By Martha C. Sammons

A consultant via Narnia used to be one of many first in-depth stories of C.S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia. the point of interest and association of this revised and multiplied variation is on why Lewis wrote the books as fairy stories, the easiest "Form" for his principles. it really is written for either scholars and students who are looking to extend their knowing of those renowned classics. Chapters contain: -Seeing images: How the books have been written, chronological summaries, ebook historical past -Selecting the fitting shape: Why Lewis selected the fairy story shape, fairy story parts and magnificence -Seeing guy as Hero: baby heroes -Stealing previous Dragons: features of spiritual myth, allegory and "supposition," Christian parts -Stepping throughout the Door: issues and results of myth -Dictionary of Names and areas Martha C. Sammons is Professor of English at Wright kingdom collage.

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