Clive Staples Lewis, 1898‑1963

A Select Chronological Bibliography


1919    Spirits in Bondage: A Cycle of Lyrics (under pseudonym Clive Hamilton).

1926    Dymer.

1933    The Pilgrim's Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity, Reason and Romanticism.     

               [3rd edition 1943, with preface on romanticism]

1936    The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition. [reprinted with corrections 1938]

1938    Out of the Silent Planet. [Ransom Trilogy ; 1]

1939    Rehabilitations, and Other Essays.

            The Personal Heresy: A Controversy (with E. M. W. Tillyard).

1940    The Problem of Pain.

1942    The Screwtape Letters. [reprinted with Screwtape Proposes a Toast 1960]

            Broadcast Talks. [US title: The Case for Christianity]

A Preface to Paradise Lost. [Ballard Matthews Lectures. University College of North Wales]

1943    The Abolition of Man.  [Riddell Memorial Lectures. University of Durham]

            Christian Behaviour: A Further Series of Broadcast Talks.

            Perelandra. [Ransom Trilogy ; 2]

1944    Beyond Personality.

1945    That Hideous Strength. [Ransom Trilogy ; 3]

1946    The Great Divorce: A Dream.

1947    Miracles: A Preliminary Study.

1948    Arthurian Torso, Containing the Posthumous Fragment of The Figure of Arthur by Charles
               Williams and a Commentary on the Arthurian Poems of Charles Williams.

1949    Transposition, and Other Addresses. [US title: The Weight of Glory]

1950    The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 1]

            The Literary Impact of the Authorized Version.

1951    Prince Caspian. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 2]

1952    Mere Christianity. [An expanded version of Broadcast Talks (1942), Christian Behaviour  

   (1943), Beyond Personality (1944)]

            The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 3]

1953    The Silver Chair. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 4]

1954    The Horse and His Boy. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 5]

            English Literature in the Sixteenth Century. [Oxford History of English Literature ; 3]

1955    The Magician's Nephew. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 6]

            Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life.

1956    The Last Battle. [Chronicles of Narnia ; 7]

            Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold.

1958    Reflections on the Psalms.

1960    The Four Loves.

            Studies in Words.

            The World's Last Night, and Other Essays

1961    A Grief Observed.

            An Experiment in Criticism.

1962    They Asked for a Paper: Papers and Addresses.


Posthumous Publications


1964    The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

            Letters to Malcom: Chiefly on Prayer.

1967    Spenserís Images of Life / ed. Alastair Fowler.

Posthumous Publications Edited by Walter Hooper


1964    Poems.

1966    Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Literature.

            Of Other Worlds: Essays and Stories.

1967    Christian Reflections. [essays]

1969    Narrative Poems.

            Selected Literary Essays.

1970    God in the Dock: Essays on Theology and Ethics. [UK title: Undeceptions]

1977    The Dark Tower, and Other Stories. 

1985    Boxen: The Imaginary World of the Young C. S. Lewis.        

1991    All My Roads Before Me: The Diary of C. S. Lewis, 1922‑1927.

1994    Collected Poems.        




2000    Collected Letters: 1. Family Letters, 1905-1931 / ed. Walter Hooper.

2004    Collected Letters: 2. Books, Broadcasts, and the War, 1931-1949 / ed. Walter Hooper.

2006    Collected Letters: 3. Narnia, Cambridge, and Joy, 1950-1963 / ed. Walter Hooper.


1966    Letters of C. S. Lewis / ed., with a memoir by W. H. Lewis.

               [revised & enlarged edition / ed. by Walter Hooper, 1993]

1967    Letters to an American Lady / ed. Clyde Kilby.

1979    They Stand Together: The Letters of C. S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves (1914‑1963) / ed. Walter


1985    Letters to Children / ed. Lyle Dorsett & Marjorie Lamp Mead.

1988    Letters: C. S. Lewis, Don Giovanni Calabria / ed. & tr. Martin Moynihan.

2003    From Narnia to a Space Odyssey: The War Letters Between Arthur C. Clarke and C. S. Lewis

                /ed. Ryder W. Miller.


                                                                             PJS [rev. 5/06]



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