The Golden Compass
- Shaping the series -
Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven;
And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet's pen
Turns them to shapes, and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.
Italian Poet, 1265-1321
Heinrich von Kleist
C. S. Lewis
There have been innumerable influences on Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials, but certain major writers, poets, and artists made significant contributions to foster and nurture the literary concept that would later blossom into a series.|
It's doubtful that we'll be able to accredit them all, but we can still try.
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