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SEVEN: An Anglo-American Literary Review, Volume 27
EditorMarjorie Lamp Mead
PublisherMarion E. Wade Center of Wheaton College
FormatPaperback journal

SEVEN, Volume 27 is a volume of SEVEN, a scholarly journal published by the Marion E. Wade Center.

In the article "Woodland Prisoner" (delivered as a speech at the 1983 Tolkien Conference at Marquette University), Clyde S. Kilby quotes from several letters from J.R.R. Tolkien. These letters are:

The volume also includes the first publication of C.S. Lewis's manuscript "Language and Human Nature", to which J.R.R. Tolkien contributed.[1]

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  • "C.S. Lewis on Language and Meaning"
  • "In Search of Lucy: The Life of Lucy Barfield"
    • by Owen A. and Adelene Barfield
  • "C.S. Lewis Remembered: Cambridge, 1957-1960"
    • by Tom McAlindon
  • "Woodland Prisoner"
  • "Two Poems by Owen Barfield"
    • analysis by Brett Foster of Barfield poems "Rust" and "She"
  • "C.S. Lewis and the Art of the Apologue"
    • by Samuel Joeckel
  • "G.K. Chesterton as Thinker and Theologian" (review essay)
  • "Dearborn's The Baptized Imagination" (review essay)
    • by Kirstin Jeffrey Johnson
  • Book Reviews


  1. John D. Rateliff, "My latest publication: Clyde Kilby Memoir" (dated 23 May 2011) at Sacnoth's Scriptorium (accessed 5 October 2011)