The Discarded Image (Canto Classics) (Paperback)

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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 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'.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781107604704
ISBN-10: 1107604702
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: March 29th, 2012
Pages: 242
Language: English
Series: Canto Classics