In Defense of C.S. Lewis

Here’s an essay at The Atlantic, defending C.S. Lewis against growing criticism of rampant sexism and racism in The Narnia Chronicles. Actually, the essayist doesn’t do so well defending Lewis against charges of racism–rather, he defends against charges of racism while admitting that there is a clear and problematic British imperial worldview in the book (not a surprise given the time period and Lewis’s nationality)–but he does do a pretty good job of putting the sexist charges to rest.

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