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The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (the Novel)

C. S. Lewis was an acclaimed 20th-century British author who wrote a series of children’s novels called The Chronicles of Narnia.  The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is a well-known fantasy novel from this series stressing the power of good over evil.

LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms

  • Lewis, C. S. (Subject)
  • Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Title)

Call Number for Browsing the Shelves

  • PR6023 .E926

Circulating Books – A Selected List

  • Adey, Lionel. C. S. Lewis: Writer, Dreamer, and Mentor. 1998.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 Z55 1998
  • Bassham, Gregory (Ed.). The Chronicles of Narnia and Philosophy. 2005.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 C5324 2005
  • Green, Roger. C. S. Lewis: A Biography. 1994.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 Z6645 1994
  • Lewis, C. S. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. 1970.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 L5 1970
  • Ward, Michael. Planet Narnia. 2008.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 Z945 2008
  • White, Michael. C. S. Lewis: A Life. 2004.
    • Call Number: PR6023 .E926 Z94 2004

Reference Materials

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism.Call Number: REF PN771 .C59
    • Vol. 1, pg. 177
    • Vol. 27, pgs. 262-265
    • Vol. 124, pgs. 228, 232, 236, 246-247
  • Critical Survey of Long Fiction. Call Number: REF PN3321 .C75 2000
    • Vol. 4, pg. 1961

·         Magill’s Survey of World LiteratureCall Number: REF PN523 .M29 2009

o   Vol. 4, pg. 1545-46

  • Novels for Students.Call Number: REF PN44 .N937
    • Vol. 24, pgs. 151-181

Research Databases

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  • Academic Search Complete
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Literature Resources from Gale
  • OmniFile Full Text Mega

This Research Guide is designed to help users find information on a particular topic within the Valencia College East Campus Library.  This is by no means a comprehensive list of resources and other resources may be available on this topic.  Please check LINCCWeb, Valencia East’s online catalog, to verify the availability of circulating books within the library.  Feel free to ask a librarian for help if you need further assistance.

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