CSL Daily 1/8/17

FACT OF THE DAY:

On January 8, 1955 Lewis’s article “George Orwell” was published in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The question is not whether we should bring God into our work or not. We certainly should and must…Each vocation has its peculiar dangers and peculiar rewards.”

Letter to Sheldon Vanauken
(from Collected Letters, Volume 3 on 1/8/1951)

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CSL Daily 12/07

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Delinquents in the Snow” is an article Lewis wrote that was published today (Dec. 7) in 1957 in Time and Tide.  It’s available in God in the Dock.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Not all kinds of peace are compatible with all kinds of goodwill, nor do all those who say “Peace, peace” inherit the blessing promised to the peacemakers.”

Delinquents in the Snow
(Published 12/7/57 in Time and Tide)

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CSL Daily 12/05

FACT OF THE DAY:

“Xmas and Christmas: A Lost Chapter from Herodotus” is a satirical piece by Lewis published in the December 4, 1954 issue of Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“Unless there is something about which the author is never ironical, there can be no true irony in the work.”

A Note on Jane Austen
(Published in Selected Literary Essays; released on 12/4/1969)

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CSL Daily 12/02

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FACT OF THE DAY:

Lewis gave the 2nd of 3 of the Ballard Mathews lectures today (Dec. 2) in 1941 on Paradise Lost that later became part of his book A Preface to Paradise Lost.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“I have no objection to the inclusion of Freudian explanations provided they are not allowed to exclude all others.”

Behind the Scenes
(Published in Time and Tide on 12/1/1956)

 

CSL Daily 11/09

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FACT OF THE DAY:

“Period Criticism” is an essay about Chesterton that was first published today (Nov. 9) in 1946 in “Notes on the Way” column in Time and Tide.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY:

“The truth is that the whole criticism which turns on dates and periods, as if age-groups were the proper classification of readers, is confused and even vulgar.”

Period Criticism
(Published on 11/9/1946 as “Notes on the Way” column in Time and Tide)