Chronologically Lewis

Posted by Joel Heck on Monday, December 21, 2009
A lot has been written about Lewis, but no one has catalogued all of the things that Lewis wrote and did, day by day, month by month, year by year. That has now been done. This required reading through all of the Collected Letters, Volumes I, II, and III, the diary of C. S. Lewis and that of Warren Lewis, and other books, documents, and resources. These have been compiled into this document entitled "Chronologically Lewis." Now students of Lewis, and scholars of Lewis, can see what Lewis was doing in a particular year or month or day. I am posting a selection of this document to give viewers an idea of what the potential is.

There is no illusion that what I have done is now complete. There are undoubtedly errors, and there are places where more information could be supplied. When I put in the beginning and end of term dates, these are open. Lewis had ideas about the beginning and end of term dates, but the Oxford record also has official dates. Consequently, these dates vary somewhat, although they are close to one another. Other examples exist, but for now you can take a peek at the year 1944, the second most prolific year for Lewis in terms of books, articles, and the like that he had published. (12-21-2009)

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This is the latest Lewis chronology in Word format:

Chronologically Lewis February 1 2023.docx Chronologically Lewis February 1 2023.docx
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All Spotlights.pdf All Spotlights.pdf
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TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.pdf TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.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.

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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