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C.S. Lewis and his circle

Roger White

C.S. Lewis and his circle

essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

by Roger White

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oxford University C.S. Lewis Society,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesClive Staples Lewis and his circle, Essays and memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society
    Statementedited by Roger White, Judith Wolfe and Brendan N. Wolfe
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z5963 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 266 pages
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185302M
    ISBN 100190214341
    ISBN 109780190214340
    LC Control Number2014036236
    OCLC/WorldCa892794752

    Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to Albert J. Lewis () and Florence Augusta Hamilton Lewis (). His brother Warren Hamilton Lewis had been born on J The Lewis family moved to their new home, “Little Lea,” on the outskirts of Belfast. Flora Hamilton Lewis died of cancer.   New book features best in contemporary responses to C. S. Lewis and his literary friends. Published: PM In , Taylor University hosted its biennial Lewis & Friends Colloquium, a premiere gathering of international scholars and thinkers designed to consider the writing and ideas of C. S. Lewis and other like-minded authors.

    C. S. Lewis and His Circle: Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society, edited by Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan Wolfe (Oxford University Press, ).. For over thirty years, the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of .   C.S. Lewis & His Circle: Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society edited by Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan A. Wolfe (Oxford University Press, July), collects essays by.

      C.S. Lewis and his world Item Preview remove-circle plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews ENCRYPTED DAISY download. For print-disabled users. Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in :   I saw a C. S. Lewis few people knew, and I grew to love him deeply. I didn’t feel that way on first meeting him. My own father was a successful writer, but he was an alcoholic and by the time he and my mother divorced he frightened me. My mother got to know Jack Lewis after writing to tell him how much his books on Christianity had meant to her.


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C S Lewis and His Circle - Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C S Lewis Society The book contains in written form a select 19 of the more than recorded talks given to the C S Lewis Society of Oxford University, which has convened weekly during the academic year for the past 30 years.

There are more than societies at Oxford University /5(11). C.S Lewis And His Circle Essays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society by Edited by Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan Wolfe Oxford University Press Christian If you are looking for an indepth study on C.S Lewis and his contemporaries this collection of essays and memoirs is the book for you/5.

Members include C. Lewis's friends, family, former students, and even his editor/biographer. To make a small sample of this meetings available to the public, Oxford University Press combed through the more than talks given and published a book entitled C. Lewis and his Circle.

The book is divided into two parts - Essays and Memoirs/5(9). For over thirty years, the Oxford C. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of the University of Oxford. During that time, it has hosted as speakers nearly all those still living who were associated with the Inklings-the Oxford literary circle led by C.

Lewis--as well as authors and thinkers of a prominence that nears Lewis's own.C. Lewis and His Circle offers the. Representing the finest of both personal and scholarly engagement with C.

Lewis and the Inklings, the talks collected here set a new tone for engagement with this iconic Oxford literary circle—a tone C.S. Lewis and his circle book to Lewis's own Oxford—bred sharpness and wryness, seasoned with good humor and genuine affection for C.

Lewis and his : Oxford University Press. For thirty years, the Oxford C. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of Oxford University. During that time, it has hosted as speakers nearly all those still living who were associated with the Inklings-the Oxford literary circle led by C.

Lewis- as well as authors and thinkers of a prominence that nears Lewis’s own. For over thirty years, the Oxford C. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of the University of Oxford. During that time, it has hosted as speakers nearly all those still living who were associated with the Inklings-the Oxford literary circle led by C.

Lewis--as well as authors and thinkers of a prominence that nears Lewis's own. Lewis and His Circle offers the. C.S. Lewis and his Circle (Oxford University Press) The Oxford University of C. Lewis Society is a group founded to discuss the works of C. Lewis, including his theology, fiction, and poetry.

It is inspired by the Inklings and adopted a lot of their traditions, like retiring to the "Eagle and Child" after most meetings. Among ’ best writings is his essay about insider cabals.

Entitled The Inner Ring, it can be read here on the website of the C.S. Lewis Society of begins with a quotation from Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

When Boris entered the room, Prince Andrey was listening to an old general, wearing his decorations, who was reporting something to. Joseph Pearce notes in his book, C.S. Lewis and the Catholic Church, that “in spite of the limitations that ‘mere Christianity’ had placed upon him, Lewis groped progressively towards ‘more Christianity’, accepting as integral to the Christian faith, doctrines and dogmas that would have made Cranmer cringe.”.

Helen Joy Davidman (18 April – 13 July ) was an American poet and writer. Often referred to as a child prodigy, she earned a master's degree from Columbia University in English literature at age twenty in For her book of poems, Letter to a Comrade, she won the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition in and the Russell Loines Award for Poetry in Children: 2; including Douglas Gresham.

C.S. Lewis was born in and brought up in a very strict, religious household. While he was quite young, his mother died of cancer but the "stiff upper lip" in favour at the time meant he wasn't allowed to grieve.

He became an Oxford don and led a sheltered life. He seriously questioned his religious beliefs and finally left the church. C.S. Lewis' BBC Broadcast Talks/Mere Christianity - Book 1+ Play all ‘Right & Wrong’ – A Clue to the Meaning of the Universe by C.S.

Lewis Doodle (BBC Talk 1/Chapter 1) - Views: K. The lone surviving reel of audio with Lewis's voice on it. He deals with prayer and evolution (Evolution on the second installment). Recorded during WW ll th. InElizabeth Anscombe, then a student of Wittgenstein and a research fellow at Oxford, publicly challenged C.

Lewis’s central argument against naturalism. In response to her criticisms, Lewis rewrote the relevant chapter of his book Miracles. Anscombe briefly acknowledged the revision in print as an improvement, but never wrote more extensively about it.

* C. Lewis () was Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. “The Inner Ring” was the Memorial Lecture at King’s College, University of London, in C S Lewis Biography - Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 22 November ), commonly referred to as C.S.

Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, born into a Protestant family in Belfast, though mostly resident in England. - C S Lewis Biography and List of Works - C S Lewis Books. That Hideous Strength (subtitled A Modern Fairy-Tale for Grown-Ups) is a novel by C.

Lewis, the final book in Lewis's theological science fiction Space events of this novel follow those of Out of the Silent Planet and Perelandra (also titled Voyage to Venus) and once again feature the philologist Elwin unlike the principal events of those two novels, Author: C.

Lewis. Lewis went to pains to give the series a beginning, middle and apocalyptic end, retrofitting the first of those (the sixth book published was The Magician’s Nephew, what we’d call a prequel or origin story now), and filling another narrative gap with The Horse and His Boy.

There’s a rich cast of characters in the books, but Lewis moved. C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer.

He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often tops must-read lists of.

Famous for his book “Brave New World,” Huxley, like Lewis, attended Oxford University. He died the same day after having suffered for years with laryngeal cancer.

Question 7. What was the name of C.S. Lewis’ wife? A — Lucy. B — Susan. C — Polly. D — Joy. Answer. D — Joy. Lewis and the poet Joy Davidman Gresham were married on.Clive Staples Lewis () C.S.

Lewis was a British writer and academic, renowned for his works on Christianity, and best remembered today as the author of the children’s book series The Chronicles of Narnia.

He graduated from Oxford University and taught there until when he became Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at. Includes bibliographical references (page 46) and index Genius behind Narnia -- Lewis grows up -- Soldier, student, scholar -- Life of writing and teaching -- CS Lewis' writing: Lion, the witch and the wardrobe -- Prince Caspian -- Voyage of the dawn treader -- Silver chair -- Horse and his boy -- Magician's nephew -- Last battle -- Prizes, performance, praise -- Narnia Pages: