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Arthuriana: Arthur, Inklings, and the Attraction of Logres

David Russell Mosley

Ordinary Time
27 May 2016
The Edge of Elfland
Hudson, New Hampshire

Dear Friends and Family,

I’ve been on something of an Arthur kick lately. 1,270 more words

Being A (Non-Roman) Catholic Evangelical

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling [Review]

I wrote the following for The Englewood Review of Books in February.

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling Grevel Lindop OUP, pp. 493, ISBN: 9780199284153

Alice Mary (Smyth) Hadfield penned the earliest work about Charles Williams’ life. 1,281 more words

The second side of the Third Inkling

Charles Williams: The Third Inkling, Grevel Lindop, Oxford University Press.

This new biography of writer Charles Williams is titled The Third Inkling, but when Williams joined the Oxford literary gatherings headed by C S Lewis and J R R Tolkien there was every indication that Williams would be remembered as the First Inkling, in the sense of importance rather than chronology. 804 more words

Five English modernist Catholics poets

Charles Williams (1886-1945). Anglican. Eliot admired his novels, and wrote an introduction to one of them. Tolkien knew him through C.S. Lewis, but disliked him, and thought his writing too modern. 345 more words


Screwtape Musical Fan Fiction

This week is the 75th anniversary of the first Screwtape letter. I thought for today’s Friday Feature we could use a little fan fiction. I don’t mean all the Screwtape copycats, like… 231 more words

C.S. Lewis

Later reproductions of caricature-related transferware

Aside from the design, what do these two pieces of pottery have in common with each other? The answer is that they’re both twentieth-century reproductions designed to look like early nineteenth-century originals. 328 more words

Charles Williams

Sinner/Saint Charles Williams

Here is my latest review, of Charles Williams: The Third Inkling by Grevel Lindop: “Saint/Sinner” published in this week’s Weekly Standard.

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