The Discarded Image: An Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Literature is non-fiction and the last book written by C. S. Lewis. Multilayered, it is on one level a work that deals with medieval cosmology and the Ptolemaic universe, the "model" of the world used by the medievals – "the medieval synthesis itself, the whole organization of their theology, science and history into a single, complex, harmonious mental model of the universe." The central themes of the book include the structure of the medieval universe, the nature of its inhabitants, the notion of a finite universe, ordered and...
|Author:||C. S. Lewis|
|Number of editions:||2|