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C.S. Lewis, author and scholar, was Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English Literature at the University of Cambridge, 1954-1963. During this time Thomas McAlindon was the only post-graduate student he supervised, 'except one who dropped off!'
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Thomas McAlindon studied for a PhD under the direction of C.S. Lewis, Jan 1957-Jun 1960, entitled, 'The treatment of the supernatural in Middle English legend and romance, 1200-1400'. He provides a vivid account of his time with him in his memoir, ‘C.S. Lewis Remembered’, published in VII: an Anglo-American Literary Review, 27 (2010). The letters and notes relate to his academic work. Comprises:
Bought from Ken Spelman Books Ltd, 2016.
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. c. 7963, fol. 43
A copy of C.S. Lewis, The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (London: OUP, 1953), signed by Lewis has been transferred to Rare Books.