Out of the Silent Planet

TitleOut of the Silent Planet
Year for Search1938
AuthorsLewis, C[live] S[taples](1898-1963)
Tertiary AuthorsLewis, C. S.
Date Published1938
PublisherJohn Lane, The Bodley Head
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, Northern Ireland author
Annotation

First volume of a trilogy on the struggle between good and evil. Presents a eutopia as a sub-theme in which the eutopia is given by God. The other volumes of the trilogy are 1943 and 1945 Lewis. In addition, one of the major characters of the trilogy appears in 1977 Lewis. See the note at 1926 Lewis. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. with an “Introduction” (viii-xxvi) and “Notes” (175-94) by David Elloway. London: Longmans, 1966; and New York: Scribner Classics, 1996.

Info Notes

The name of the indigenous inhabitants, the Hrossa, is also used by Judith Moffett in Pennterra (1987).

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

The author (1898-1963) was born and raised in Northern Ireland and spent most of his life in England.

Full Text

1938 Lewis, C[live] S[taples] (1898-1963). Out of the Silent Planet. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head. Rpt. with an “Introduction” (viii-xxvi) and “Notes” (175-94) by David Elloway. London: Longmans, 1966; and New York: Scribner Classics, 1996. L

First volume of a trilogy on the struggle between good and evil. Presents a eutopia as a sub-theme in which the eutopia is given by God. The other volumes of the trilogy are 1943 and 1945 Lewis. In addition, one of the major characters of the trilogy appears in 1977 Lewis. The name of the indigenous inhabitants, the Hrossa, is also used by Judith Moffett in Pennterra (1987). The author was born and raised in Northern Ireland and spent most of his life in England.