December 7, 2006 1 Comment
Podcasts are bringing back old radio commentaries, a form once thought to be ephemeral.
In one of his not-so-ephemeral commentaries, Ciardi recommends a book called History in English Words by Owen Barfield. He said he couldn’t call it a review, because the book was out of print, but recommended the listener seek it in the library.
The book is no longer out of print, and I plan to get it, based on this fascinating non-review:
(Or download MP3.)
Update: In his comment, Stephen Carson recommends this book:
Studies in Words by C.S. Lewis
There’s also a description of the book on Wikipedia.