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C.S. Lewis at home in Ireland

a centenary biography
  • 202 Pages
  • 2.71 MB
  • English
Strandtown Press , Bangor, Co. Down [Northern Ireland]
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About the Edition

Duscusses Lewis" love of Ireland. His strong sense of himself as an Ulsterman and his Irish nationality.

Other titlesClive Staples Lewis at home in Ireland
StatementDavid Bleakley ; foreward [sic] by Walter Hooper.
LC ClassificationsPR6023.E926 Z586 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination202 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL84618M
ISBN 101898787670
LC Control Number99191219

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Synopsis A centenary biography about C.S. Lewis in the setting of his Irish homeland - and about his significance as a Saint and Scholar from the County Down.

From the Back Cover David Bleakley was born close to the Lewis family home in Strandtown and has shared many common : David Bleakley. In the book C.S. Lewis: At Home in Ireland, David Bleakly complains: “The massive Dictionary of Irish Literature (Aldwych Press, London) manages to engage in a detailed study of Irish writers without marking Lewis out for special mention all he receives is a tiny footnote on two occasions, and then only in reference to the work of others”.Author: Maolsheachlann.

C.S. Lewis, in full Clive Staples Lewis, (born NovemBelfast, Ireland [now in Northern Ireland]—died NovemOxford, Oxfordshire, England), Irish-born scholar, novelist, and author of about 40 books, many of them on Christian apologetics, including The Screwtape Letters and Mere Christianity.

Clive Staple Lewis born in Belfast, Ireland. Aug Lewis’s mother, Florence Augusta (‘Flora’) Hamilton Lewis, dies. Septem Sent to the Wynyard School in Watford, Hertfordshire, England.

September Enrolls as boarding student at Campbell College, Belfast, Ireland; leaves in December due to respiratory problems. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for at Home in Ireland by Bleakley David The Fast at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products.

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November – 22 November ), commonly referred to as C. Lewis and known to his friends as Jack, was an Irish academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, and Christian is also known for his fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia and The Space Trilogy.

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Lewis was a close friend of J. Tolkien, the author of Born: Clive Staples Lewis, 29 November (), Belfast, Ireland. The Life of C.S. Lewis Timeline Clive Staples Lewis was born on November 29 in Belfast, Ireland (Northern Ireland today), to Albert J.

Lewis () and Florence Augusta Hamilton Lewis. Buy C.S. Lewis - at Home in Ireland 1st by David Bleakley, Walter Hooper (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : David Bleakley.

Quick Facts Name C.S. Lewis Birth Date Novem Death Date Novem Education University College, Oxford Place of Birth Belfast, IrelandBorn: Quest for Lewis in Ireland --C.S.

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Lewis: an Irish homecoming --Oxford and Cambridge: teacher and friend --An Oxford encounter with C.S. Lewis --Cowley Fathers: a monastic experience --Lewis Genesis: an Irish preparation --Home and county down Hinterland --Places and people of Strandtown --Voices from Strandtown --Let the children speak.

C.S. Lewis: an Irish writer David Clare School of English, Drama and Film, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Correspondence @ Pages Cited by: 2. Lewis grew up in an elegant Victorian home (not unlike the homes lived in by his characters) at the edge of Belfast, and his childhood was spent roaming the countryside, reading folklore, and playing with animals.

He was intrigued by mythology – Norse, Greek, Roman, Irish – and Christianity, all of which helped him create Narnia. The Lewis brothers were quarantined inside their home whenever it rained — which, given the weather in Ireland, meant their confinement often seemed endless. They were ordered inside at the first drops of rain, and then penned inside their nursery, with a gate put across the door so they couldn’t get.

The official website for C. Lewis. Browse a complete collection of his books, sign up for a monthly enewsletter, find additional resources, and more. Clive Staples Lewis was a novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist. Born in Belfast, Ireland, he held academic positions at both Oxford University (Magdalen College) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College).

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He is best known both for his fictional work, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia, and The Space. The C.S. Lewis Trail in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is a self-guided walk taking fans of this literary giant through his childhood haunts and exhibitions on his life.

For Lewis-themed tourism, most people head to Oxford, England, but the man who brought us The Chronicles of Narnia and countless Christian apologetic works is actually an Irishman by : Emily Polson. Lewis Born: Novem Belfast [1], Ireland [2]Died: Novem Oxford, England [3] Irish writer, novelist, and essayist The Irish novelist and essayist C.

Lewis was best known for his essays on literature and his explanations of Christian teachings. C.S. Lewis (b. November 29th, in Belfast, Ireland--d. November 22nd, ) was an Irish academic, novelist, and poet. His novels generally have Christian themes, and his best known work includes the The Chronicles of Narnia series (including The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe) and the Space Trilogy novels, a science fiction series.

Lewis, or "Jack," as he was known to friends and family, was born Clive Staples Lewis on Novemin Belfast, Northern Ireland. His father, Albert Lewis, was a successful lawyer. Albert and Flora Lewis brought up their two sons in a Protestant household.

Born on Novemin Belfast, Ireland, C.S. Lewis went on to teach at Oxford University and became a renowned Christian apologist writer, using logic and philosophy to support the tenets.

Northern Ireland's Narnia: On the CS Lewis trail in Belfast. is at the EastSide Visitor Centre at CS Lewis Square. Browse the author’s books and learn about the area from information panels.

Lewis was an internationally recognized literary figures, who is widely regarded as a pioneer of the children’s fantasy novels. Often hailed as the ‘Father of Modern Fantasy’ he was among the most versatile authors who wrote on a diverse range of topics and genres. C.S. Lewis () was a British novelist, poet, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, theologian, broadcaster, and lecturer.

He is best known for his fictional works, including The Screwtape Letters, The Space Trilogy, and The Chronicles of Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the second book in the seven-book Narnia series, often tops must-read lists of classic Missing: Ireland.

Lewis () was born as Clive Staple Lewis, but was often called “Jack” by his family and close friends. Lewis was born in Belfast, Ireland, and was a well-known novelist, poet, medievalist and Christian apologist. He was close friends with fellow novelist J.R.R.

Tolkien, as they both served in an Oxford literary group. Lewis may have created his own bestsellers, but he was also midwife to Tolkien’s masterpiece, even proposing Tolkien for the Nobel Prize in Literature on the basis of this epic work. For these reasons alone, the story of C.

Lewis is worth telling. But there is far more to C. Lewis than this. Mr Sandy Smith, author of many books on Lewis, took an organised coach tour of 16 passengers on a most informative and excellent journey of East Belfast to the main locations associated with /5().

This is one of the questions taken up by James Como in C. S. Lewis: A Very Short Introduction, a recent title in the Oxford University Press series of compact introductions to wide-ranging topics Author: Joseph Loconte.Ireland Clive Staples Lewis (Novem - Novem ), commonly referred to as C.

S. Lewis, was an Irish author and scholar. Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, Christian apologetics and fiction.Book Description. From their wealth of experience, Bramlett and Higdon provide a historical, geographical and biographical look at the life of C.S.

Lewis. The reader is taken to Lewis' homes, churches, schools, and favorite places to visit in Ireland, Oxford, Cambridge, and England.