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Mimesis

The Representation of Reality in Western Literature

by Auerbach, Erich

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Reality in literature,
  • Literature,
  • Social Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Sociology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • General,
  • British Literature,
  • Comparative Literature,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Theory,
  • Religion,
  • History and criticism,
  • Mimesis in literature

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWillard R. Trask (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages616
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758587M
    ISBN 10069111336X
    ISBN 109780691113364


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Mimesis is certainly one of the half dozen most important literary-critical works of the twentieth century."--Fredric R.

Jameson "Written in exile, from what Auerbach called with grave irony his 'incomparable historical vantage point,'Mimesis is a magnificent achievement. For me, as for many others, this hugely ambitious, wise account of the /5(16).

Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature This tightly-packed volume ( pages in my paperback edition) is a comprehensive survey of the landmarks in Western fiction, from Virgil’s the Odyssey to Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse. As Auerbach himself admits towards the end of his book he has had to be severely Cited by: Fleeing the Nazis inthe noted German philologist and scholar of comparative literature and criticism Erick Auerbach settled in Istanbul where, without access to his extensive library, he wrote Mimesis The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, a prime example of what subsequent scholars have come to call is an amazing book, as fascinating as /5.

Mimesis is certainly one of the half dozen most important literary-critical works of the twentieth century."--Fredric R. Jameson "Written in exile, from what Auerbach called with grave irony his 'incomparable historical vantage point, ' Mimesis is a magnificent achievement/5(3K).