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Littérature.



"With me the process is much more like bird-watching than like either talking or building. I see pictures. Some of the pictures have a common flavour, almost a common smell, which groups them together. Keep quiet and watch and they will begin joining themselves up. If you were very lucky (I have never been so lucky as all that) a whole group might join themselves so consistently that there you had a complete story; without doing anything yourself. But more often (in my experience always) there are gaps. Then at last you have to do some deliberate inventing..." (CS Lewis - On the writing of novels)

La recherche de beauté esthétique (dans la nature et dans la littérature) chez CS Lewis

Thence arose the fatal determination to recover the old thrill, and at last the moment when I was compelled to realise that all such efforts were failures. I had no lure to which the bird would come. And now, notice my blindness. At that very moment there arose the memory of a place and time at which I had tasted the lost Joy with unusual full- ness. It had been a particular hill-walk on a morning of white mist. (...) In my scheme of thought it is not blasphemous to compare the error which I was making with that error which the angel at the Sepulchre rebuked when he said to the women, "Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, He is risen." The comparison is of course between something of infinite moment and something very small; like comparison between the Sun and the Sun's reflection in a dewdrop. Indeed, in my view, very like it, for I do not think the resemblance between the Christian and the merely imaginative experience is accidental. I think that all things, in their way, reflect heavenly truth, the imagination not least. "Reflect" is the important word. This lower life of the imagination is not a beginning of, nor a step towards, the higher life of the spirit, merely an image. In me, at any rate, it contained no element either of belief or of ethics; however far pursued, it would never have made me either wiser or better. But it still had, at however many removes, the shape of the reality it reflected. (CS Lewis - Surprised by Joy - 1955)

For doubtless it is a rule in poetry that if you do your own work well, you will find you have done also work you never dreamed of. (CS Lewis - Allegory of Love)



auteurs
C. S. Lewis et l'apologétique. Laurence Benoit
Biographie de CS Lewis. Paul Gosselin
Stephen R. Lawhead: romancier évangélique. Paul Gosselin
Blaise Pascal. Paul Gosselin
Christianisme et création littéraire: Chateaubriand et Dostoïevski. Andrea Link
Le saint justifie les moyens. (Godric/Frederick Buechner) Tristan Malavoy-Racine
What France Means to You [Ce que la France signifie pour toi]. CS Lewis
La "conversion" de Léon Tolstoï. Ellen Myers
La force des comédies-ballets de Molière. Karen Leduc
Urbain Olivier, un auteur oublié... Paul Gosselin


Québécois
Danny Boisvert: un poète urbain.
Oser vivre après une tragédie. Monique Lépine





Réflexions
Free will and necessity in Milton's Paradise Lost. Gilbert McInnis
Typology in Paradise Regained. Gilbert McInnis
Analyse de la situation familiale québécoise: M.-C. Blais "Une Saison dans la vie d'Emmanuel". Paul Gosselin
CS Lewis et l'occulte. Paul Gosselin
Mad Memories Betrayed. Paul Gosselin
La littérature et les évangéliques : un échange sur un vide littéraire. Paul Gosselin
Mission de la langue & langue de mission. Christian Paulhus
La mort avant terme ! Jacques Alphonso
La prière de l'artisan (Prière des copistes et enlumineurs du Moyen Âge) auteur anonyme
C.S. Lewis, auteur de science-fiction ? Paul Gosselin
Letter to Kurt: A review of Sirens of Titan. Paul Gosselin
The Great Code, a review. Paul Gosselin
George MacDonald's Malcolm, a critical review. Paul Gosselin





Creativite
Poèmes: Danny Boisvert
Les panneaux d'arrêt. (un nouvel) Dan Schobert





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