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C.S. Lewis

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Writings of C.S. Lewis with references to J.R.R. Tolkien and his works.
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===Books===
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*[[Space Trilogy]]
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**[[1938]]: ''Out of the Silent Planet''
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**[[1943]]: ''Perelandra'' (aka Voyage to Venus)
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**[[1945]]: ''That Hideous Strength''
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*[[The Chronicles of Narnia]]
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**1950]]: ''The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe''
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**1951]]: ''Prince Caspian''
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**1952]]: ''The Voyage of the Dawn Treader''
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**1953]]: ''The Silver Chair''
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**1954]]: ''The Horse and His Boy''
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**1955]]: ''The Magician's Nephew''
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**1956]]: ''The Last Battle''
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*[[1955]]: ''[[Surprised by Joy]]''
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*[[1960]]: ''[[The Four Loves]]''
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*[[1966]]: [[C.S.: Letters of C.S. Lewis]]
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*[[2000]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 1]]''
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*[[2004]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 2]]''
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*[[2006]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 3]]''
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*[[1937]] ''Times Literary Supplement'', 2 October 1937, p.714.
 
*[[1937]] ''Times Literary Supplement'', 2 October 1937, p.714.
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*[[1954]]: ''Time and Tide'', 14 August 1954, p. 1082.
 
*[[1954]]: ''Time and Tide'', 14 August 1954, p. 1082.
 
**"[[The Gods Return to Earth]]" [review of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'']
 
**"[[The Gods Return to Earth]]" [review of ''[[The Fellowship of the Ring]]'']
*[[1955]]: ''[[Surprised by Joy]]''
 
 
*[[1955]]: ''Time and Tide'', 22 October 1955, p. 1373.
 
*[[1955]]: ''Time and Tide'', 22 October 1955, p. 1373.
 
**"[[The Dethronement of Power]]" [review of ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]'']
 
**"[[The Dethronement of Power]]" [review of ''[[The Two Towers]]'' and ''[[The Return of the King]]'']
*[[1960]]: ''[[The Four Loves]]''
 
*[[1966]]: [[C.S.: Letters of C.S. Lewis]]
 
*[[2000]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 1]]''
 
*[[2004]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 2]]''
 
*[[2006]]: ''[[The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 3]]''
 
  
 
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C.S. Lewis
Biographical information
BornNovember 29th, 1898
DiedNovember 22nd, 1963
EducationUniversity of Oxford
OccupationAuthor
LocationEngland
Websitehttp://www.cslewis.org/

Clive Staples "Jack" Lewis (November 29, 1898November 22, 1963), commonly referred to as C.S. Lewis, was an Irish writer and scholar. Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, Christian apologetics, literary criticism, and fiction. He is best known today for his series The Chronicles of Narnia.

Lewis was a close friend of J.R.R. Tolkien. Both authors were leading figures in the English faculty at Oxford University and in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings. According to his memoir Surprised by Joy, Lewis had been baptised in the Church of Ireland at birth, but fell away from his faith during his adolescence. Owing to the influence of Tolkien and other friends, at about the age of 30, Lewis re-converted to Christianity, becoming "a very ordinary layman of the Church of England". His conversion had a profound effect on his work, and his wartime radio broadcasts on the subject of Christianity brought him wide acclaim. Later in his life he married the American writer Joy Gresham, who died of bone cancer four years later at the age of 45.

Lewis's works have been translated into more than 30 languages and sell more than a million copies a year. The books that comprise The Chronicles of Narnia have sold more than 100 million copies. Many stage and screen adaptations of Lewis' works have also been produced, the most notable of which is the 2005 Disney film adaptation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

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The Inklings
J.R.R. Tolkien · J.A.W. Bennett · Lord David Cecil · Nevill Coghill · James Dundas-Grant · Hugo Dyson · Adam Fox · Colin Hardie · Robert Havard · C.S. Lewis · Warren Lewis · Gervase Mathew · R.B. McCallum · C.E. Stevens · Christopher Tolkien · John Wain · Charles Williams · Charles Leslie Wrenn