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Author Ward, Michael, 1968-

Title Planet Narnia [electronic resource] : the seven heavens in the imagination of C.S. Lewis / Michael Ward.

Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xii, 347 p., [16] p. of plates) : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Michael Ward argues that medieval cosmology, a subject that fascinated Lewis throughout his life, provides the imaginative key to the seven Narnia novels. He shows that Narnia stories were designed to express the characteristics of the seven medieval planets, described by Lewis as 'spiritual symbols of permanent value'.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Subject Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 -- Religion.
Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963 -- Knowledge -- Cosmology, Medieval.
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