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Essays Presented to Charles Williams
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AuthorEdited by C.S. Lewis
PublisherOxford University Press

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.

J.R.R. Tolkien contributed with the essay "On Fairy-Stories", here for first time in print.


  • "A note on The Divine Comedy" by Dorothy Sayers
  • "On Fairy-Stories" by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "On Stories" by C.S. Lewis
  • "Poetic Diction and Legal Fiction" by Owen Barfield
  • "Marriage and Amour Courtois in Late-Fourteenth-Century England" by Gervase Mathew
  • "The Galleys of France" by W.H. Lewis.