Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning
Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning
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Title: Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning
ISBN10: 0955958245
ISBN13: 978-0955958243
Format: .PDF .EPUB .FB2
Pages: 244 pages
Publisher: Barfield Press UK (February 14, 2010)
Language: English
Size pdf: 1525 kb
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Rating: 3.9 ✪
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Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism

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First published in 1928, 'Poetic Diction: A study in Meaning' presents not merely a theory of poetic diction but also a theory of poetry and a theory of knowledge. "Language has preserved for us the inner, living history of man's soul. It reveals the evolution of consciousness." Owen Barfield Owen Barfield is one of the twentieth century's most significant writers and philosophers. A member of the Inklings, Barfield's ideas and literary artistry influenced fellow-Inklings C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, and won praise from many of the foremost literary figures of the century. Praise for Owen Barfield: "A prolific and interesting thinker" - Times Literary Supplement "The wisest and best of my unofficial teachers."- C.S.Lewis "A masterpiece ... of prophetic value" - T.S.Eliot "possibly the clearest and most searching thinker of the present time" - Howard Nemerov