Monthly Archives: June 2013

On Love in War: CW’s life 1939-1945

Two weeks ago we looked at CW’s childhood and early life, 1886-1908. Last week we examined the first phase of his career, 1908-1939. Today we discuss his final, most prolific years, 1939-1945. Please send me any questions you have about … Continue reading

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Announcement: We’re moving to Middle-Earth!

The Oddest Inkling is to proud to announce its new home over at Middle-Earth Network! The Middle-earth Network is a community of fantasy and sci-fi enthusiasts and artists creating blogs, websites, art, music, podcasts, movies, videos, and gatherings while reporting … Continue reading

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King Arthur was an Elf?

Readers of this blog may be interested in a series of three pieces I wrote recently about The Fall of Arthur by Charles Williams’ fellow Inkling, J.R. R. Tolkien. Did you know about this previously unpublished work by Tolkien? It … Continue reading

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All’s Fair in Love: CW’s life 1908-1939

Last week we looked at CW’s childhood and early life. Next week we will discuss his final, most prolific years, 1939-1945. Today we examine the first phase of his career, 1908-1939. Please send me any questions you have about his … Continue reading

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Under the Cathedral: CW’s early life 1886-1908

Today we look at CW’s childhood and early life. Next week we examine the first phase of his career, 1908-1939. The following week we discuss his final—and most prolific—years, 1939-1945. Please send me any questions you have about his life, … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Charles Williams

Charles Walter Stansby Williams (1886-1945) is the unjustly neglected third member of the Inklings, after C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien. He was a British poet, novelist, literary critic, editor, lecturer, biographer, Anglican Christian, and occult master. This strange mix makes … Continue reading

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