We are pleased to announce the publication of the October 2020 issue (10.2) of the Journal of Inklings Studies.
Article abstracts and the full text of all book reviews and the issue’s feature article (*) are available at the journal’s Edinburgh University Press web page, where subscribers can read or download the full contents of the issue.
Thank you to all our authors and contributors.
We hope that you enjoy our latest issue and welcome your comments (firstname.lastname@example.org).
‘Confessing our Secrets: Liturgical Theosis in the Thought of C.S. Lewis’ by Erik Eklund *open-access feature for issue 10.2
‘Flesh, World, Devil: The Nature of Evil in J.R.R. Tolkien’ by Austin Freeman
‘Meeting Face to Face: C.S. Lewis’s Till We Have Faces and the Problem of Divine Hiddenness’ by Derek King
‘When Did the Inklings Meet? A Chronological Survey of their Gatherings: 1933–1954’ by Don W. King
Reviews (open access)
Markus Bockmuehl, Stephen Platten, Nevsky Everett (eds), Austin Farrer: Oxford Warden, Scholar, Preacher. Review by Euan Grant.
John M. Bowers, Tolkien’s Lost Chaucer. Review by Kathy Cawsey.
J. Brennan Croft and Annika Röttinger (eds), ‘Something Has Gone Crack’: New Perspectives on J.R.R. Tolkien in the Great War. Review by Stuart Lee.
Julian Eilmann and Friedhelm Schneidewind (eds), Music in Tolkien’s Work and Beyond. Review by Vincent E. Rone.
Michael John Halsall, Creation and Beauty in Tolkien’s Catholic Vision: A Study in the Influence of Neoplatonism in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Philosophy of Life as ‘Being and Gift’. Review by James Bryson.
Sørina Higgins (ed.), The Inklings and King Arthur: J.R.R. Tolkien, Charles Williams, C.S. Lewis, and Owen Barfield on the Matter of Britain. Review by Christopher A. Snyder.
Jay Johnstone, with commentary from Thomas Honegger, Tolkienography: Isildur’s Bane and Iconic Interpretations. Review by Lance A. Green.
Sam McBride, Tolkien’s Cosmology: Divine Beings and Middle-earth. Review by Austin M. Freeman.
Michael L. Peterson, C.S. Lewis and the Christian Worldview: A Philosophical, Theological, and Apologetic Exploration. Review by Stewart Goetz.
We are pleased to announce that Volume 10, Issue 1 of the Journal of Inklings Studies is now available online at the EUP website.
This April issue features the following articles:
‘The Unpublished Letters of C.S. Lewis to C.T. Onions’ by Jim Stockton and Charlie W. Starr.
‘The Romantic Modernism of Owen Barfield’s History in English Words’, by Jeffrey Hipolito.
‘Chesterton, Apologetics, and the Art of Positioning’ by David Pickering.
‘A Polanyian Rescue of The Abolition of Man’ by Jon Fennell.
‘In Memoriam Christopher John Reuel Tolkien (1924-2020)’, by our Tolkien editor, Giuseppe Pezzini. Please note that this article is an open access feature for this issue of the journal!
This issue also contains reviews of the following books:
Roberto Arduini, Giampaolo Canzonieri, and Claudio A. Testi (eds), “Tolkien and the Classics.” Review by E.L. Risden.
Janice Brown, “The Lion in the Waste Land: Fearsome Redemption in the Work of C.S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, and T.S. Eliot.” Review by Gary L. Tandy.
Oronzo Cilli, “Tolkien’s Library: An Annotated Checklist.” Review by Bradford Lee Eden.
Stephanie L. Derrick, “The Fame of C.S. Lewis: A Controversialist’s Reception in Britain and America.” Reviews by Grayson Carter and Arend Smilde.
Julian Eilmann, “J.R.R. Tolkien: Romanticist and Poet.” Review by Nick Katsiadas.
Alan Jacobs, “The Year of Our Lord 1943: Christian Humanism in an Age of Crisis.” Review by Laura Smit.
Claudio A. Testi, “Pagan Saints in Middle-earth.” Review by Raymond Hain.
Mark Vernon, “A Secret History of Christianity: Jesus, the Last Inkling, and the Evolution of Consciousness.” Review by Jacob Sherman.
We are delighted to announce that from 2018, the Journal of Inklings Studies will join Edinburgh University Press’s well-established literature list, which has particular strengths in the area of nineteenth- and twentieth-century literary figures and movements.
All subscriptions will be transferred to Edinburgh University Press. Individual subscriptions will continue to comprise print and online access, and remain consistent with current prices. Full information how to order will be available here and on EUP’s Journal pages from August 2017.
The new issue will be out in a week! With articles on C.S. Lewis’s Till We Have Faces by Barfield scholar Jamie Hutchinson and Oxford classicist Mark Edwards, the first full account of Edward Tangye Lean’s original Inklings student group, and a groundbreaking, complete chart of Dorothy L. Sayers’ use of the four gospels in The Man Born to be King, this will be an indispensable resource for scholars of C.S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, and the Inklings.
The new issue of the Journal of Inklings Studies (Vol. 6, no. 1), out next week, convenes a book symposium on Grevel Lindop’s long-awaited biography of Charles Williams, Charles Williams: The Third Inkling (OUP 2015).
The contributors are:
Stephen Barber (on Williams as a father) Paul Blair Glen Cavaliero (on Michal Williams) Bruce Charlton Sorina Higgins Brian Horne Holly Ordway Rowan Williams
For a list of feature articles in the new issue, click here.
We’re excited to offer new and existing subscribers to the Journal of Inklings Studies a special 30% discount on C.S. Lewis and His Circle (Oxford University Press, 2015).
C.S. Lewis and His Circle is a unique collection of first-hand essays and memoirs on C.S. Lewis and those in his literary circle, selected from the archive of the Oxford C.S. Lewis Society. Authors include former Inklings, close friends, and important thinkers.
More information on the book can be found on its OUP webpage.
To claim your 30% discount, simply subscribe to the journal, and you will receive a discount code by e-mail. If you are a current subscriber, contact us for your code.
Terms & Conditions:
Up to three discounted copies per subscriber; offer ends 10 November 2015.
The new issue of the Journal of inklings Studies, due out next week, includes an unpublished letter from C.S. Lewis to Owen Barfield (1949), recently discovered at the Bodleian Archives in Oxford by Tiffany Martin, concerning his brother’s alcoholism and a proposed change to the ending of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
The letter is accompanied by a long introduction by Walter Hooper, giving the fullest account to date of Warnie’s long struggle with alcoholism.