The Discarded Image (Book published March 30, 2012)


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Author  C. S. Lewis
Publisher  Cambridge University Press
Publication Date   March 30, 2012
ISBN  1107604702
Pages  244

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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'.

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