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Review: “The Narrow Road” illustrated novel

Shortly after his conversion to Christianity, C.S. Lewis sat down to write a Christian allegory in the style of John Bunyan’s famous work The Pilgrim’s Progress. In this seminal work, which has been hailed as one of the most influential texts of Christian writing in the English language, pilgrim Christian travels from the dark lands to “the Celestial City.” Lewis ...

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Narnia Menu: “Prince Rilian’s Pigeon Pie”

By Astrid Tuttle Winegar In a Dark Castle in The Silver Chair, Jill, Scrubb, and Puddleglum encounter a mysterious, yet annoyingly charming nonetheless, Knight. He treats them to a feast of “pigeon pie, cold ham, salad, and cakes.” He is obviously spellbound and tells his guests that he will “turn into the likeness of a great serpent, hungry, fierce, and ...

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Book Review: Bedeviled: Lewis, Tolkien and the Shadow of Evil

Book Review: Bedeviled: Lewis, Tolkien and the Shadow of Evil Crystal Hurd   Colin Duriez’s latest book is full of evil. Or more specifically, it explores how C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien wove the theme of good and evil into their respective literary works. You may be familiar with Duriez’s work. He is absolutely prolific. My shelf is full of ...

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Book Review: C.S. Lewis Goes to Hell

C.S. Lewis was sitting in church during a particularly long sermon when he suddenly stumbled onto an idea. What if the devil revealed all of his malevolent strategies? What if parishioners were made aware of their faults not through their own eyes or scripture, but through the lens of the enemy? Lewis wrote to his brother Warren (“Warnie”) on July ...

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An Exclusive Interview with Andrew Peterson

Recently, Legendarium spoke with author Andrew Peterson about the Kickstarter launched to finance an animated series of his best-selling books The Wingfeather Saga.  The series currently includes four books: On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness, North! Or Be Eaten, The Monster in the Hollows, and The Warden and the Wolf King. For more information, visit Wingfeather Saga and ...

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“Nikabrik’s Candidate” by Gina Dalfonzo

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This article first appeared in First Things: https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2016/01/nikabriks-candidate. Please note: Legendarium Media does not support any political candidate and is a news forum encouraging the open discussion of ideas relating to literature and art. If you ever doubt that C. S. Lewis was gifted with a prophetic voice, you need look no further for correction than Prince Caspian. In the story, you may remember, Narnia is ...

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Was C.S. Lewis a Misogynist? Women and C.S. Lewis Book Releases Saturday

  A collection of interviews and essays from a group of distinguished scholars and bloggers writing on the theme of Lewis and women, in his life and writings Sexism in Narnia? Or Screwtape? Or among the Inklings? Critics have labelled C.S. Lewis a sexist, even a misogynist. Did the life and writing of the hugely popular British author and professor betray ...

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C.S. Lewis and Women: Portrayals in The Chronicles of Narnia

“What is disturbing in the Narnian Chronicles, as well as in the whole range of Lewis’s literary corpus is the way in which ultimate good is depicted as ultimate masculinity, while evil, the corruption of good, is depicted as femininity” – Kath Filmer from the chapter “Masking the Misogynist in Narnia and Glome” from The Fiction of C. S. Lewis ...

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