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The Great Divorce | Study Guide

C.S. Lewis

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Overview

Author

C.S. Lewis

Year Published

1945

Type

Religious Text

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

Although unnamed, the narrator is implied to be C.S. Lewis, who is writing about a dream he had.

About the Title

The book was originally published in serial form in The Guardian over the course of 1944 and 1945. The title The Great Divorce references William Blake's The Marriage of Heaven and Hell. Stage productions have used the title The Great Divorce.

Summary

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