Stephen Metcalf has shown some significant similarities between the later Lewis and the later Eliot. Of the earlier and (for Lewis) far more significant dissimilarities between the two writers we may find a convenient token in the following example of artistic license. Lewis was driven to Whipsnade in late September 1931, but says there were bluebells in flower at the time. Eliot was driven to Little Gidding in May 1936 but when it emerged in poetic form he had turned the event into winter.
Wednesday, October 06, 2010
CS Lewis & TS Eliot
I am reading Planet Narnia, about which I will have much to say. One interesting quote:
Posted by Assistant Village Idiot at 8:37 PM