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The Discarded Image

An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature

by C. S. Lewis

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In The Discarded Image, C.S. Lewis paints a lucid picture of the medieval world view, providing the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. It describes the "image" discarded by later years as "the medieval synthesis itself, the whole organization of their theology, science and history into a single, complex, harmonious mental model of the universe." This, Lewis's last book, has been hailed as "the final memorial to the work of a great scholar and teacher and a wise and noble mind."

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Publisher:
HarperCollins
Imprint:
HarperOne
Publication Date:
2013

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C. S. Lewis (Author)

Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954, when he was u...

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