FACT OF THE DAY:
“The Vision of John Bunyan” was published today (12/13) in 1962 in The Listener. It was first a radio talk on the BBC.
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QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“Allegory frustrates itself the moment the author starts doing what could equally well be done in a straight sermon or treatise. It is a valid form only so long as it is doing what could not be done at all, or done so well, in any other way.”
The Vision of John Bunyan
(Published in The Listener on 12/13/1962)
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QUIZ OF THE DAY:
What book was first published this month after Lewis’s death that dealt with topics from his professional career?
TODAY’S ANSWER WILL BE POSTED TOMORROW.
ANSWER TO YESTERDAY’S QUESTION: On December 4, 1962 the conversation with Lewis and others was recorded (but no copy exists today). The piece is now available in On Stories as “Unreal Estates.”