Contends that Lewis’s distinction between Milton the private man and epic, or public, poet can be applied to Lewis himself. “The public character and convention of poetry interested [Lewis] most of all,” which put him out of step with the poetry of his time, with its focus on private imagery.
Kawano, Roland M.
"C.S. Lewis: The Public Poet,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 9
, Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol9/iss3/6