Kamarck, Edward (ed.) / Arts in society: confrontation between art and technology
Kilby, Clyde S.
[Editorial comment: the lost myth], pp. [unnumbered]-163 PDF (10.1 MB)
"hardbound, softbound, periodical and permanent." Gingrich was writing not from a religious view but simply on the assumption that the world has exploited sex and its new liberty to the point of license. Is it not possible that J. R. R. Tolkien has portrayed by story, image, symbol and mythic depth the sources of our often satirized or ignored, yet real, longings? The actuality of a past that is more I than the mere passage of time, a past in which there is lively meaning for I the present because meaning is a "given" which we could not escape if we tried. That history is not bunk and the Tao is still operative? That time is more than I the ticking of the clock? That things, yes P even atoms themselves, have "innards" I and that inwardness is both inescapable and positively desirable? That dignity is not absurd nor antiquity a thing either to be ignored or belittled? And, I perhaps best of all, that there is both a "eucatastrophe" and an "evangelium" at I the heart of the cosmos? 163 i 1. The Revolt of the Mosses, New York, I W. W. Norton & Company, 1932, pp. 47-48. 1 2. "The Man of the Future," The Nation, September 13, 1958, p. 128. 3. Lewis Mumford, "Dehumanized Nightmares," Time, May 1, 1951; Leonard Baskin, "The Necessity for the Image," Atlantic Monthly. April, 1961, p. 76; Mark Van Doren, "The Poetry of Our Day Expresses Our Doubt and the Time's Confusion," New York Herald Tribune Book Review, September 25, 1949, p. 9; Time, April 26, 1968, p. 68. 4. Fremont Rider, "The Scholar and the Future of the Research Library, New York, Hadham Press, 1944, p. 12. 5. "A Scientist Ponders Faith," Saturday Review, January 3, 1959, p. 9. 6. Lincoln Barnett, The University and Dr. Einstein, New York, The New American Library, p. 108. 7. "Vivisection," Boston, New England Anti-Vivisection Society, P. 7. I 8. Liberal Education, New York, Books, Inc., 1943, p. 19. 9. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1901, 1, 81-82. 10. "The Structure of The Lord of the Rings," 1965. 11. "Arnold Gingrich's Prediction: A Puritan Revolution in Literature," Chicago Doily News, December 1, 1962. U