Articles Tagged 'CS Lewis'

Felicity Jones and Rosamund Pike (Pics: Jon Kopaloff and Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Forget Harvard: Which of Your Favorite Stars Are Oxford Grads?

When it comes to prestige, the British education system works on a fairly simple hierarchy. There’s no Ivy League, no jostling for position. There is Oxford University and its many colleges, and there is Cambridge University and its many colleges, and then there is everywhere else. That’s not to say Manchester or Durham or Edinburgh […]

Aslan and Edmund, ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’

Five Reasons ‘Doctor Who’ Owes C.S. Lewis A Debt Of Gratitude

Today marks 50 years since the death of C.S. Lewis, the academic and novelist who created the enduring Narnia series of children’s books. That he died on the day before the first transmission of the first episode of Doctor Who is merely a moment of historical happenstance, but there are points of commonalty between the […]

The Time Machine

Poll Results! 10 Greatest British Sci-Fi/Fantasy Novelists

The results are in! You’ve voted, we’ve counted, and now we can reveal which of the ten writing giants listed below is the favorite of Anglophenia readers. The top three, in reverse order, are as follows: At No.3 is Douglas Adams, with 12% of the votes cast. Above him, with 27%, is JRR Tolkein, who […]