Studies in Words

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Harper Collins, 05‏/11‏/2013 - 100 من الصفحات

Language—in its communicative and playful functions, its literary formations and its shifting meanings—is a perennially fascinating topic. C. S. Lewis's Studies in Words explores this fascination by taking a series of words and teasing out their connotations using examples from a vast range of English literature, recovering lost meanings and analyzing their functions. It doubles as an absorbing and entertaining study of verbal communication, its pleasures and problems. The issues revealed are essential to all who read and communicate thoughtfully, and are handled here by a masterful exponent and analyst of the English language.

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ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة

LibraryThing Review

معاينة المستخدمين  - KirkLowery - LibraryThing

As a writer of prose, C. S. Lewis is one of my heroes. Perhaps more well-known as a Christian apologist, we should remember that Lewis was first and foremost a Cambridge professor of Middle and ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

LibraryThing Review

معاينة المستخدمين  - cdddddd - LibraryThing

This is one of my favorite books in the world. Excellent, probably essential, if you have an interest in either 1. old books, or 2. philosophy, or 3. both. If you want to read Dante, or even Jane ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله

المحتوى

Dedication Preface
Introduction
Nature with Phusis Kind Physical etc
Sad with Gravis
Wit with Ingenium
Free with Eleutherios Liberal Frank etc
Sense with Sentence Sensibility and Sensible
Simple
World
Life
Dare
At the Fringe of Language
Notes
About the Author
Also by C S Lewis Copyright About the Publisher
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Conscience and Conscious

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نبذة عن المؤلف (2013)

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than thirty books, allowing him to reach a vast audience, and his works continue to attract thousands of new readers every year. His most distinguished and popular accomplishments include Out of the Silent Planet, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, and the universally acknowledged classics The Chronicles of Narnia. To date, the Narnia books have sold over 100 million copies and have been transformed into three major motion pictures.

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) fue uno de los intelectuales más importantes del siglo veinte y podría decirse que fue el escritor cristiano más influyente de su tiempo. Fue profesor particular de literatura inglesa y miembro de la junta de gobierno en la Universidad Oxford hasta 1954, cuando fue nombrado profesor de literatura medieval y renacentista en la Universidad Cambridge, cargo que desempeñó hasta que se jubiló. Sus contribuciones a la crítica literaria, literatura infantil, literatura fantástica y teología popular le trajeron fama y aclamación a nivel internacional. C. S. Lewis escribió más de treinta libros, lo cual le permitió alcanzar una enorme audiencia, y sus obras aún atraen a miles de nuevos lectores cada año. Sus más distinguidas y populares obras incluyen Las Crónicas de Narnia, Los Cuatro Amores, Cartas del Diablo a Su Sobrino y Mero Cristianismo.

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