The file that appears below this posting lists all of the works of C. S. Lewis (now 463 in number with the discovery of the approximately date of the poem entitled "The Nativity") in chronological order and in the location where it was first published or delivered (if spoken) as far as I am able to determine. Corrections are welcome. This version, slightly revised and added October 30, 2015, includes Don King's new book, The Collected Poems of C. S. Lewis, which has a lot of previously unpublished poems.

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Proofreading Done!

November 18, 2015
Today I completed the proofreading of all 982 pages of this chronology. Boring work, but helpful to the accuracy, completeness, and readability of the text. Time to celebrate!! Throughout I have searched online for various names and places, adding some informative details about such people and places, thereby connecting the narrative more closely with the lives of Warren and Jack Lewis. I have noticed during this proofreading the attribution of honorary degrees to C. S. Lewis in five different places, two of which are suspect because they only list the year, not the day and month of the degree. He is alleged to have received an honorary degree at the University of Dijon and at the University of Lyon in 1962 and 1963 respectively. I am guessing that he received one of these, but not the other. (It is, of course, possible that he received neither.) First, the University of Dijon is actually part of the University of Bourgogne. Secondly, the years are so similar that one wonders if a person's handwriting might have confused a 2 and a 3. Plus Dijon and Lyon are both the same length, both ending in "on," and both contain a consonant (j or y) that drops below the line in the middle of the word. Plus, one wonders if a flowery handwriting might make a capital D look like a capital L. My guess is that someone read Lyon 1963 as Dijon 1962 and that letters (written by my students) to these two universities will learn that one of these happened and the other did not.

900 Pages

November 15, 2015
The proofreading is nearly at an end. This file takes the proofreading through 900 pages. There are about 900 more words, mostly explanatory comments about speakers at the Socratic Club or people to whom C. S. Lewis wrote. I have corrected a couple more spelling mistakes and found a couple of other errors. For example, I had previously listed the end of Lewis's service on the Council of Westcott House as both December 1, 1958 and December 1, 1959. Don't ask me why. Only the latter is accurate...
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Warren in 1921 and 800 pages

November 5, 2015
This version completes the addition of material from Warren's service with the RASC in Sierra Leone in 1921, and it incorporates the proofreading of the first 800 pages. The document is now 981 pages long, within reach of the 1,000-page goal, and well past a half-million words. A new goal: at least 100 sources, which will be met because of references to unpublished letters. Some minor improvements include the addition of some biographical information about various authors and speakers at the ...
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700 Pages

October 20, 2015
Another 100 pages proofread, minor corrections made, additional notes about people, a few more notes about unpublished letters by C. S. Lewis, plus a good chunk of information about Warren's activities in 1921. Another five pages and 5,000 words added.
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More Proofreading

October 9, 2015
I have now proofread 600 pages, and the result is one more page and about 1,500 more words. That length has been added in two ways. First, I have continued to read the diary of Warren Lewis during 1921, while he is serving in Sierra Leone with the R.A.S.C. Whenever he gets a letter from either his father or his brother, I note that letter and its comments. Eventually I will be adding lots of information about Warren, but at this point I am only adding information relative to his father or bro...
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500 Pages

September 22, 2015
I have finished proofreading another hundred pages, bringing the total to 500 pages. Now the full file stands at 947 pages and more than 527,000 words. A few corrections of typographical errors and a few notes from Warren's diaries were added, including the date in 1921 when he received word in Sierra Leone that his brother Jack had won the Vice-Chancellor's Price for his essay on "Optimism." Other minor changes, including some notes from William O'Flaherty in the latest issue of CSL.
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400 pages

September 4, 2015
This version includes the proofreading of the first four hundred pages, more than 3,000 footnotes, 944 pages, and almost two thousand more words than the last version. Not much has changed, but a few typographical errors are now corrected and a few minor references to C. S. Lewis in the diary of Warren Lewis have been added.
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More Proofing, Wroxton College Library

August 23, 2015
I have now completed the proofreading of the first 300 pages, largely correcting a few typographical errors, but also adding a few helpful details and explanatory footnotes. I have added more than 2,000 words and six pages in the process--now at 922 pages. There is a little more information about Warren Lewis's trip to Sierra Leone in 1921, plus some additional material gleaned from notes inscribed in books either given to C. S. Lewis or given by him.
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A Few Things

August 11, 2015
One more page and 1,300 more words comprise this edition in comparison to the last. I have finished proofreading the second one hundred pages, adding a few details, correcting a few typographical errors, and making one major change. I had dated the donation of the stained glass window by the Lewis brothers in memory of their parents to 1935. I have corrected that to 1933, based on Jack's letters. There are also a few new notations about books given to friends at certain holidays. Other than t...
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1919, Warren's Leave

July 28, 2015
This edition of "Chronologically Lewis" adds about 6,000 words and ten pages to the previous edition. It especially contains information from Warren's diary in 1919 between June 9 and August 25. That section includes a one-month leave from Warren's service in the RASC in France and Belgium, part of which was some significant time with Jack in Oxford and Belfast. That time in Belfast includes a "battle royal" (in Warren's words) on August 8 between Jack and his father over Jack's finances. In ...
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This is the latest Lewis chronology:

Chronologically Lewis November 18 2015.pdf Chronologically Lewis November 18 2015.pdf
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Just in case you want to look through a portion of the chronology and don't want to have to wade through a huge file, here are portions of the chronology by decade (now up to date): 

Chronologically Lewis through 1919.pdf Chronologically Lewis through 1919.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1920 to 1929.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1920 to 1929.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1930 to 1939.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1930 to 1939.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1940 to 1949.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1940 to 1949.pdf
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Chronologically Lewis 1950 to the End.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1950 to the End.pdf
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This file describes what is happening in Oxford, Cambridge, the UK, and Europe at the time that Lewis writes his various poems, essays, and books, dividing the life and writings of Lewis by academic topic, i.e. English, Philosophy, History, etc. 

Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf
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