Image and Imagination and 1934

Posted by Joel Heck on Friday, December 20, 2013
The latest version of "Chronologically Lewis" contains several additional book reviews of Jack not previously included. They come from Walter Hooper's new book, Image and Imagination, released earlier this year by Cambridge University Press and containing about forty book reviews that C. S. Lewis did. This book corrected a couple of dates, one of them, for example, that was off by exactly one year. In addition, I have continued to read through the diaries of Warren Lewis during March through June, 1934. A lot of new information appears from those months, most of it applying to Warren, but some of it applying to Jack. These were not productive literary years for Jack, at least in terms of writing, since the most productive decade of his writing is especially the 1940s, but a previously unnoticed walking tour with Barfield and Harwood appears and also several other minor incidents in the lives of the Lewis brothers. Mrs. Moore appears in much better form than she does in later years. Maureen is in school at Monmouth, returning to Oxford occasionally on a Friday to go with Warren to a Ladies Musical that features classical music. Automobiles are much more in evidence during these months, with the occupants of the Kilns have two, a Singer and a Morris. During these months Aunt Lily's and Hope Ewart's deaths occur. This file version is about 3,600 words longer than the previous one.

Tags: "aunt lily" "hope ewart" 
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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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