Browsing Archive: October, 2010

A couple of additions and corrections

Posted by Joel Heck on Friday, October 29, 2010,
I just made a few minor changes, including the correction of a date early in Jack's life.
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The Letters of Charles Williams

Posted by Joel Heck on Saturday, October 23, 2010,
I just finished working through all of the references to C. S. Lewis in the book, To Michal from Serge: Letters from Charles Williams to His Wife, Florence, 1939-1945. I was able to add eighteen notes, more than 400 words in all, all of them footnoted, as a result of working through the well indexed references to C. S. Lewis. That's quite a bit of additional information that is probably not available anywhere else. This is exactly the type of book that I now need to build on the historical ch...
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A Love Observed

Posted by Joel Heck on Thursday, October 21, 2010,
I just finished reading Lyle Dorsett's biography of Joy Davidman, now entitled A Love Observed. It used to be called And God Came In. I incorporated some dates from this book and updated the database as a result. Consequently, I have uploaded the new version, although it changed relatively little.

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Lenten Lands

Posted by Joel Heck on Thursday, October 14, 2010,
In this new posting, I have done two things. First, I have reread Douglas Gresham's book, Lenten Lands, the story of his life with Joy Davidman and C. S. Lewis. I have taken all chronological references and incorporated them into my database. There were not many additions, but see especially the interesting account on Guy Fawkes' Day, Nov. 5, 1959. The more complete account, of course, is in Lenten Lands. There were a few other items besides this event, so the database continues to grow.

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This is the latest Lewis chronology:

Chronologically Lewis August 30 2020.pdf Chronologically Lewis August 30 2020.pdf
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I have decided to include below almostall of the Spotlights that I have posted thus far, since they are often important, but little known, events in the life of C. S. Lewis. That file appears below, in case some readers have missed some of the previous postings. There are seven postings in that file, and I invite people to submit a candidate for the next posting.

All Spotlights.pdf All Spotlights.pdf
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The file that appears below lists all works of C. S. Lewis in chronological order (now 528 in number) 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 on May 13, 2020, includes a corrected date for "Transposition" on June 9, 1946.

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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