Saturday, March 17, 2012
About C.S. Lewis Author Of Narnia Chronicles
C.S. Lewis Author
Born 1898 in Belfast, Ireland
Clive Staples "Jack" Lewis was an Irish writer and scholar. Lewis is known for his work on medieval literature, Christian apologetics, literary criticism, and fiction. He is best known today in secular culture for his series Chronicles of Narnia.
Lewis taught as a fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford from 1925 to 1954, and later was the first Professor of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Magdalene College. He was a close friend of J.R.R. Tolkien. Both authors were leading figures in the informal Oxford literary group known as the Inklings.
Genre: Religion & Spirituality, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Influences: George MacDonald, G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, Olaf Stapledon