Charles Williams

Books

Poems of Conformity
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,310. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual
Charles Williams's novels are legend, his poetry profound, and as a member of the Inklings, he contributed to the mythopoetic revival in contemporary culture.
Taliessin through Logres and The Region of the Summer Stars
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Poetry » Epic
When published in 1938, "Taliessin through Logres" received widespread critical acclaim. Alongside its partner "The Region of the Summer Stars", it stands as one of the most profound and challenging of Williams's works -- and one of the most important to understanding him fully. In this new edition, both books are found together, with a new introduction by Williams scholar Sørina Higgins.
The Chapel of the Thorn: A Dramatic Poem
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Plays » Medieval
The Chapel of the Thorn is a two-act verse drama in which Christians and pagans contend for control of the Crown of Thorns. Its themes of spiritual tension, sacred vs. secular power, and religious war are as powerful now as they were when Williams wrote this play just over one hundred years ago. It is here published for the first time.
A Myth of Shakespeare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare
This play contains no thesis of Shakespeare's life, character, or genius, except that he was a born poet and working dramatist. The scenes included were intended, quite mythically, to represent barely possible incidents in his life, passages read to or by his friends, or performances in his theatre.
The Silver Stair
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual
Long out of print, "The Silver Stair" is Charles Williams's first published work, as well as his first collection of poems, now once again available from the Apocryphile Press.
Poetry at Present
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,180. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Essay » Literature
This book is meant as an introduction to the works of certain contemporary poets, for those readers who do not know them, while not being, it is hoped, entirely without interest for those who do.
Windows of Night
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual
Charles Williams was one of the finest, one of the most unusual, theologians of the 20th century. His mysticism is palpable--the unseen world interpenetrates ours at every point, and spiritual exchange occurs all the time, unseen and largely unlooked for. His novels are legend, his poetry profound, and as a member of the Inklings, he contributed to the mythopoetic revival in contemporary culture.
Divorce
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,120. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Poetry » Spiritual
Charles Williams was one of the finest, one of the most unusual, theologians of the 20th century. His mysticism is palpable--the unseen world interpenetrates ours at every point, and spiritual exchange occurs all the time, unseen and largely unlooked for. His novels are legend, his poetry profound, and as a member of the Inklings, he contributed to the mythopoetic revival in contemporary culture.
The Figure of Beatrice
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Essay » Literature
One of the most ambitious essays in the interpretation of Dante our time has seen...his interpretation of the role of Beatrice is a subtle and individual one.
Witchcraft
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,720. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
"These pages must stand for what they are-a brief account of the history of that perverted way of the soul which we call magic, and with the reaction against it. No one will derive any knowledge of initiation from this book. I have not wished to titillate or to thrill; so far as I can manage it, this is history, and accurate history."
Stories of Great Names
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
The purpose of this book is to provide brief biographies of certain historical figures whose names have for long been prevalent in English literature. These names are used not only in correct historical allusions, but as imaginative ideas; myths, one might almost say, of the English mind.
Queen Elizabeth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The life of Elizabeth represents, in English history, the longest and most spectacular period of a change in society. That change began before her. It was the change from a society directed, at any rate in theory, by a metaphysical idea, to a society directed, both in theory and practice, by nothing but he continual pressure of events. It is a change completed in our day.
Henry VII
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Henry VII is less spectacular than his descendants, but not less interesting or even exciting. The first of the Tudors has been less written about than any (except Edward VI). He supplanted a dynasty and subordinated an aristocracy; he collected a treasure and created a fleet. But he created also the engine of monarchy.
He Came Down from Heaven and The Forgiveness of Sins
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
These two long essays make up, with The Descent of the Dove, Charles Williams' principal theological writing. With these books and with The Figure of Beatrice the reader is as fully equipped as possible for studying the religious thought of this brilliant poet, novelist, essayist and historian.
The Image of the City (and Other Essays)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 123,410. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
When Charles Williams died in 1945 there remained to us of his work, besides his published books and those which he had in preparation for the press, a number of essays which had appeared in periodicals and elsewhere, many of which contain important statements of his ideas. A selection of these is printed here.
Outlines of Romantic Theology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,570. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R. Mabry. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Essays
"Romantic theology is the working out of ways in which an ordinary relationship between two people can become one that is extraordinary, one that grants us glimpses, visions of perfection. In experiencing romantic love, we experience God: He has been in the experience from the beginning, and the more we learn about it, the more we learn also about Him."

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