Sees Screwtape and The Great Divorce as constituting “something like a sub-genre within the Lewis canon.” Both have explicit religious intention, were written during WWII, and use a “rather informal, episodic structure.” Analyzes the different perspectives of each work, and their treatment of the themes of Body and Spirit, Time and Eternity, and Love.
"Immortal Horrors and Everlasting Splendours: C.S. Lewis' Screwtape Letters and The Great Divorce,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 17
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol17/iss1/7
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