Mount Purgatory Arises near Narnia

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Vol: 23, Issue: 2

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Christopher, Joe R.
Arts and Humanities; Children's and Young Adult Literature; English Language and Literature; Dante. Divine Comedy—Influence on C.S. Lewis; Lewis, C.S. Chronicles of Narnia
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Examines the image of the enclosed garden and pool at the top of a mountain as it occurs in Dante’s Garden of Eden on Mount Purgatory and in The Magician’s Nephew and The Last Battle, with some parallels in Morris’s The Well at the World’s End and Tolkien’s “Leaf by Niggle.”