Re: [mythsoc] Are there two Hillsboro's?
- A CSL daily reader I had with my second cuppa this morning said that
today Oct. 11 is the 75th anniversary of the date CSL, WHL, JM, MM & Mr.
Papworth moved to the Kilns.
- Thanks very much. :)
--- In email@example.com, David Bratman <dbratman@e...> wrote:
> What there is is some complexity about the dates he resided there.
> menage first moved into Hillsboro in August 1922 but only stayed a month
> (AMR p. 79); then they came back. According to Hooper's Companion (p.
> 122), they lived there "most of the time" between 1922 and 1930. A
> glance at Lewis's collected letters shows a letter to Arthur Greeves
> 22 June 1930 at Hillsboro (p. 1:907), so it's unlikely that they'd been
> away again before August. In the letter, Lewis says that he "moved
> Headington last night" by which he evidently means that since term
> he no longer needs to stay in his college rooms.
> I suspect that the whole "moved to Hillsboro in 1930" idea is a typo
> got spread around.
> Lewis's letters (and the website) give Hillsboro's address as
> Headington. Hooper's notes in AMR say it's on Holyoake Road. There
> Western Road in Headington today, so I suspect the street name has been
> >Does anyone know what the the letters "TE, BS" mean at the end of
> >Letter 22 in "The Screwtape Letters"?
> No idea. As letters appended to Screwtape's formal title, this is a
> of the British practice of using abbreviations of one's degrees, honors,
> and memberships after one's name. ("M.A., C.B.E., F.R.S., etc." - that
> sort of thing.) The name of Tolkien's T.C.B.S. is also a takeoff of
> I don't know if Lewis had anything in particular in mind for "T.E.,
> etc." to stand for, though there might be some reference elsewhere
> David Bratman