Romanticism Comes of Age (First soft cover edition)

By: BARFIELD, OWEN

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This book was first published in 1944. In 1966 it was rereleased in a new and augmented edition. This is the first soft cover edition and it is the "new and augmented" version. "When the velocity of progress increases beyond a certain point, it becomes indistinguishable from crisis." Owen Barfield from Night Operation Blue artistic cover with a white band across the top printed with author's name in blue. 254pp. Fine condition. A very nice copy. Barfield was born in London. He was educated at Highgate School and Wadham College, Oxford and in 1920 received a first class degree in English language and literature. After finishing his B. Litt., which became his third book Poetic Diction, he was a dedicated poet and author for over ten years. After 1934 his profession was as a solicitor in London, from which he retired in 1959 aged 60. Thereafter he had many guest appointments as Visiting Professor in North America. Barfield published numerous essays, books, and articles. His primary focus was on what he called the "evolution of consciousness," which is an idea which occurs frequently in his writings. He is best known as the author of Saving the Appearances: A Study in Idolatry and as a founding father of Anthroposophy in the English speaking world. - WikipediaShelley and Son Books specializes in C.S.Lewis, J.R.R.Tolkien & the Inklings

Title: Romanticism Comes of Age (First soft cover edition)

Author Name: BARFIELD, OWEN

Categories: Inklings,

Edition: First Soft Cover Edition

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1986

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 035355