The Lewis Legacy-Issue 85, Summer 2000 News and Views

Conference in Milan: “Clive Staples Lewis critico della Modernita.” On Saturday, December 11, 1999 the first Italian C. S. Lewis conference took place. Most of the speakers were Italian, but there were two from Oxford: Andrew Paul Cuneo, President of Oxford University Lewis Society, spoke on “The Principle of Hierarchy in C.S. Lewis,” and Walter Hooper gave the keynote address, Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 83, Winter 2000 News and Views

London’s Curtis Brown Literary Agency no longer represents C S Lewis Pte Ltd. Instead, an agency called the C S Lewis Company Ltd has been set up with two people to handle these lucrative matters. It has reportedly had two addresses so far: one in Lymingtin and one in Bristol. Rachel Churchill has been dealing with requests there. In his Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 82, Autumn 1999 News and Views

There are now three plaques in Ireland commemorating Lewis. The first two are in Belfast at his birthplace, Dundela Villas, and at the house in which he grew up, Little Lea. The third was unveiled in May in the park Lewis enjoyed outside the Town Hall of Bangor, on a hill commanding a magnificent view of the mouth of Belfast Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 81, Summer 1999 News and Views

Rising Image Productions of Nashville has announced that British actor David Payne offers two one-man Lewis shows for U. S. churches: “Mist in the Morning: A walk through the Shadowlands” and “C. S., My Life’s Journey.” For information and brochures call toll-free: 1-877-CSLEWIS. Free CD offered while they last. The second C. S. Lewis and Friends Colloquium at Taylor University Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 78, Autumn 1998 News and Views

According to the 20 September Observer, “Lewis hits the stage in November with a Royal Shakespeare Company production at Stratford of a dramatisation of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by poet Adrian Mitchell.” Also, “Lewis’s seven Chronicles of Narnia have sold more than 1 million copies in Britain since his death in 1963, and have been translated into Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 77, Summer 1998 News and Views

Katherine Paterson, C. S. Lewis lover and author of Newbery Medal Award winner Bridge to Terebithia (a realistic novel about children inspired by Narnia), has won the 1998 Hans Christian Andersen Award, which is often referred to as the little Nobel prize. (It was established in 1956 by the International Board on Books for Young People and is awarded every Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 76, Spring 1998 News and Views

“C. S. Lewis as Critic (and His Critics)” by Leland Ryken of Wheaton College, at the 15th annual Cornerstone Festival, Bushnell, IL, 1-5 July 1998. Call 773-989-2087 for information about the great array of speakers and activities. Total camp cost: $75 per adult. “C. S. Lewis’ Intellectual, Theological and Literary World” will be taught by Paul Holmer of Yale University Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 75, Winter 1998 News and Views

George Ralph, Lewis lover and Legacy subscriber, has died prematurely and unexpectedly. He will be sorely missed by many at Hope College in Holland MI, where he was a beloved professor of drama. On 29 September 1997 Martin Marty received a National Humanities Award from President Clinton, who said that no one has done more than Marty to explore the Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 71, Winter 1997 News and Views

David Clark will lead the annual Lewis seminar at Valyermo, CA on 14-18 July 1997. Topic: “The Redemption Story in the fiction of C. S. Lewis.-Information: (310) 532-9973. John West’s article “C.S. Lewis and the Materialist Menace” is now available free in three forms: (1) a handsome printed copy from Discovery Institute. 1402 Third Avenue, Suite 400. Seattle, WA 98101, Read More ›

The Lewis Legacy-Issue 69, Summer 1996 News and Views

Correction: According to the June issue of the Southern California C. S. Lewis Society Newsletter, the on-line address for the World of CSL is really cslewis/index.html, not the one published there earlier. Newsletter editor Sam Konkin expects to launch two new sites soon. Correction: In the spring 1996 issue, You Say Tomato, by Paul McCusker and Adrian Plass, was Read More ›