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    Dorothy Leigh Sayers
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These essays are little gems. If you are familiar with the work of Charles Williams, they are even more precious

These essays are little gems. If you are familiar with the work of Charles Williams, they are even more precious. For my taste, the group was a little stodgy at times in their Christianity, but they are always rescued by a saving grace of commitment to life as it is experienced. Who better than Sayers could lead us to the Divine Comedy through the character of Dante in his full humanity and his faults? Who better than C. S. Lewis to argue that one of the functions of art is "to present what the narrow and desperately practical perspectives of real life exclude?"

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Start by marking Essays Presented to Charles Williams as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Dorothy L. Sayers is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between World War I and World War II that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divina Commedia to be her best work.

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (/sɛərz/; 13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was an English crime writer and poet. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between the. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between the First and Second World Wars that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, which remain popular to this day. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy to be her best work

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Find nearly any book by Dorothy Leigh Sayers. by Dorothy Leigh Sayers. ISBN 9789997530790 Hardcover, Harcourt, 1935.

Essays Presented to Charles Williams. Essays Presented to Charles Williams is a collection of six articles by friends of Charles Williams, written to present to him on his leaving Oxford, but published to honour his death in 1945. Tolkien contributed his "On Fairy-Stories" (pp. 38-89) essay, which appeared here in print for the first time. Lewis: Preface And Telling you a Story': A Note on The Divine Comedy". Tolkien: "On Fairy-Stories".

Full name Dorothy Leigh Sayers . Sayers dedicated the majority of her last decade to translating the Divina.

Throughout her career Sayers wrote numerous thought-provoking articles, essays, and books on a variety of subjects-several of them religious-and many have received considerable critical attention. Sayers dedicated the majority of her last decade to translating the Divina Commedia, which she titled The Comedy of Dante Alighieri the Florentine, a project toward which she had been steered by a friend and fellow author Charles Williams.

Home Dorothy L. Sayers The Letters of Dorothy L. Sayers. It was included in the book Creed or Chaos? and Other Essays published by Methuen on 27 February 1947. The letters of dorothy . .The Letters of Dorothy L. Dorothy Sayers wrote poetry, essays, plays, and even did some translations. It is the newest book in the Dorothy L Sayers Non-Fiction Books. She is most known for the series of mysteries that she wrote between the First and Second World Wars that star amateur sleuth and aristocrat named Lord Peter Wimsey. In these stories, she does not write pure mysteries but looks at the problems that veterans of World War One had, supporting women’s education, and role in society.

File:Dorothy L Sayers 1928. Sayers's Christian and academic interests are also apparent in her detective series. She is best known for her mysteries, a series of novels and short stories set between the First and Second World Wars that feature English aristocrat and amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, that remain popular to this day. However, Sayers herself considered her translation of Dante's Divine Comedy to be her best work. She is also known for her plays, literary criticism and essays. In The Nine Tailors, one of her most well-known detective novels, the plot unfolds largely in and around an old church dating back to the Middle Ages.