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Charles Williams: An Exploration of His Life and Work

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Hardcover, 282 pages
Published November 10th 1983 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Charles Walter Stansby Williams (20 September 1886 – 15 May 1945) was a British writer. He wrote novels (at least seven), plays (dozens), poetry, theology, literary criticism, biographies (at least seven), introductions to the literature of others, and reviews of detective fiction (seriously). Perhaps his best-known works are his supernatural novels: War in Heaven (1930), Many Dimensions (1930), The Place of the Lion (1931), The Greater Trumps (1932), Shadows of Ecstasy (1933), Descent into Hell ...more
Judith Shadford
A fascinating treatment of an amazing person--chiefly, I think for his prodigious (nearly too small a word) reading and writing. On staff for the Oxford University Press for nearly his entire career, Williams read--many times ALL of the classic writers, provided forewords to new editions, discovered new writers that OUP should publish, and wrote. ALL THE TIME. I feel out of breath just thinking of the scope of his life. Just for the record, he wrote theological treatises on the history of the ch ...more
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