only what we call science fiction but also that indeterminate field of the s and s sometimes refe

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  • Title: The Scientifiction Novels of C.S. Lewis: Space and Time in the Ransom Stories
  • Author: Jared Lobdell
  • ISBN: 9780786418244
  • Page: 155
  • Format: Paperback
  • Used by C.S Lewis himself, the term scientifiction is revived here as it once encompassed not only what we call science fiction, but also that indeterminate field of the 1940s and 1950s sometimes referred to as science fantasy leading up to Ray Bradbury , along with a portion of that great realm that has come, since the advent of The Lord of the Rings, to be called faUsed by C.S Lewis himself, the term scientifiction is revived here as it once encompassed not only what we call science fiction, but also that indeterminate field of the 1940s and 1950s sometimes referred to as science fantasy leading up to Ray Bradbury , along with a portion of that great realm that has come, since the advent of The Lord of the Rings, to be called fantasy Rather as an eighteenth century novel may pre date the divide between novel and romance, so C.S Lewis s interplanetary novels may be considered to pre date the modern divide between fantasy and science fiction and thus be thought of as scientifictional in nature The stories dealt with are those in which Elwin Ransom is a character, the three usually called the space trilogy Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength and the time fragment entitled The Dark Tower Lengthy chapters are devoted to each of the four Ransom stories The book presents a study of Lewis, the nature of science fiction, the nature of Lewis s Arcadian science fiction and his and its place in English literary history.

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    1. Whoa.This is one of those books that makes me feel like Cortez. All kinds of wild surmises, not to mention new planets bunging into my ken nonstop. Reading this book is a giddy experience. So many new ways of thinking are opening up that my mind feels like the Allied front line during the Battle of the Bulge.Allow me some genealogy. While reading Harry Potter (of which I am unabashedly a fan) I started wondering what made so many English people write about magical worlds. I began to wonder if th [...]

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