TITLE

PHANTASTICAL REGRESS: THE RETURN OF DESIRE AND DEED IN PHANTASTES AND THE PI LGRIM'S REGRESS

AUTHOR(S)
Bilbro, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Mythlore;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 28 Issue 3/4, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article presents a comparison between the books "Phantastes," by George MacDonald and "The Pilgrim's Regress," by C. S. Lewis. It says that the books show how the protagonists both travel similar paths and demonstrates their need to accept death before carrying out deeds of heroism in going back home. The authors present a journey to God, starting with following desire and ending with redemption. Moreover, the works stress that desire and action should be paired in a redemptive journey.
ACCESSION #
50738258

 

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