Are you traveling to Narnia? No matter if this is your first visit to C. S. Lewis's wonderful fantasy world or if you've been there many times, you'll want to bring along this handy companion to the landscape and inhabitants of Narnia, including an A-to-Z guide to characters, places, objects and events. From Narnia expert Colin Duriez you'll learn Duriez also takes up some the sticky questions that you may be left wondering about, such as the destiny of Susan. His book will help you dig deeper into the series and its implications for understanding the Christian life.
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A Guide Through Narnia was one of the first in-depth studies of C.S. Lewis's seven Chronicles of Narnia. The focus and organization of this revised and expanded edition is on why Lewis wrote the books as fairy tales, the best "Form" for his ideas. It is written for both students and scholars who want to expand their understanding of these popular classics. Chapters include: -Seeing Pictures: How the books were written, chronological summaries, publication history -Selecting the Ideal Form: Why Lewis chose the fairy tale form, fairy tale elements and style -Seeing Man as Hero: Child heroes -Stealing Past Dragons: Characteristics of religious fantasy, allegory and "supposition," Christian elements -Stepping Through the Door: Themes and effects of fantasy -Dictionary of Names and Places Martha C. Sammons is Professor of English at Wright State University.
This book serves as a simple and practical companion to The Chronicles of Narnia for those who want to discover its biblical and Christian roots and quickly locate the Scriptural references that abound in Lewis' work.
Presents an analysis of C.S. Lewis's "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," covering such topics as symbols, hidden meanings, and missed details from each chapter.
The pocket guide is an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia. From Aslan, the great lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious lady of the night, this comprehensive and accessible companion contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries covering all the characters, events, places, and themes that Lewis magically wove into his timeless and magical world. This little book will be perfect for the millions of kids and parents who already love the Narnia books and want to go deeper into that world, as well as for those newly drawn to the story by the Narnia movie. The Pocket Companion is a perfect gift book, a natural movie tie-in, and will continue to help readers and fans get closer to the magical world of Narnia for years to come.
Just in time for the live-action movie of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe in December 2005, this full-colour Official Guide is packed with everything there is to know about The Chronicles of Narnia's characters, themes and author. This book contains everything there is to know about the Chronicles of Narnia: the stories, heroes, enemies, creatures, places, battles, magic and the sources that inspired Lewis, all presented in a format that's inviting to adults and teens who are new to Narnia or long-time fans. Sporting a movie cover and containing never-before-seen conceptual art from the films, this full-colour book also contains definitive Narnia artworks and archival photographs. The layouts have been fully researched to be modern and accessible, drawing on popular formats such as the Lord of the Rings tie-ins, which sold more than 1.5 million copies. The Chronicles of Narnia have sold over 15.5 million copies since 1994. Since the series first appeared in the 1950s, more than 85 million readers world-wide have discovered the wondrous world of Narnia. the BBC's Big Read, the biggest ever popular survey of adult reading preferences. This Official Guide will take those who see the movie deeper into the world of Narnia, drawing on all seven books to satiate adult viewers and readers hungry to discover the details about the Narnia phenomenon and prepare them for the next movie
Have fun with faith using A Christian Teacher's Guide to The Chronicles of Narnia for grades 2–5! This 240-page book teaches the Christian significance of The Chronicles of Narnia series through traditional language arts exercises that emphasize the biblical parallels in C.S. Lewis’ work. The book includes ideas for journals, book reports, debates, just-for-fun puzzles, recipes, and party ideas.
Everything you want to know about Narnia ... This fun-to-read reference guide goes through each book in Lewis's bestselling fantasy series, examining characters and events for literary and religious comparison. Includes: explanations of how Lewis's life experiences influenced the Chronicles; examples of Lewis's rich use of symbolism and allegory; a breakdown of characters and events; well-researched parallels between the world of Narnia and Christianity, and more.
Regarded as one of the best authorities on the fiction of C.S. Lewis, Thomas Howard presents in this work brilliant new insights into Lewis' fiction and helps us to see things we may not have seen nor appreciated before. Focusing onNarnia, the space trilogy andTil We Have Faces, Howard explores with remarkable clarity the moral vision in the imaginary world of the master storyteller Lewis."
Step into the Wardrobe This peerless companion has served as an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia for twenty-five years and was used by the cast and crew of the major motion picture The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. From Aslan, the Great Lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious lady of the night, this comprehensive, accessible book contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged and indexed entries covering all the characters, events, places, and themes that Lewis brilliantly wove into his timeless and magical world. For readers of all ages, this is the perfect guide for the enchanted world of C. S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia.