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Mimesis : the Representation of Reality in Western Literature (New in Paperback).

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Main Author: Auerbach, Erich.
Published: Princeton University Press, 2013.
Online Access: Connect to eBook (Available to people from CARLI member institutions.)
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Physical Description: 1 online resource
ISBN: 1299840647 (ebk)
9781299840645 (ebk)
Summary: 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.

More Details for: Mimesis : the Representation of Reality