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C. S. Lewis

Novelist, Scholar (29-Nov-1898 — 22-Nov-1963)


Humphrey Carpenter. The Inklings: C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien and Their Friends. HarperCollins. 2006. 304pp.

Shanna Caughey. Revisiting Narnia: Fantasy, Myth and Religion in C. S. Lewis' Chronicles. BenBella Books. 2005. 310pp.

Joe R. Christopher. C. S. Lewis. Twayne. 1987. 150pp.

Joe R. Christopher; Joan K. Ostling. C. S. Lewis: An Annotated Checklist of Writings about Him and His Works. Kent State University Press. 1974. 389pp.

James T. Como (editor). Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him. Ignatius Press. 2005. 509pp.

David C. Downing. The Most Reluctant Convert: C. S. Lewis's Journey to Faith. InterVarsity Press. 2002. 191pp.

David C. Downing. Planets in Peril: A Critical Study of C. S. Lewis's Ransom Trilogy. University of Massachusetts Press. 1995. 200pp.

J. Ryan Duncan. The Magic Never Ends: An Oral History of the Life and Work of C. S. Lewis. W Publishing Group. 2001. 189pp.

John Ryan Duncan. The Magic Never Ends: The Life and Work of C. S. Lewis. Augsburg Books. 2005. 195pp.

Colin Duriez. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis: The Gift of Friendship. Hidden Spring. 2003. 244pp.

Bruce L. Edwards (editor). C. S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2007. 1360pp.

Kath Filmer. The Fiction of C. S. Lewis: Mask and Mirror. Macmillan. 1993. 153pp.

Douglas Gilbert; Clyde S. Kilby. C. S. Lewis: Images of His World. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2005. 144pp.

Donald E. Glover. C. S. Lewis: The Art of Enchantment. Ohio University Press. 1981. 235pp.

Janine Goffar. The C. S. Lewis Index: A Comprehensive Guide to Lewis's Writings and Ideas. Crossway Books. 1998. 678pp.

Douglas Graham. Jack's Life: A Memoir of C. S. Lewis. Broadman & Holman. 2005. 176pp.

Roger Lancelyn Green; Walter Hooper. C. S. Lewis: A Biography. London: Collins. 1976.

Douglas Gresham. Jack's Life: The Life Story of C. S. Lewis. B&H Publishing Group. 2005. 167pp.

William Griffin. C. S. Lewis: The Authentic Voice. London: Lion. 1988. 440pp.

Margaret P. Hannay. C. S. Lewis. Ungar. 1981. 299pp.

Joel D. Heck. Irrigating Deserts: C. S. Lewis on Education. Concordia Publishing. 2006. 270pp.

Walter Hooper. C. S. Lewis: A Companion & Guide. HarperCollins. 1996. 940pp.

Thomas Howard. The Achievement of C. S. Lewis. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers. 1980. 193pp.

Alan Jacobs. The Narnian: The Life and Imagination of C. S. Lewis. Harper San Francisco. 2005. 342pp.

Roland M. Kawano. C. S. Lewis: Always a Poet. University Press of America. 2004. 86pp.

Carolyn Keefe. C. S. Lewis: Speaker and Teacher. Zondervan. 1974. 144pp.

Don W. King. C. S. Lewis, Poet: The Legacy of His Poetic Impulse. Kent State University Press. 2001. 389pp.

Peter Kreeft. C. S. Lewis: A Critical Essay. William B. Eerdmans. 1969. 48pp.

C. S. Lewis. Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life. Harcourt Trade. 1995. 240pp.

Kathryn Lindskoog. Light in the Shadow Lands: Protecting the Real C. S. Lewis. Hope Publishing House. 1994. 345pp.

Kathryn Lindskoog. Journey Into Narnia: C. S. Lewis's Tales Explored. Hope Publishing House. 1997. 227pp.

Jared Lobdell. The Scientifiction Novels of C. S. Lewis: Space and Time in the Ransom Stories. McFarland. 2004. 194pp.

Susan Lowenberg. C. S. Lewis: A Reference Guide, 1972-1988. Maxwell Macmillan International. 1993. 304pp.

Wayne Martindale. Beyond the Shadowlands: C. S. Lewis on Heaven & Hell. Good News Publishers. 2005. 240pp.

Gilbert Meilaender. The Taste for the Other: The Social and Ethical Thought of C. S. Lewis. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 1978. 245pp.

Brian Murphy. C. S. Lewis. Starmont House. 1983. 95pp.

Doris T. Myers. C. S. Lewis in Context. Kent State University Press. 1998. 264pp.

Thomas C. Peters. Simply C. S. Lewis: A Beginner's Guide to the Life and Works of C.S. Lewis. Good News Publishers. 1997. 270pp.

Richard L. Purtill. C. S. Lewis' Case for the Christian Faith. Ignatius Press. 2004. 191pp.

George Sayer. Jack: C. S. Lewis and His Times. Harper & Row. 1988. 278pp.

Peter J. Schakel. The Way Into Narnia: A Reader's Guide. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. 2005. 202pp.

Jeffrey D. Schultz, Jr.; John G. West (editors). The C. S. Lewis Readers' Encyclopedia. Zondervan. 1998. 464pp.

Will Vaus. Mere Theology: A Guide to the Thought of C. S. Lewis. InterVarsity Press. 2004. 266pp.

Chad Walsh. The Literary Legacy of C. S. Lewis. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 1979. 269pp.

Chad Walsh. C. S. Lewis: Apostle to the Skeptics. Macmillan. 1949. 176pp.

George Watson (editor). Critical Essays on C. S. Lewis. Scolar Press. 1992. 284pp.

Michael White. C. S. Lewis: A Life. Carroll & Graf. 2004. 268pp.

John Randolph Willis. Pleasures Forevermore: The Theology of C. S. Lewis. Loyola University Press. 1983. 157pp.

A. N. Wilson. C. S. Lewis: A Biography. London: Collins. 1990.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.442)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.891)

  7. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.147)

  8. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.576)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.597)

  10. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.200)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.300)

  12. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.3, p.150)

  13. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.478)

  14. The Penguin Companion to English Literature (p.315)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.22)

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