Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

The Long Defeat

As you know, I started working on a short story the other day: a piece of alternative history about the Inklings. It’s very silly, but in a way it’s a love song to my favorite writers–C. S. Lewis, J. R. … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with CW?

Please go vote for your favorite Charles Williams work in this week’s poll! Then come back and read my speculations about what’s wrong with CW. Why Isn’t CW as Popular as CSL & JRRT? There was a little conversation recently … Continue reading

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Looking for Book Reviewers

Dear Readers: I am looking for reviewers of the following books for Sehnsucht: the C. S. Lewis Journal. I am particularly interested in hearing from scholars who have previously published academic works on the Inklings, and who do not have … Continue reading

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The Inklings and Science Fiction

You are invited to take a fantastic class this spring: “The Inklings and Science Fiction,” taught by Douglas A. Anderson! You can take for it credit, or choose from two levels of auditing. Check it out HERE. It starts on … Continue reading

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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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Snigsnozzle: The First Screwtape Copycat by Charles Williams

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
This is the week of the All Hallows Eve, so what a great time to launch a Screwtape series on A Pilgrim in Narnia. Over the next three weeks we will look at…

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Inventory of Inklings Arthuriana

Would you be willing to check any part of this list, whatever your area of expertise, and offer additions, suggestions, corrections, critiques, and commentary? That would be very helpful! Thank you. Continue reading

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Lewis’s Arthuriana

Last week I posted my rough draft analysis of CW’s Arthuriana. Then on Wednesday, it was Barfield; yesterday, it was Tolkien. Now today, it’s Lewis. This is a rough draft, so please send me your suggestions for revision!             Clive … 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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Why is Merlin in That Hideous Strength?

Originally posted on A Pilgrim in Narnia:
            I am writing a paper on C.S. Lewis and the Arthurian tradition for Sørina Higgins’ collection, The Inklings and King Arthur. As I trawl through the materials one common theme keeps coming…

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