Examines War in Heaven’s radical upsetting of the detective novel norms promised in its first few paragraphs and shows how Williams uses and subverts these conventions and leads us to contemplate, instead of a mystery and its solution, an insoluble Mystery with a capital M.
"Is a "Christian" Mystery Story Possible? Charles Williams's War in Heaven as a Generic Case Study,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 30
, Article 5.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol30/iss1/5
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021