The file that appears immediately below this posting lists all of the works of C. S. Lewis (373 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 welcome. The improved version, added January 28, 2015, includes a new article by C. S. Lewis, published in December 1946, which is not included in any collection of essays by Lewis and is entitled "A Christmas Sermon for Pagans."

The Complete Works of CS Lewis.pdf The Complete Works of CS Lewis.pdf
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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 Christopher Marsh to write an article to accompany the reprinting of this article in VII. I hope to be able to do this.

There are a few other additions to this chronology, which is only nine days later and 220 words more than the previous version of this chronology. I just couldn't wait to announce Chris Marsh's discovery! Don't ask me what other changes, because I don't keep careful tabs on the changes, except that I know that I have added a few authors' names to some book titles and a little about Andrew Lang's book, Myth, Ritual and Religion, which C. S. Lewis was reading in July 1929.
 

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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Stained Glass Window

October 16, 2014
This is a minor update, about a thousand words, two pages, and ten footnotes longer than the last one. Some of the changes are significant, especially those drawn from Warren Lewis's diary for 1931. There are seven more days in 1931 that have entries posted, three of them for the weekend of June 13-15, Saturday to Monday. These are days shortly after Jack's conversion to theism and two months after Warren's May 9 return to the Christian faith. That weekend Warren rode his motorcycle to the Ki...
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Warren Lewis, Oxford, and Bulford

September 4, 2014
This version is about 9,000 words longer than the previous one, largely because of additional material in 1930 through about half of the month of May. But don't confuse size (more words) with quality. We have more information, but most of it is relatively unhelpful. It's mostly about Warren, but for the latter part of this time he is in Oxford, having completed a term in Shanghai and taken a ship home, the Tai Yin. That ship traveled through the Panama Canal to New York, where it docked. Warr...
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Colin Duriez

August 26, 2014
This update includes a few insights from the biography of Lewis by Colin Duriez, C. S. Lewis: A Biography of Friendship, released in 2013. I have also included the underlining of the names of Jack and Warren in each date where either one or both occur, so the reader can quickly tell if there is something about Jack in that date, or if the entry is just about Warren. Since Warren kept extensive diaries through the years, this chronology has a good deal about him. Given the interest of most peo...
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Warren Lewis

August 13, 2014
This update includes a lot more information about Warren Lewis and very little information about Jack Lewis, apart from the mention of a postcard or two that Warren sent to his brother. The departure from Shanghai and the ensuing travel by ship through the Pacific Ocean by way of San Francisco (even past Alcatraz to Pier 41) and through the Panama Canal are included in this edition, mostly confined to the first few months of 1930. Part of its importance is in placing Warren some distance from...
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This is the latest Lewis chronology from January 20, 2015:

Chronologically Lewis January 20 2015.pdf Chronologically Lewis January 20 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 (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. 

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