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ERIC Number: ED022786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1954
Pages: 285
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The Barbarian within and Other Fugitive Essays and Studies.
Ong, Walter J.
The fifteen essays collected here are grouped under three sections, each dealing with a different, but related theme. The first section, exploring the relationship of literature to the human being, includes "The Jinnee in the Well Wrought Urn,""A Dialectic of Aural and Objective Correlatives,""Metaphor and the Twinned Vision," and"Voice as Summons for Belief--Literature, Faith, and the Divided Self," as well as "System, Space, and Intellect in Renaissance Symbolism,""Wit and Mystery--A Revaluation in Medieval Latin Hymnody," and "The Myth of Myth--Dialogue with the Unspoken." The role of education as a central communication process is discussed in the next section which includes "Educationists and the Tradition of Learning,""Grammar in the Twentieth Century,""The Vernacular Matrix of the New Criticism,""Latin and the Social Fabric," and "Wired for Sound--Teaching, Communications, and Technological Culture." The final section treats the theme of isolation of the self and includes "Personalism and the Wilderness,""St. Ignatius' Prison-Cage and the Existentialist Situation," and "The Barbarian Within--Outsiders Inside Society Today." (BN)
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