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By Roma A. King Jr.

Charles Williams has accomplished huge recognition for his novels.  He has been well-known as an excellent theologian and a delicate literary critic.  yet Williams himself needed such a lot to be remembered as a poet, and relied on his destiny literary popularity to the two-volume sequence of poems at the Arthurian subject, Taliessin via Logres and The quarter of the summer time Stars.Of the 1st quantity Williams wrote:  “The topic and the fashion require and gift attention.  The poems don't lots inform a narrative or describe a technique as show states or rules of experience.  The names and incidents of the Arthurian fable are taken as starting-points for research and assertion on universal and profound experience.”  during this first full-length examine of those poems, they obtain, in either topic and elegance, the shut consciousness that Williams requested.The emphasis during this learn is at the caliber of those poems as poetry and purely secondarily upon their spiritual content.  even if primarily Christian, they're positioned in the context of the multifaceted, many-changing types of routine myths.  hence they signify one of many few makes an attempt within the 20th century to encapsulate and age-old and ever-recurring “pattern within the internet” in a super constitution that's completely modern.

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