A Preface to Paradise Lost

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First edition
(publ. Oxford University Press)

A Preface to Paradise Lost is one of C. S. Lewis's most famous scholarly works.[1] The book had its genesis in Lewis's Ballard Matthews Lectures which he delivered at the University College of North Wales in 1941.


  1. ^ It is still regarded as influential: see Dominic Head, ed. The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English, 3rd ed. (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006), 646.

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