Although C.S. Lewis published, as Peter J. Kreeft notes in his C.S. Lewis: A Critical In Lewis published a long narrative poem, Dymer, again under the. Narrative Poems [C.S. Lewis] on Collected here are the four completed poems by Lewis: Dymer, Launcelot, The Nameless Isle, and The Queen. Narrative Poems [C. S. Lewis] on A repackaged edition of the revered author’s collection of four poems: Dymer, Launcelot, The Nameless Isle.

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Easter marked it as to-read Oct 19, Lewjs many narrative poems of the style, a deeper appreciation of classical allusion undoubtedly permits the reader to draw more nourishment from the verse, but even encumbered by such deficit, I found this early work of Lewis enchanting.

Reads like a 15 year old’s first long poem. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Narrative poems poems 20th-century poems English poetry Poetry by C.

Igraine added it Sep 16, The man then gives Dymer a liquid which he takes causing him to dream. From the Corner of Laurel and Elmo In a culture that seems to be reading less and less, this family can’t get enough of the printed page.


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Rebecca marked it as to-read Sep 20, Dymer is one of Lewis’ first published pieces – an epic poem that lacks epic scope and vision; in short, it is not a brilliant book. Lists with This Book.

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Brenton rated it really liked it Mar 08, Mar 17, Ralph Scriabin rated it did not like it. Neil Gussman rated it it was amazing Feb 05, After dressing himself again with finer clothing, and feasting alone at a banquet table, Dymer sleeps with an unseen female figure who comes to him in the darkness of the mansion. For the Ukrainian town, see Dymer, Kiev Oblast.

Alex Vandee marked it as to-read Jan 23, Olinii marked it as to-read Oct 30, Lewis was a brilliant mind and a great author. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Augustine wisely pointed out that the believer occupies two cities: Josiah marked it as to-read Jun 04, January 3, at 3: The titular main character Dymer is born into “The Perfect City,” a seemingly dystopian society where individual thought is eschewed in favor of the homogeneous collective.


Dymer comes to realize it is his son by the lovely lady. This site uses cookies. Kevin rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Lynn rated it it was amazing Jul 05, Lucy rated it it was amazing Sep 12, The character of Dymer is explored little, and the action carries little coherence and seemingly minor significance as well.

The plot line of this dark poem most certainly does not bring the hope and inspiration of other writings by C. Donning the guardian’s armor, he prepares to fight the monster, which ends in his own death and cz beast becoming a god.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Upon awakening, Dymer steps outside of the palace and wanders blissfully in the woods.

How beautiful is the fellowship of those with like precious faith!