Monthly Archives: June 2015

Looking for Book Reviewers

Dear Readers: As Reviews Editor of Sehnsucht: The C.S. Lewis Journal, I am looking for reviewers of the following books. I would like reviewers who have academic writing experience and who have no conflict of interest with the book of … Continue reading

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Hallows and Heaven

I wrote last week about my lovely morning researching an Arthurian work by Barfield in the Bodleian Library–my personal earthly paradise. Now I would like to share with you about the talk I gave at the Charles Williams Society on … Continue reading

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The Staff Work of the Omnipotence Sends Me Two Anthroposophical Students on a Boat

On Saturday, June 6th, I arrived at 9:56 in the morning at the Weston Library, one of the buildings of Oxford University’s Bodleian Library system. I had traveled from Pennsylvania to New Jersey to Dublin to the rural west coast … Continue reading

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New Museum Display — Charles Williams and Victor Gollancz: The Story of a Publishing Team

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Announcing a new display installed in the Wade Center’s museum in May, featuring correspondence between Charles Williams and his publisher Victor Gollancz: “Charles Williams and Victor Gollancz: The Story of a Publishing Team.” This…

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New books for your Summer Reading List

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Summer is here! As we did last year with our summer reading ideas, we put together a few suggestions of some exciting new books for your summer reading list. This year there are an…

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Perfection, Preservation, and Prerogative, or: Do you know any novels about Shakespeare?

Charles Williams Book Summary #27: Bacon (1933) Last week, I posted a summary of CW’s play A Myth of Francis Bacon. It was performed in 1932. The next year, CW decided to expand upon his work in that play and … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, Meet… Shakespeare? “A Myth of Francis Bacon”

Charles Williams Book Summary #26: A Myth of Francis Bacon (1932) In 1932, CW’s friend Olive Willis commissioned him to write a play for the all-female students of Downe House School to perform. Most unsuitably for a bunch of high-school … Continue reading

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