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By Charles Williams,Stephen Barber

The first choice of Williams’s literary essays for over fifty years
Charles Williams used to be the ‘third Inkling’, buddy of C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. His paintings used to be additionally in demand by way of T. S. Eliot, Dorothy L. Sayers and W. H Auden between others. those essays were accumulated from books, pamphlets and periodicals all lengthy out of print and none of them has formerly been gathered. They conceal approximately all his literary pursuits and the ultimate one indicates his sympathy for left-wing political principles bobbing up from his personal poverty-ridden formative years. The identify essay develops Williams’s concept of poetry yet is usually a covert homage to the girl who was once his moment and unacknowledged love.

“As curiosity in Charles Williams as critic and poet maintains to develop, the e-book of those essays is a landmark. they'll give a contribution very considerably to the present optimistic reassessment of a lot of his writing on literary questions, and will be enthusiastically welcomed.”
Rowan Williams
former Archbishop of Canterbury and President of the Charles Williams Society

Contents
The Offce of Criticism
The Celian Moment
The tale of the Aeneid
Religion and Love in Dante: the Theology of Romantic Love
Shakespeare’s Henry V
On the Poetry of The Duchess of Mal
The Poems of Gerard Manley Hopkins
Staring at Miracle: A imaginative and prescient by way of W. B. Yeats
Four Quartets: A discussion on Mr Eliot’s Poem
Ourselves and the Revolution

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