C.S. Lewis and His Circle

C.S. Lewis and His Circle

Essays and Memoirs From the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society

Book - 2015
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For over thirty years, the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society has met weekly in the medieval colleges of the University of Oxford. During that time, it has hosted as speakers nearly all those still living who were associated with the Inklings - the Oxford literary circle led by C. S. Lewis - as wellas authors and thinkers of a prominence that nears Lewis's own.C. S. Lewis and His Circle offers the reader a chance to join this unique group. Roger White has worked with Society past presidents Brendan and Judith Wolfe to select the most important talks, which are here made available to the wider public for the first time. They exemplify the best oftraditional academic essays, thoughtful memoirs, and informal reminiscences about C. S. Lewis and his circle. The reader will reimagine Lewis's Cosmic Trilogy with former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, read philosopher Elizabeth Anscombe's final word on Lewis's arguments for Christianity,hear the Reverend Peter Bide's memories of marrying Lewis and Joy Davidman in an Oxford hospital, and learn about Lewis's Narnia Chronicles from his former secretary.Representing the finest of both personal and scholarly engagement with C. S. Lewis and the Inklings, the talks collected here set a new tone for engagement with this iconic Oxford literary circle - a tone close to Lewis's own Oxford - bred sharpness and wryness, seasoned with good humor and genuineaffection for C. S. Lewis and his circle.
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9780190214340
0190214341
Branch Call Number: 823 LEWIS
Characteristics: xvi, 266 pages ; 25 cm

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