The file that appears below this posting lists all of the works of C. S. Lewis (now 459 in number) 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added April 17, 2015, includes Don King's new book, The Collected Poems of C. S. Lewis, which has a lot of previously unpublished poems.

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Sierra Leone

May 22, 2015
This updated version contains information about the tour of duty by Warren Lewis in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Hitherto very little has been known about such service, which concluded on March 23, 1922. This entry includes information from his diary during January and February of 1922. There follows a gap in Warren's diary, which continues on August 14, 1922. This two-month entry contains very little of interest and certainly nothing about C. S. Lewis, not even the mention of a letter from Warren to Jack. Some day there will be more interest in the life of Warren, which will supplement my 2009 article in The Chronicle of the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society (now the Journal of Inklings Studies).
 

Warren, 1925-1927

April 18, 2015
This entry includes Volume VIII of Warren Lewis's diary, which is entitled "1925-7. Colchester, Woolwich, and a Voyage to the Far East." It contains mostly Warren's diary entries about his own work with very little about Jack, except for a last day together on April 6 before Warren left on the S.S. Derbyshire from Southampton. Warren wrote a few letters to Jack and to his father, but there is not much new information about his more famous brother. I had hoped there would be some clues to Jack...
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1923-1925

March 10, 2015
This update, about 9,000 words longer than the previous one, includes insights almost entirely about Warren Lewis. While there is a little about Jack, it mostly describes Warren's service in the RASC, especially serving while at Colchester, England. At the same time, knowing the whereabouts of Warren helps us at least to know that the two brothers were not together. And it fills out some of the life of Warren, most of which has been largely unknown (except a few articles, including my article...
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James Como and Don W. King

February 24, 2015
This update is now 810 pages long, more than 3,000 words longer than the previous version of a month ago, containing 2,275 footnotes, and featuring insights from two major resources. First, I reread James Como's C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast Table with an eye on things I might have missed for the chronology. The chapter by Derek Brewer provided the most information, and the chapter by Walter Hooper provided a good deal more (even though nearly everything from Hooper was already incorporated). ...
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Old Article Newly Found

January 20, 2015
Thanks to Christopher Marsh of New Zealand, I have entered into December 1946 of "Chronologically Lewis" the publication of the article by C. S. Lewis, "A Christmas Sermon for Pagans," which appeared in The Strand magazine that month. This article does not appear in any collection of essays by Lewis that Walter Hooper has edited. The article citation (not the article itself) is now included in the file "The Complete Works of CS Lewis," posted on this website. I have been invited to work with ...
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Minor Updates

January 11, 2015
There are only 500 more words in this version, but I have made a correction about when Joy Davidman was in England (removing one place where she wasn't actually there), added some information in the opening paragraph for 1947 about the Goldsmiths' Professor of English, to which Lord David Cecil was elected, and a few other very minor improvements.
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August 4, 1938

December 22, 2014
Thanks to Colin Harris of the Bodleian Library, I am updating this chronology with only about two hundred more words and no additional pages. The page count is the same as the previous listing. However, Mr. Harris provided me with information about August 4, 1938, when C. S. Lewis read his narrative poem "The Queen of Drum" at Oxford Summer Diversions, an event that Nevill Coghill was involved in. The reason for this update is that this is the sort of thing that will be necessary in the futur...
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Mostly Warren

November 28, 2014
The additional information comes from December 1931 through February 1932, mostly about Warren's service in China. He mentions some letters he writes to Jack and Minto and a couple of letters he receives from Minto. Nothing remarkable in this addition. Another three pages and about 3,000 more words. The total for this resource is now more than 800 pages and nearly 450,000 words. It replaces the last update from November 14.
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More Formatting

November 15, 2014
In addition to adding Bruce Johnson's information about Lewis's speaking and preaching for the RAF, I have made some fairly significant changes in format. Every year is now listed in the following format: “The Year 1943,” “The Year 1954,” etc. Every month is now listed in this format: “January 1941.” Therefore, searches for a specific month or year can more easily be done if you enter the right terms.
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1931; Formatting

November 9, 2014
This document is now over 445,000 words long, almost 9,000 more than the previous posting. Almost all of that addition is from the year 1931, the year of Jack's conversion to Christianity, and ending with the last day of November. This is largely the result of more information from Warren's diaries, which includes a fair amount about Jack, since Warren was home during much of this time. The new information from 1931 contains a few minor valuable insights, but nothing earth-shaking. Perhaps th...
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This is the latest Lewis chronology from May 22, 2015:

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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 (approximately, although these files are not as up to date as the complete file): 

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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 1963.pdf Chronologically Lewis 1950 to 1963.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. 

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