Browsing Archive: June, 2012

Spirits in Bondage dedication

Posted by Joel Heck on Monday, June 18, 2012,
LIke the last post, this post introduces a single change to the database of events in the lives of Jack and Warren Lewis. I noticed a dedication of a copy of Spirits in Bondage to his father when reading through Gilbert and Kilby's Images of His World. Lewis dedicated a copy of that book to his father and inscribed it on Saturday, March 29, 1919. Consequently, not having added that previously to this database, I have now added that minor point. Presumably, there are other similar dedications ...
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"Never again."

Posted by Joel Heck on Thursday, June 7, 2012,
I have updated the chronology by adding one entry for Feb. 10, 1924. It is the famous posting, "Never again," which Lewis wrote on the endleaf of his copy of Don Juan. This is mentioned in  the chapter "Checkmate" in Surprised by Joy, but I also saw those words with my own eyes on the very copy of Don Juan that Lewis once owned.
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This is the latest Lewis chronology:

Chronologically Lewis March 4 2020.pdf Chronologically Lewis March 4 2020.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 July 11, 2019, includes works listed in the bibliography of Adam Barkman's C. S. Lewis & Philosophy as a Way of Life. It also includes the recently discovered (by Christopher Marsh) "A Christmas Sermon for Pagans" and some undated poems with estimated dates based on handwriting analysis.

The Complete Works of CS Lewis.pdf The Complete Works of CS Lewis.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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