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300 pages

November 15, 2016

This update—with 300 pages now proofread on this reading—contains, most importantly, the summary contents of the recently discovered (thanks, Charlie Starr!) letters from the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, some additional directions or locations, some underlinings, some minor corrections of typographical errors (including a couple of “howlers”), some additional notes on people and places that are mentioned, and an explanation of the word “mufti.”

 

200 Pages

October 20, 2016
Like the previous entry that came after proofreading 100 pages, this version is slightly improved. However, it also includes mention of eleven previously unpublished letters that appear in the Lanier Theological Library, Houston, Texas. The next version of this database will include a brief summary of the contents of those letters.
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100 Pages

October 5, 2016
I just finished proofreading the first one hundred pages, making numerous (though minor) improvements in readability. That is what I just uploaded. I added some historical details about various people and events so as to give more context for some of the entries, such as information about "Little Tich" for the entry dated November 13, 1910. The plan is to update the chronology after every one hundred pages of proofreading. This file is not much longer, not hugely better, just incrementally im...
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Letters from Lambeth Palace Library

September 4, 2016
I have made a few changes, especially incorporating the summarized contents of three letters, found in the Lambeth Palace Library and dated Feb. 28, 1942, June 9, 1946, and Nov. 11, 1946. These letters especially have to do with early meetings that resulted in the founding of the British charity, Christian Action.
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Geography etc.

August 18, 2016
With this update, I have added the presumed location, or certain location in most cases, of each Lewis brother for the start of each month of each year. Some are good guesses, but most are quite certain. There are probably some mistakes, so let me know if you see something more clearly than I do. The database is now 1,122 pages long and more than 643,000 words long. I have also made a few other improvements, including the addition of Lewis's letter to Joe R. Christopher on Feb. 2, 1962, along...
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The Lewis Papers

July 27, 2016
This edition of "Chronologically Lewis" is 30,000 words and 45 pages longer than the previous one. The database is now exactly 1,100 pages long. I have completely worked through Volumes 1-8 of The Lewis Papers, incorporating insights from those volumes. Volumes 6-8 were not part of the last iteration. I have moved some things to the end of the file (so readers can get a quicker start), started to add the location of each brother at the start of each month (it is sometimes hard to determine wh...
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Warren's Diaries Complete

June 20, 2016
I have now read and incorporated all insights from the extensive diaries of Warren Lewis. Unfortunately, Warren talks about his brother relatively little, that is, in a way that I could incorporate things the brothers did together or things that Jack did. After 1963, of course, it's only about Warren, but this will provide a lot of material for anyone writing about Warren (as I have done). This document is 27 pages longer than the last one, totaling 1,055 pages, and it is nearly 20,000 words ...
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The Post-Jack Years

April 21, 2016

This version of the chronology contains more about the post-Jack years of Warren Lewis, especially his holidays in Ireland, which he took with Len and Mollie Miller, as well as in the Walberswick area of East Anglia, where June Freud and her husband lent him the use of their cottage when she and her husband Clement were elsewhere. Whenever Warren took these holidays, he seems to have made a deal with the Millers—if you do the driving, Len, and the cooking, Mollie (although they ate out a lo...


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Minor Changes

February 14, 2016
This update contains more information about the life of Warren Lewis in 1967 and 1968, plus a significant redating of some of the Great War letters to 1927 rather than 1928 (probably the most important improvement), thanks to Arend Smilde's work. This version is eleven pages and about 8,000 words longer, and it also contains a few typographical corrections. Not much else, so this is mostly a matter of minor changes.
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1,000 Pages!

January 3, 2016
Happy New Year! With this post I have reached the last of my numerical goals. The chronology now has more than one hundred sources, more than a half million words, and more than a thousand pages (not to mention more than 3,000 footnotes, but that was never a goal). The thousand pages have been a long established goal, far less valuable than the actual content, but still symbolic of a minimum of value. This version of the chronology also adds a good deal more from Warren's diaries in the year ...
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This is the latest Lewis chronology:

Chronologically Lewis November 15 2016.pdf Chronologically Lewis November 15 2016.pdf
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The file that appears below lists all works of C. S. Lewis (now 470 in number with the addition of several unpublished works in chronological order and in the location where they were first published or delivered (if spoken) as far as I am able to determine. Corrections are welcome. This version, slightly revised and added May 18, 2016, includes works listed in the bibliography of Adam Barkman's C. S. Lewis & Philosophy as a Way of Life.

TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.pdf TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.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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