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1917 - 1923

Lewis entered University College at Oxford University in 1917, and after an interruption of brief military service, he attained a triple First, the highest honours in three areas of study: Greek and Latin Literature (1920), Philosophy and Ancient History (1922), and English (1923).

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C. S. Lewis

Clive Staples Lewis (29 November 1898 – 22 November 1963) was a British writer and lay theologian. He held academic positions in English literature at both Oxford University (Magdalen College, 1925–1954) and Cambridge University (Magdalene College, 1954–1963). He is best known for his works of fiction, especially The Screwtape Letters, The Chronicles of Narnia,…

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