Re: [mythsoc] Owen Barfield in the media
- View SourceAt 07:19 AM 4/17/2005 -0400, Carl F. Hostetter wrote:
>Mm, no, I rather think Mr. Sullivan is calling anyone who would writeSullivan didn't limit himself to quoting that part. I think the name-drops
of intended conversational familiarity with the philosophies of Barfield
and Arendt is part of the effect that Sullivan is pointing at.
I don't say Sullivan's reaction is wrong. I can discuss Barfield myself,
but I would have to be feeling mighty puffed to write something like what
he quoted. I doubt the actual conversation was as ethereal as depicted,
and probably consisted just of passing references.
- David Bratman