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C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963)

Nationality: British
Born: Irish
Periods: British: 20th Century

Oxford professor, author of the “Chronicles of Narnia”, Christian scholar

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Criticism about C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis and Issac Asimov: A Comparison and Contrast of the Men, Their Minds and Literature
“Two of the most widely read authors in this half of the century come from very different backgrounds but both gained critical acclaim and popular recognition as accomplished science fiction writers.”
Contains: Criticism
Author: Chris Howard
The Cumberland River Lamp Post
Extensive collection of C.S. Lewis materials, both mirrored and in the form of links to external resources. Some full-text articles and audio resources.
Contains: Full Bio, Timeline, Pictures, Commentary, Criticism, Bibliography, Webliography, Works List,
Into the Wardrobe: Index of Papers
Collection of over twenty scholarly papers and speeches pertaining to C. S. Lewis and/or his writings. Titles include “Finding the Permanent in the Political: C. S. Lewis as a Political Thinker “, “Narnia and the Seven Deadly Sins”, and “Theophilus on C. S. Lewis “.
Contains: Criticism, Commentary
Author: Dr. Zeus
Is Man a Myth? Mere Christian Perspectives on the Human
An essay which examines G. K. Chesterton, C. S. Lewis, and J. R. R. Tolkien and how they looked at Man.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Donald T. Williams
From: Mythopoeic Society
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Lewis Resources
Contains links to various articles written by Dr. Edwards, which include “C. S. Lewis: Public Scholar and Christian”, and a “Summary and Analysis of Lewis’s ‘Surprised by Joy'”. Also contains links to other Lewis web and electronic resources.
Contains: Criticism, Bibliography, Full Bio, Works List, Commentary
Author: Bruce L. Edwards
A World is Not Made to Last Forever: The Bioethics of C. S. Lewis
” I have chosen to examine the writings of Lewis for bioethical insights, overt or implied. His works are particularly appropriate for such an examination for two reasons. The first is that he wrote a considerable amount of material explaining and defending his world-view. The second is that he wrote ten books of fantastic fiction that are especially valuable for gaining insight into his viewpoint, Some kinds of assumptions and presuppositions are closer to the surface in such fiction.”
Contains: Criticism
Author: Martin LeBar
From: Journal of the American Scientific Affiliation 35 (June 1983): 104-107.

Biographical sites about C. S. Lewis

C. S. Lewis: A Modest Literary Biography
Brief biography of Lewis focusing on his literary career.
Contains: Sketch
Author: Bruce L. Edwards
From: Into the Wardrobe
Chronology of the Life of C.S. Lewis
Biographical page about Lewis.
Contains: Timeline
Author: C.S. Lewis Foundation

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