Magia and Goeteia: Shippey, Lewis, and Tolkien

Originally posted on A Phuulish Fellow: Last December, I ran across an interesting essay by Tom Shippey on C.S. Lewis’ treatment of magic: Magia_Goeteia_and_the_Inklings I would recommend reading the thing in its entirety, but as a quick summation, Shippey constructs a tentative four-way Lewisian model: Religion: Literal and genial Scientism: Literal and mechanical Magia: Metaphorical…

Magia and Goeteia: Shippey, Lewis, and Tolkien

An interesting essay…

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