Revelation of Imagination Hardback

From Homer and the Bible Through Virgil and Augustine

by William Franke;

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Revelation of Imagination

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In The Revelation of Imagination, William Franke attempts to focus on what is enduring and perennial rather than on what is accommodated to the agenda of the moment. Franke's book offers re-actualized readings of representative texts from the Bible, Homer, and Virgil to Augustine and Dante. The selections are linked together in such a way as to propose a general interpretation of knowledge. They emphasize, moreover, a way of articulating the connection of humanities knowledge with what may, in various senses, be called divine revelation. This includes the sort of inspiration to which poets since Homer have typically laid claim, as well as that proper to the biblical tradition of revealed religion. The Revelation of Imagination invigorates the ongoing discussion about the value of humanities as a source of enduring knowledge.

Revelation of Imagination by William Franke was published by Northwestern University Press in July 2015. The ISBN for Revelation of Imagination is 9780810131194.

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Details for Revelation of Imagination

Page last updated 14th October 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherNorthwestern University Press (July 2015)
Number of Pages392
Thickness23 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
Product Code4324382
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