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By: Ashenden, Gavin
Publisher: Kent State University Press: November 2007
Seller ID: 177085
An examination of the tumultuous inner life of this poet and writer
He was a close friend of T. S. Eliot, deeply admired by C. S. Lewis, inspirational for W. H. Auden in his journey to faith, and a literary sparring partner for J. R. R. Tolkien. Yet half a century after his death, much of Charles Williams's life and work remains an enigma. The questions that arose from his immersion in Rosicrucian and hermetic culture and ideology--central to understanding Williams's thought and art remain provocatively unexplored.
For a decade of his early adulthood, Williams was a m...