On Literature that Invokes Cosmic Order

"Spenser [author of Faerie Queen] is medieval because he invites us to join in the solemnities of the world's order; he is a Romantic because he traces the soul's Bildungsroman in the enchanted state of fairy land. What the soul journeys toward, what the poet sympathizes with, what he invites humble submission to, is just the cosmic order of Reality" (Saunders 33-34). 

Saudners, Bret J. "The Obvious Central Appeal: C. S. Lewis on Great Texts and Great Teaching." Forma, 14, Summer 2020, 31-35.