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By Corey Latta

C. S. Lewis and the paintings of Writing is written for readers drawn to C. S. Lewis, the writing existence, and in changing into higher writers. Lewis stands as some of the most prolific and influential writers in smooth background. His lifestyles in letters bargains writers necessary encouragement and guide within the writing craft. In Lewis, writers do not simply easy methods to write, in addition they research whatever approximately the right way to dwell. This quantity explores Lewis's lifestyles in, in addition to his perform of, writing. From his avid studying lifestyles, to his adolescent desires to be an outstanding poet, via his inventive disasters, to his very good successes, to his consistent encouragement of alternative writers, C. S. Lewis and the artwork of Writing celebrates one of many twentieth-century's maximum authors.

"Corey Latta has comprehensive an extraordinary feat, penning an attractive and beautiful remedy of C. S. Lewis as a voracious reader and writer's author. will probably be relished and savored by way of Lewis aficionados, and take readers of each kind on a desirable guided journey of Lewis's literary adventures with an collection of disparate scenic stops alongside the best way. A booklet worthwhile of the topic, it is a becoming tribute to Lewis, frequently haunting in its good looks and perspicacity, every so often downright stirring. It exhibits the indissoluble hyperlink among Lewis's prescient and prodigious writing and his extensive interpreting, includes a treasure trove of eminently useful suggestion for the aspiring author, and fills readers with a poignant feel of the the Aristocracy of the writing vocation."
--David Baggett, writer (with Jerry partitions) of Good God: The Theistic Foundations of Morality (2011) and God and Cosmos: ethical fact and Human Meaning (2016).

"Most interpreters characteristic C. S. Lewis's literary luck to his content material, his fabulous insights, and his brilliant imagery. yet Corey Latta bargains a clean procedure, inviting readers to ascertain Lewis's style--what Lewis discovered from his personal interpreting of significant authors, what he saw approximately his personal writing method, and what suggestion he provided to apprentice writers. Latta exhibits that Lewis's eminence derives as a lot from his demeanour of writing as from his topic, how he discovered to embrace the classical definition of rhetoric, 'a reliable guy talking well.'"
--David C. Downing, R. W. Schlosser Professor of English, Elizabethtown university; writer of a number of award-winning books on C. S. Lewis, together with Planets in Peril and The such a lot Reluctant Convert

"C. S. Lewis and the paintings of Writing is an stress-free and instructive treatise on all issues writing-related. through uniquely centering the dialogue on certainly one of modern Christianity's best writers, clearest thinkers, and staunchest defenders, this instruction manual publications readers towards writing development, encouraging non secular mirrored image and edification alongside the best way. together with his personal full of life type and passionate dedication to fact and wonder, Latta serves as either navigator for readers in this academic trip and version of its result."     
--Marybeth Baggett, affiliate Professor of English, Liberty college; former affiliate Editor of Christ and dad Culture; affiliate Editor, MoralApologetics.com

"In this attractive and enlightening quantity, Corey Latta indicates how C. S. Lewis's studying, writing, and religion shaped the guy. no matter if you return to this learn as a author, a reader, a Lewis aficionado, or only as a fellow Christian, there's a lot right here to please."
--Karen Swallow past, writer of Booked: Literature within the Soul of Me and Fierce Convictions--the impressive lifetime of Hannah extra: Poet, Reformer Abolitionist

Corey Latta is a author, instructor, and public speaker. He writes on C. S. Lewis, the mind's eye, apologetics, and literary theology. he's the writer of Functioning Fantasies, Election and team spirit in Paul's Epistle to the Romans, and while the everlasting could be Met.

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