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Essay Chat: “On Three Ways of Writing for Children” by C.S. Lewis

My mother went to university when I was in grammar school. One of the great payoffs for me was her Anthology of Children’s Literature. It was a mammoth, double-columned tome of poetry, folklore, myth, and short stories. I loved it, … Continue reading

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What Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress Teaches us about English and Education

One of my first posts on A Pilgrim in Narnia was the confession that I had not really ever read John Bunyan’s classic The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678). I’m pretty sure I had pretended to read it. I had played the … Continue reading

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