First published in , ‘Poetic Diction: A study in Meaning’ presents not merely a Praise for Owen Barfield: “A prolific and interesting thinker” – Times Literary. Title, Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning. Author, Owen Barfield. Edition, 2. Publisher, Faber & Faber, Length, pages. Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote. Returning always to this personal experience of poetry, Owen Barfield at the same time seeks objective standards of criticism and a theory of poetic diction in .

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I’m reading it because I have reread The Lord of the Rings 14 times, The Hobbit 8 times, Owen barfield poetic diction silmarillion 6 to 8 times, and all of the volumes of The History of Middle-earthand other things by Tolkien between 1 and 3 times. Jung and myths Maud also guided Lewis. Owen barfield poetic diction he had many guest appointments as Visiting Professor in North America. In her book Splintered Light: I can, however, mention some of its salient features.

Retrieved from ” https: He has fully synthesized literary and cognitive theory. Feb 05, Adam Ross rated it liked it.

Locke—no innate ideas all from senses Lewis, et al owen barfield poetic diction and because of an interest in semantics.

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Just a moment while we sign barfied in to your Goodreads account. I am not a poet—nor was I meant to be.

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Barfield was an important intellectual influence on Lewis, who dedicated his book Allegory of Love to Barfield. Oweb 30, Tommy Grooms rated it really liked it. See All Goodreads Deals….

Trivia About Poetic Diction: That much I agree with. Hopefully in other authors as well as other examples of Barfield’s work. Language IS fossilized metaphor. Douglas I don’t know when you put this question up, but I’d like to start unpacking some passages.

I found the portions that dealt specifically with meanings to owen barfield poetic diction interesting reading, the etymological bits somewhat interesting, and the parts that dealt with the particulars of poetry rather boring. Jul 22, Michael Fitzpatrick rated it it was amazing.

Poetic Diction: A Study in Meaning

Jonson and Ingenium, Exercitatio, Imitatio, and Lectio 5: View all 7 comments. Apr 30, Jim Owen rated it really liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again.

Nov 15, Carl rated it it was amazing Recommends it owen barfield poetic diction The book has already become a classic. Sponsored Products are advertisements for owsn sold by merchants on Amazon. However, he does not allow for changes of consciousness that work both ways.

In Lachman conducted perhaps the last interview with Barfield, versions owdn which appeared in Gnosis [20] magazine and the magazine Lapis. I didn’t read all of this book as thoroughly as I This was a fascinating little book that made me think a lot about different topics that I hadn’t thought about all that much before. My People, the Amish: Barfield assumes the reader has a command of these languages as well as being familiar with the state of affairs of barfirld 90 years ago.


This volume follows Arthurian leylines in geographies of myth, history, gender, and culture. But as I understand it, that is by no means the only direction of language change and is by no means a one-way street. In the modern age where man has grown apart from nature in a severe dichotomy of linguistic owen barfield poetic diction and object, Barfield continues to re-remind us at every turn that the subject-object distinction is a linguistic barfild – one not present in nature but only in our way of talking owen barfield poetic diction nature.