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added April 17, 2015, includes Don King's new book, The Collected Poems of C. S. Lewis, which has a lot of previously unpublished poems.

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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 addition, I have just completed a rereading of the first one hundred pages, looking for accuracy, readability, and completeness. When Jack visits an Aunt in Larne, for example, I corrected it to say Aunt Agnes in Larne Harbor. Good reading!
 

The Lewis Papers, 1895-1916

July 10, 2015
This edition of the chronology has finally met one of my major goals, i.e. a half-million words. The one remaining goal, besides continued expansion and historical accuracy, is one thousand pages. The previous document was 849 pages, and this one is now 905 pages. The previous document had more than 487,000 words, and this one has more than 514,000 words, which is a huge jump of about 5.5% (I will explain that jump below). That last goal of a thousand pages is within reach in the next year. B...
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Warren Lewis in Colchester

June 15, 2015
This posting mostly adds dull information about Warren Lewis's service in the R.A.S.C. during his time in Colchester, England, from late 1922 through January 1923. He and a friend hear a concert at Royal Albert Hall in London on one occasion, and one notices him musing about a tour of duty in India on another occasion. Not much else of interest. Perhaps more of interest--How can I improve this resource? Can you, the reader, suggest ways in which this chronology could be improved so that it wi...
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1922

May 27, 2015
This new version includes significant updates from the diary of Warren Lewis related to the last five months of 1922. It appears that Warren consciously wrote about his relationship to Jack and father Albert, since there is so much information about those people. He begins his service with the RASC in Colchester (in East Anglia) during this period, and there is a fair amount of information about that as well. While most of the material is rather inconsequential, it nevertheless tells us more ...
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Sierra Leone

May 22, 2015
This updated version contains information about the little known 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 le...
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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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9This is the latest Lewis chronology from July 27, 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): 

Chronologically Lewis to 1919.pdf Chronologically Lewis to 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 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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