Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Pilgrim in Narnia gets Arthurian Overload

Brenton Dickieson, the “Pilgrim in Narnia,” blogged this week about his “Arthurian Overload.” I am happy to reblog this post here. You can read it in its original context on his blog. It was the silent “W” that made my … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 3

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 3 The Masque of the Termination of Copyright Over the last two weeks, I wrote about the first play in this collection, The Masque of the Manuscript, and the second play, The … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 2

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 2 The Masque of Perusal In the 1920s, CW wrote several plays for performance at his workplace, the London offices of Oxford University Press, located at Amen House. Before reading this post, … Continue reading

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The Oddest Inkling featured on Essential C.S. Lewis!

I am happy to say that The Oddest Inkling has been featured in the “Resources” section of the endlessly useful site Essential C.S. Lewis. Please check it out!

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Casting “The Place of the Lion”

Let’s play a game of pretend. Suppose you were making a movie of The Place of the Lion for the BBC: Which actors would you cast in the major roles? Go! Anthony Durant Damaris Tighe Quentin Sabot Richardson Dora Wilmot … Continue reading

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RIP Charles Williams

On this date in 1945, Charles Williams died unexpectedly. He was 58. C.S. Lewis was deeply affected by his friend’s death. He wrote in a letter to Mary Neylan on May 20th that CW was: “my friend of friends, the … Continue reading

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Inklings Activities 2013-2014

The Inklings Institute of Canada at Trinity Western University recently requested a list of my Inklings-related writings, publications, talks, etc. from 2013 and 2014 thus far. I thought perhaps you would be interested in reading it, too. * Blog devoted … Continue reading

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Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 1

Office Drama: The Masques of Amen House part 1 The Masque of the Manuscript In the 1920s, CW wrote several plays for performance at his workplace, the London offices of Oxford University Press, located at Amen House. Before reading this … Continue reading

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“Nor Fish Nor Flesh”: Gerry Hopkins Tells All

Life is far stranger than fiction. Life narrated in fiction in even stranger. You might not believe the following story (I scarcely do myself), but it is “true,” in some sense or other. Ready? Sometime around 1926, CW fell in … Continue reading

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