Cambridge Lecture Lists now posted

Posted by Joel Heck on Sunday, July 25, 2010
I have completed the data entry for the Cambridge Lecture Lists. Lewis started lecturing at Cambridge University in 1955, so these lecture lists, provided to me by one of the library staff at the University of Illinois, are now included. I have assumed that the beginning and end of term dates for Cambridge University were the same as those for Oxford University. I have been assured that this happened at times, but not always. Therefore, this updated file needs to be understood as not fully guaranteed. Occasionally, Lewis himself mentions in a letter that a particular date is the beginning of term. This, of course, could mean two things. One, that it is the official date on the calendar, and two, that it is the day he actually begins to lecture. The two are always different dates. I believe that Lewis' comment normally means the latter.

With this posting, there will probably not be any more major contributions to this database. Perhaps the Lewis Papers will supply some information, and perhaps the full diaries of Warren Lewis (not just Brothers & Friends) will supply additional information, but they remain almost the only significant sources not yet fully consulted. The Lewis Papers, after all, contain the letters of Jack Lewis, and those are already accounted for in this database.

Please send me information about errors or send me new information to incorporate. Thank you!

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This is the latest Lewis chronology in Word format:

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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.

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. 

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