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The magical worlds of Narnia

the symbols, myths, and fascinating facts behind The chronicles

by David Colbert

  • 130 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963,
  • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism,
  • Christian fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Narnia (Imaginary place),
  • Symbolism in literature,
  • Myth in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Colbert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 C53244 2005
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxvi, 186 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3425080M
    ISBN 100425205630
    ISBN 109780425205631
    LC Control Number2005048300

      Narnia is a strange blend of magic, myth and Christianity, some of it brilliantly fantastical and richly imaginative, some (the clunking allegory) toe-curlingly, cringingly awful. The magical worlds of Narnia: a treasury of myths and legends. [David Colbert] -- Explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis's personal history.

    The Magic Rings of Andrew Ketterley were a small collection of yellow and green finger rings, which he had created, to respectively transport people to and from the Wood between the Worlds. The rings were created on Earth by Andrew Ketterley (in Earth-year ) from a magical dust that he had discovered in a box left to him by his godmother, Mrs. Lefay, who was part Fairy. She had made him. The Magical Worlds of Narnia: A Treasury of Myths, Legends and Fascinating Facts Pdf , , , , Download Ebookee Alternative Effective Tips For A Better Ebook Reading.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   The Magical Land Of Narnia. I think that both worlds could be possible but this is a hard question. I am b th young/old enough that when I was young school age that the BBC's version of Narnia was shown on Disney and I rented it from the Library all the time.


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A gripping book written by David Colbert, "The Magical Worlds of Narnia" is a nice companion to the enchanting series. It is full of facts and information on the world of Narnia, how it was conceived and what sources, either literary or otherwise inspired it/5(7). Tucked away at the conclusion of The Magical Worlds of Narnia is a chapter calling Lewis a racist and a sexist, It sells itself as a "fact book" about the Narnia series, but this book's sole purpose seems to be to tear down its subject/5.

The Wood Between the Worlds was the name given to a mysterious realm of portals that allowed magical travel between the worlds of Charn, Earth and Narnia, among numerous others.

It had the form of a quiet forest dotted with many wide pools of supposed water, each of Appearances: The Magician's Nephew. Published on Tue 19 Mar EDT Francis Spufford has taken a break from writing award-winning adult literature to fill in the details of what exactly went on in Author: Richard Lea.

While playing a game, Lucy, the youngest, hides in a wardrobe and discovers that it leads to a magical world called Narnia. This land, which is inhabited by talking animals, is ruled by the lion Aslan, a good and powerful king.

A gripping book written by David Colbert, "The Magical Worlds of Narnia" is a nice companion to the enchanting series. It is full of facts and information on the world of Narnia, how it was conceived and what sources, either literary or otherwise inspired it/5(3).

There was a book [by William Morris] called The Wood Beyond The World, which Lewis clearly repurposed for Narnia. But that argument cut no ice with the lawyers, I’m afraid.

But that argument cut Author: Jason Heller. I did, however, search out titles that have travel to magical worlds, or fantastical animals, or books which are lesser known classics. A few of these “books like Narnia” will be well-known to you, but I think you and your kids will find a few new-to-you books to read after you finish The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and it’s.

The Magical Worlds of Narnia explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis' personal history. The. The Magical Worlds of Narnia.

Author: David Colbert. Publication Date: November 1, Summary: After revealing the inspirations behind Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, David Colbert takes a tour of C.S.

Lewis’s Narnia-from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Last Battle-in this indispensable guide to the origins of the classic book.

The Magical Worlds of Narnia 作者: David Colbert 出版社: Berkley Trade 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Paperback ISBN: 豆瓣评分. In The Magical Worlds of Narnia, David Colbert has sections devoted to each book and details some of the interesting background that went into the development, plotting, and writing of each of these books/5(2).

The Magical Worlds of Narnia: The Symbols, Myths, and Fascinating Facts Behind The Chronicles by David Colbert. After revealing the inspirations behind Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings, David Colbert takes a tour of C.S.

Lewis's Narnia-from The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe to The Last Battle-in this indispensable guide to the origins of the classic book. The Magical Worlds of Narnia explores the medieval lore and ancient myths that inspired Lewis, tracing Narnia's origins to the Bible, the tales of King Arthur, and Lewis' personal history.

The essential guide is a passport to one of the most unusual adventures of all time. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Everything Guide to C.S. Lewis & Narnia Book: Explore the magical world of Narnia and the brilliant mind behind it by Jon Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

Thank you for your patience.5/5(1). I believe The Magicians borrows a lot of fantasy ideas from Narnia: The magic wardrobe --> The magic clock. The white witch, not native to Narnia but bent on controlling it --> The Beast/Mothra, not from Fillory but bent on controlling it. The "land between lands" comprised of pools that act as portals to different worlds --> the fountains.

The official home of The Chronicles of Narnia by C. Lewis. Find the complete list of Narnia books, Narnia news, and Narnia movie announcements.

The pocket guide is an adventurer's passport to the land of Narnia. From Aslan, the great lion, to Zardeenah, the mysterious lady of the night, this comprehensive and accessible companion contains hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries covering all the characters, events, places, and themes that Lewis magically wove into his timeless and magical : HarperCollins Publishers.

Editions for The Magical Worlds of Narnia: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publ. Narnia is a fantasy world created by C.

Lewis as the primary location for his series of seven fantasy novels for children, The Chronicles of Narnia. The world is so called after the country of Narnia, in which much of the action of the Chronicles takes place.

In Narnia, some animals can talk, mythical beasts abound, and magic is common. Based on the 2nd in the series of books by C.S. Lewis, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," the film tells the story of 4 children who go to live with an old professor during the day, while playing hide and seek, Lucy, the youngest of the children, finds a wardrobe which leads to a magical land called Narnia.Clear Message from Here on Out.

It’s hard to say where exactly C.S. Lewis decided to go whole-hog with the Christian allegory in his Narnia books, but some have pointed to the book The Voyage of the Dawn Treader as a pretty clear example of Christian messages being used.

In that book, Aslan is initially found in the form of a lamb, which is an animal often associated with Christianity. The Narnia books were to damage their friendship, with the nice conceit that time moves at different rates in magical worlds, and vibrant characters sketched with just a .