Harcourt Brace Jovanovich,
1st American ed.
Although C.S. Lewis professed never to read newspapers and recommended doses of good literature as an antidote to news, he himself was an occasional journalist. All but two of the nineteen essays in this volume, previously uncollected, first appeared in newspapers or magazines. They have in common Lewis's characteristic sanity and persuasiveness. Those written between 1940 and 1945 reflect largely on questions generated by the war: democratic values, the need for an updated chivarly, and the cynicism of the modern soldier. Other essays examine the threats to educational and spiritual fulfillment; while Sex in Literature and On Living in the Atomic Age address literary censorship and our very survival, issues debated even more passionately today than in Lewis's lifetime.
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|Grouping Title||present concerns|
|Grouping Author||lewis c s|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-01 01:45:15AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-08 03:06:45AM|
|author||Lewis, C. S. (Clive Staples), 1898-1963.|
|author_display||Lewis, C. S|
|available_at_ccu||Colorado Christian University|
|detailed_location_ccu||CCU Circulating Books (Lower Level)|
|local_callnumber_ccu||PR 6023 E926 P74 1986|
|owning_library_ccu||Colorado Christian University|
|owning_location_ccu||Colorado Christian University|
|title_full||Present concerns / C.S. Lewis ; edited by Walter Hooper|