Monthly Archives: December 2015

Charles Williams was drunk-texting on Christmas

Apparently, if you believe @Oddest_Inkling, Charles Williams and C. S. Lewis went on a road trip on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. In case you missed it, here’s what CW tweeted out (plus a few interjections from his followers). Road … Continue reading

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See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report.

See the fireworks The Oddest Inkling created by blogging on WordPress.com. Check out their 2015 annual report. Source: See the #fireworks I created by blogging on #WordPressDotCom. My 2015 annual report.

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Drafts of “Descent into Hell”: Guest Post by Sarah Thomson

This is the seventh (and really the last!) post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. There are a lot of interesting perspectives by various readers here, both scholars … Continue reading

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The Sleeping and the Dead: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by David Dodds

This is the sixth post (and probably the last) in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. Today’s post is by David Llewellyn Dodds. David Llewellyn Dodds is editor of … Continue reading

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Review of a review of “The Third Inkling”

  Lucasta Miller has written a review over on the Independent entitled “Grevel Lindop, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling: ‘Oxford’s other fantasy figure.’” The subtitle of her post is “A beautifully written biography sheds light on CS Lewis and Tolkien’s … Continue reading

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Conference Potentials for 2016 and beyond

Here are some academic conferences that may be of interest to readers of this blog. Please let me know of others!  Far west Popular Culture Association 28th annual meeting, February 26-28, 2016 Papers on all aspects of popular and American … Continue reading

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What Surprised you in “The Third Inkling”?

Dear Readers of The Oddest Inkling: in late December or early January, I’d like to run a post on what we all learned from reading Grevel Lindop’s new bio, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling. Please send me no more than … Continue reading

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The World Beyond: “Descent Into Hell” Guest Post by DJ Dycus

This is the fifth post in a series written by guests about CW’s penultimate novel, Descent Into Hell. Check out the others here. This series serves a double purpose: (1) We have reached 1937 in the chronological blog-through of CW’s … Continue reading

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