A Barfield Reader: Selections from the Writing of Owen Barfield

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Owen Barfield was one of the most original and stimulating thinkers of the twentieth century, the man that C.S. Lewis said could not speak on any subject without illuminating it, the man whose writings have won praise from figures as diverse as T.S. Eliot and Saul Bellow, Walter de la Mare and Howard Nemerov, W.H. Auden and Marshall McLuhan. This comprehensive overview supplements major selections with numerous short supporting passages form the whole corpus of his writings and provides a short glossary of Barfieldian terms and useful primary and secondary bibliographies.

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6 x 9 trim. LC 98-29555

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A respected philosopher, jurist, and student of the nature of language and human consciousness, OWEN BARFIELD’s many books published by Wesleyan include Saving the Appearances (1988), Poetic Diction (1984), and Worlds Apart (1971). He lived in East Sussex, England, at the time of his death in 1997 at the age of 99.

A longtime friend of Barfield’s, G.B. TENNYSON is Professor of English at UCLA, editor of A Carlyle Reader (1984), and author of Owen Barfield on C.S. Lewis (Wesleyan, 1989) and other books.

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