With his remarkable range of vision, the author takes us on a voyage of discovery that leads from Eden to Fellini, from paradise to parody - plotting the various models of the imagination as: Hebraic, Greek, medieval, Romantic, existential and post-modern.

chapter 1|34 pages

The civilization of the image

part |2 pages

PART I Premodern Narratives

chapter 1|25 pages

The Hebraic Imagination

chapter |17 pages

The ‘Image of God’ debate

chapter 2|35 pages

The Hellenic Imagination

chapter 3|25 pages

The Medieval Imagination

chapter |6 pages

Appendix 2 Philoxenes of Mabboug

chapter |3 pages

Appendix 3 Maimonides

part |2 pages

PART II Modern Narratives

chapter 4|34 pages

The Transcendental Imagination

chapter 5|22 pages

The Existentialist Imagination I

chapter 6|31 pages

The Existentialist Imagination II—Sartre

part |2 pages

PART III Postmodern Narratives