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A Barfield reader : selections from the writings of Owen Barfield

Author: Owen Barfield; G B Tennyson
Publisher: [Middletown, Connecticut] : Wesleyan University Press ; Hanover ; London : Published by University Press of New England, [1999] ©1999.
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A representative selection from the major writings of the man C. S. Lewis called "the wisest and best of my unofficial teachers."

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Owen Barfield; G B Tennyson
ISBN: 081956351X 9780819563514 0819563617 9780819563613
OCLC Number: 39508150
Notes: Chiefly essays.
Wesleyan University Press is located in Middletown, Connecticut; University Press of New England in Hanover, New Hampshire, and London, England.
Description: xl, 191 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Metaphor --
Language and poetry --The making of meaning --
Verse and prose --
Imagination --
The harp and the camera --
Poetic diction and legal fiction --
The soul of the past --
The English language --
The poet --
A felt change of consciousness --
Poetic imagination --
Language and meaning --
The spirit of poetry --
The rainbow --
Collective representations --
Figuration and thinking --
Original participation --The texture of medieval thought --
Before and after the scientific revolution --
The development of meaning --
The origin of language --
Symptoms of iconoclasm --
Final participation --
Saving the appearances --
Evolution of consciousness --
Thinking and thought --
Concerning the nature of spiritual perception --
Nature and imagination --
Natura naturans and natura naturata --
Instinct --
Dashboard knowledge --
The universe as motor-car --
The Darwinian hypothesis --
Evolution of consciousness --
Mere perception --
Threefold organism --
The wedding --
Orpheus's lament (Act II, scene ii) --
Tabula in naufragio --
Discourse by Sanderson --
Flume's lecture --
Day --
Fifty-three --
Owen Barfield.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by G.B. Tennyson.

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