The Discarded Image 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 organisation 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'.Read more
- C. S. Lewis's last book, hailed as 'the final memorial to the work of a great scholar and teacher and a wise and noble mind'
- A shining example of C. S. Lewis's ability to bring the past to life through anecdote and analogy
- Still relevant account of the historical and cultural background to the literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
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- Date Published: March 2012
- format: Paperback
- isbn: 9781107604704
- length: 242 pages
- dimensions: 215 x 138 x 13 mm
- weight: 0.35kg
- availability: In stock
Table of Contents
1. The medieval situation
3. Selected materials: the classical period
4. Selected materials: the seminal period
5. The heavens
6. The longaevi
7. Earth and her inhabitants
8. The influence of the model
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