C.S. Lewis and Sigmund Freud Off Broadway
By: Cahir O'Doherty | Published Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:17 PM | Updated Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:17 PM
It comes as a surprise to many that author C.S. Lewis considered himself an Irishman, but he was in no doubt himself. 'The Irish are the only people,' he wrote to a friend, 'with all their faults I would not gladly live or die among another folk.'
Describing a meeting with a fellow Irishman in England he wrote: 'Like all Irish people who meet in England we ended by criticisms on the invincible flippancy and dullness of the Anglo-Saxon race…'
This week Lewis is portrayed in Freud's Last Session
, the new play where Lewis visits the office of the world's most famous psychoanalyst. Questions over the meaning of life, the existence of God, the nature of love - and a battle of wits ensue.
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