Formalist/New Critical analysis of C.S. Lewis’s poem “The Birth of Language.” Concentrates on the imagery of Mercury, particularly in relation to language. Includes brief Platonic and Christian readings of the poem.
Christopher, Joe R.
"C.S. Lewis' Linguistic Myth,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 21
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol21/iss1/7
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021