LIT 254 The Fantasy and Science Fiction of C.S. Lewis
This course looks at the key themes, images, characters and social
critique that can be drawn from the seven-volume Chronicles of Narnia and
The Space Trilogy. The course will also explore biographical elements of
C.S. Lewis's life - from his conversion from atheism to Christianity.
Students will use Surprised by Joy to deepen their understanding of Lewis's
convictions, writing and relationships.
- Lewis, C. S. Surprised by Joy
- -- The Chronicles of Narnia
- -- The Great Divorce
- -- Out of the Silent Planet
- -- Perelandra
- -- The Screwtape Letters
- -- That Hideous Strength
- -- Till We Have Faces
- Edwards, Bruce L., Not a Tame Lion
Bruce L. Edwards is Professor of English and Associate Dean for Distance
Education and International Programs at Bowling Green State University in
Bowling Green, Ohio. He is the author of several books and many scholarly
articles on the life and works of C. S. Lewis. He and his wife, Joan, live
in Bowling Green and have four grown children.