I'm glad to appear in the new issue of the Journal of Inklings Studies, where I review Lewis scholar James Como's Mystical Perelandra: My Lifelong Reading of C. S. Lewis and His Favorite Book. https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/full/10.3366/ink.2023.0181 "I too love Perelandra, though as a Jew it cannot inhabit my faith experience anywhere so perfectly as it does Como’s. … Continue reading Review of Mystical Perelandra
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Harold Bloom’s Anxiety of C. S. Lewis
Forty years ago, Harold Bloom published his bad fantasy novel The Flight to Lucifer. He claimed it was a product of his obsession with David Lindsay's A Voyage to Arcturus, but it is better understood as a failed struggle against C. S. Lewis. Read the full essay at the Jewish Review of Books.
Had you the good fortune of being present at a gathering of the Inklings, you might have witnessed J. R. R. Tolkien reading from the cycle of private myths that would become The Lord of the Rings. (You might then have also heard fellow Inkling H. V. D. Dyson complaining “Oh God, not another … Continue reading The Inklings