Risking Enchantment

'The things I believed most then, the things I believe most now, are the things called fairy tales. They seem to me to be the entirely reasonable things.' G.K. Chesterton

In this episode Rachel and Phoebe discuss Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones, why it's a great example of a fairy story and how fairy stories help us to know and love the world around us.

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Hosts: Rachel Sherlock, Phoebe Watson

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Works Mentioned:

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004, Studio Ghibli)

Reflections: On the Magic of Writing by Diana Wynne Jones

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Enchanted Wood by Enid Blyton

‘The Ethics of Elfland’ Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton

On Fairy-Stories by J.R.R. Tolkien

Cartoon Saloon: Celtic and Christian Coexistence - Risking Enchantment

‘Fairy Tales’ All Things Considered by G.K. Chesterton

‘Glory and Splendor - part 3: The Beauty of Language’ by Peter Kreeft

‘The Language of Beauty - part 4: Words and Things’ by Peter Kreeft

On Stories: And Other Essays on Literature by C.S. Lewis

 

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Rachel: Sherlock Holmes (1984 TV series), Sherlock Holmes (2009 film), Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011 film), Sherlock (TV series).

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