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C. S. Lewis and His CircleEssays and Memoirs from the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society$
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Roger White, Judith Wolfe, and Brendan Wolfe

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780190214340

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214340.001.0001

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Afterword: A Brief History of the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society

Afterword: A Brief History of the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society

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(p.249) Afterword: A Brief History of the Oxford C. S. Lewis Society
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C. S. Lewis and His Circle
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Michael Ward

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190214340.003.0020

The Afterword provides a brief account of the history of the Oxford University C. S. Lewis Society since its founding. It provides a personal account of involvement with the Society and thoughts on what C. S. Lewis would have thought to a society dedicated to discussions of his works and of his intellectual world. Finally, the Afterword reflects on the discussions in this book. Divided into ‘Essays’ and ’Memoirs’, this book has given a fair impression of the Society's two main preoccupations over the years. On the one hand, the group exists to examine and dissect, to explore and analyse in scholarly fashion the ideas found in Lewis's works and in the works of his circle. On the other hand, the Society likes simply spending time with these writers, enjoying their personalities and histories, appreciating their peculiar qualities and gifts as unique individuals.

Keywords:   C. S. Lewis Society, writers, Oxford University, Oxford

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