Truth, Fantasy, and Paradox: The Fairy Tales of George


    Download Book Best Sellers in PDF format idea that in imagining the untrue writers offer unique access to truth This idea is a significant contribution to the Fantasy, and Paradox: Kindle Ï on going Christian debate over fiction I examine how these authors ideas about fantasy fiction form a paradigm that considers the relationship of truth and fiction, and that can be used as a kind of literary criticism Having determined the authors ideas about what fairy tales are supposed to do and how they should be read, I then turn to the fairy tales written by the authors themselves I consider George MacDonald s Adela Cathcart in light of the author s theories about the spiritually healing aspects of fantasy G K Chesterton s obsession with fairy tales is examined next, particularly how he claimed the fairy tale motif as a source and summit of much of his philosophy The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis are examined in light of Lewis s ideas about fairy tale pleasures and violence, as well as his standards for literary criticism as outlined in An Experiment in Criticism, which place a high value on form and structure This project was named a Dissertation of Note by the journal Children s Literature inEven impressive, it can be understood by non academics."/>
  • Kindle Edition
  • 241 pages
  • Truth, Fantasy, and Paradox: The Fairy Tales of George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, and C. S. Lewis
  • Jennifer Overkamp
  • English
  • 18 December 2018

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  1. Ben Ben says:

    Eyes Open to a Magical World of WonderThis was a delightful read I randomly came across this, and I m so glad I did Jennifer gives a great defense of fairy tales through the works of George MacDonald, G.K Chesterton, and C.S Lewis This book has so many great quotes, in which I keep coming back to I want to believe these 3 men saw this world as a fairy tale A fairy tale is summed up as an ordinary person in an extraordinary world I think they d say that we live in a magical fantasy world c Eyes Open to a Magical World of WonderThis was a delightful read I randomly came across this, and I m so glad I did Jennifer gives a great defense of fairy tales through the works of George MacDonald, G.K Chesterton, and C.S Lewis This book has so many great quotes, in which I keep coming back to I want to believe these 3 men saw this world as a fairy tale A fairy tale is summed up as an ordinary person in an extraordinary world I think they d say that we live in a magical fantasy world created by an all together beautiful Creator God If you don t agree, read this book by Jennifer and consider these 3 men s writings.These men see the world in such a different way than I guess most people do G.K Chesteron said, let us be ocular athletes Are eyes are so often so blind that we are prone to see mainly ordinary, dull, and monotonous things, yet there call is to become like a child filled with wonder at this beautiful world especially in common things Let this book help change that, so that you might see a world full of wonder and beauty.If you enjoy fairy tales, fiction, fantasy, mythology, and want to know how they play in God s story, read this.Thank you Jennifer for writing this and making this available


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Truth, Fantasy, and Paradox: The Fairy Tales of George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, and C. S. Lewis❮EPUB❯ ✻ Truth, Fantasy, and Paradox: The Fairy Tales of George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, and C. S. Lewis ✶ Author Jennifer Overkamp – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk If you believe in Truth, why make up lies For my three thinkers, the answer is much richer and exciting than just that the pleasures of fiction are necessary for readers to swallow the pill of moralit If you believe and Paradox: PDF Î in Truth, why make up lies For my three thinkers, the answer is much richer and exciting than just that the pleasures of fiction are necessary for readers to swallow the pill of morality In this project I examine the defenses of fairy tales written by George MacDonald, G K Chesterton, and C S Lewis within the context of the long standing debate among Christians about the moral value of fiction and fantasy Starting with Tertullian, Jerome, and Truth, Fantasy, PDF/EPUB ² Augustine, and concluding with the modern debate over magic in children s literature, I discuss the seven typical attacks on fiction and the seven often used defenses of it While each of these writers offers ideas which go beyond the typical arguments by which Christians have historically defended fiction, the one thing they have in common is that they champion the paradoxical idea that in imagining the untrue writers offer unique access to truth This idea is a significant contribution to the Fantasy, and Paradox: Kindle Ï on going Christian debate over fiction I examine how these authors ideas about fantasy fiction form a paradigm that considers the relationship of truth and fiction, and that can be used as a kind of literary criticism Having determined the authors ideas about what fairy tales are supposed to do and how they should be read, I then turn to the fairy tales written by the authors themselves I consider George MacDonald s Adela Cathcart in light of the author s theories about the spiritually healing aspects of fantasy G K Chesterton s obsession with fairy tales is examined next, particularly how he claimed the fairy tale motif as a source and summit of much of his philosophy The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis are examined in light of Lewis s ideas about fairy tale pleasures and violence, as well as his standards for literary criticism as outlined in An Experiment in Criticism, which place a high value on form and structure This project was named a Dissertation of Note by the journal Children s Literature inEven impressive, it can be understood by non academics.


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