As a follow-up to my post last week about the Inklings and Arthur roundtable, editor Sørina Higgins has posted the video of the discussion. It was a lot of fun to be a part of, and I think you’ll find it an engaging way to think about the Arthurian influences of Lewis, Tolkien, and the Inklings. If you follow the #InklingsAndArthur twitter convo, you’ll note that Sørina felt a bit out-bearded in the roundtable. It seemed to go well anyway. And do make sure to catch our Inklings & Arthur series on Wednesday all winter long!
This past Monday, Signum University hosted a Signum Symposium roundtable discussion celebrating the release of The Inklings and King Arthur. You can watch the recording of the event here:
Promo for the Book:
Will King Arthur ever return to England? He already has.
In the midst of war-torn Britain, King Arthur returned in the writings of the Oxford Inklings. Learn how J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield brought hope to their times and our own in their Arthurian literature. Although studies of the “Oxford Inklings” abound, astonishingly enough, none has yet examined their great body of Arthurian work. Yet each of these major writers tackled serious and relevant questions about government, gender, violence, imperialism, secularism, and spirituality through their stories of the Quest for the Holy Grail.
This rigorous and sophisticated volume of studies does so for the first time. It is edited by…
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