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Mimesis The Representation of Reality in Western Literature - New and Expanded Edition

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ISBN-10: 0691160228

ISBN-13: 9780691160221

Edition: 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Erich Auerbach, Willard R. Trask, Edward W. Said

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More than half a century after its translation into English, Erich Auerbach's Mimesis remains a masterpiece of literary criticism. A brilliant display of erudition, wit, and wisdom, his exploration of how great European writers from Homer to Virginia Woolf depicted reality has taught generations how to read Western literature. This new expanded edition includes a substantial essay in introduction by Edward Said as well as an essay, never before translated into English, in which Auerbach responds to his critics.A German Jew, Auerbach was forced out of his professorship at the University of Marburg in 1935. He left for Turkey, where he taught at the state university in Istanbul. There he…    
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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 10/6/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 616
Size: 8.54" wide x 5.71" long x 1.59" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction to the Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition
Odysseus' Scar
The Arrest of Peter Valvomeres
Sicharius and Chramnesindus
Roland Against Ganelon
The Knight Sets Forth
Adam and Eve
Farinata and Cavalcante
Frate Alberto
Madame Du Chastel
The World in Pantagruel's Mouth
L'Humaine Condition
The Weary Prince
The Enchanted Dulcinea
The Faux D�vot
The Interrupted Supper
Miller the Musician
In the H�tel de la Mole
Germinie Lacerteux
The Brown Stocking