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At home in the world: Czesław Miłosz and the ontology of space

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Space constitutes one of the main leitmotifs of Czesław Miłosz's work, both theoretical and poetic. Central in this respect is the notion of imagination as a faculty organizing space, the faculty which, from the times of the Scientific Revolution, has been subject to erosion, especially as far as the religious imagination is concerned. The abolition of the anthropocentric, hierarchical vision of space, threw human beings into a state of alienation, conceptual nowhere....

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HUMS
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Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages
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HUMS
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Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2015-10-17

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