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By Joy Davidman,Don W. King

ISBN-10: 0802872883

ISBN-13: 9780802872883

even if top often called C. S. Lewis's spouse, pleasure Davidman used to be a talented author herself who produced, between different issues, novels and an award-winning quantity of poetry in her brief lifetime.

The first finished number of Davidman's poetry, A bare Tree comprises the poems that initially seemed in her Letter to a Comrade (1938), 40 different released poems, and greater than 200 formerly unpublished poems that got here to mild in a notable 2010 discovery.

Of particular curiosity is Davidman's series of forty-five love sonnets to C. S. Lewis, which supply attractive facts of her non secular struggles in regards to her emotions for Lewis, her experience of God's operating in her lonely existence, and her mounting frustration with Lewis for holding her at arm's size emotionally and physically.

Readers of those Davidman poems -- prepared chronologically by way of Don King -- will detect 3 routine, overarching issues: God, dying, and immortality; politics, together with capitalism and communism; and (the such a lot via a ways) romantic, erotic love. This quantity marks pleasure Davidman as a determine to be reckoned with within the panorama of twentieth-century American poetry.

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