Cs lewis, whose life is recounted in alister mcgrath's biography c s lewis's chronicles of narnia, a series of seven fantasy novels, are. An outline of the life of c s lewis 1898: born clive staples lewis november 29 in belfast, northern ireland, to albert james lewis (1863-1929) and flora. C s lewis biography - clive staples lewis (29 november 1898- 22 november 1963), commonly referred to as cs lewis was an irish author and scholar, born . Most popularly known as the author of the children's classic the chronicles of narnia, c s lewis was also a prolific poet, essayist, novelist, and christian writer. Who was cs lewis cs lewis was born in belfast in 1898 he was educated in england, first at a prep school that he later likened to a concentration camp,.
Written by a longtime friend and colleague of the man his friends called jack, this definitive biography of c s lewis recounts the great. An updated version of this article (co-authored with david bratman) has been published in volume four of c s lewis [four volumes]: life, works, and legacy . Cs lewis said that the job of the critic is to look at what a writer says, not who since his death, a shelf-full of biographies of the creator of narnia.
On writing a biography of c s lewis alister mcgrath a presentation at the sunday times oxford literary festival, march 2013 it is a great pleasure to be able. Cs lewis, in full clive staples lewis, (born november 29, 1898, belfast, ireland [now in northern ireland]—died november 22, 1963, oxford, oxfordshire,. In this revealing look at the life of c s lewis, go behind the scenes to see the sites he knew so well, and to meet those who knew lewis personally c s lewis .
This page is about the biography/commentary by charles seper on the topic of 19th century scottish author, george macdonald, entitled: cs lewis called him . George marsden, cs lewis's mere christianity: a biography oxford, uk: princeton university press, 2016 vii+264pp £1895/$2495 the line between. C s lewis was an incredibly complicated man, and, as revealed in this splendid leon edel the mixture presented in wilson's biography of the life of. Alister mcgrath has written an important and informative new biography of cs lewis that offers a penetrating and lively portrait of his life 50.
Irish author cs lewis wrote scholarly books, fictional work about christianity and the fantasy series the chronicles of narnia learn more at. C s lewis was an incredibly complicated man, and, as revealed in this splendid biography, a mystery to those who knew him best i know of no modern. Explore the cs lewis timeline november 29, 1898: clive staple lewis born in belfast, ireland august 23, 1908: lewis's mother, florence augusta. C s lewis continues to elicit interdisciplinary interest within the academy in c s lewis's mere christianity: a biography, george m marsden traces the origin,.
This is the true story of cs lewis – one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century – whose books for children and adults have become much-loved classics. His latest book, due out next week from princeton university press, is c s lewis's “mere christianity”: a biography, part of their lives of great. The basic story of c s lewis's life has often been told born in belfast in 1898, he was sent to school at malvern college, which he hated.