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Auerbach, Erich 1892-1957

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Works: 178 works in 1,068 publications in 7 languages and 15,407 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Translator, Creator, Author of introduction, Editor, Dedicatee, Honoree
Classifications: PN56.R3, 809
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Mimesis : the representation of reality in Western literature by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
81 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the Back Cover: One of the most significant works of literary criticism of this century, Erich Auerbach's MIMESIS undertakes a new and profound approach to major moments in Western literature. More than a work of literary criticism, this study is filled with insights into the Western imagination and Western culture itself, in its repeated attempts to master and control reality and experience. Auerbach's studies range from the beginnings of Western literary consciousness to the present. The significant moments of art and awareness he studies are in themselves keys to the meaning of Homer, Petronius, Gregory of Tours, The song of Roland, Chretien de Troyes, Dante, Boccaccio, Rabelais, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Cevantes, Moliere, Racine, the Abbe Prevost, Schiller, Stendhal, Edmond and Jules de Goncourt, Zola, Virginia Woolf, and others. Comprehensive as his survey is in scope, the studies themselves are closely focused, penetrating, and minute, and serve to show how the strategies of language and rhetoric are the ultimate ways in which the various images are distinguishable from each other in their grasp and representation of reality. The major revolutios in the sense and portrayal of reality are seen to reverberate deeply with significances relevant to transformations in our culture
Dante, poet of the secular world by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
26 editions published between 1961 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A precursor and companion to Erich Auerbach's majestic Mimesis, Dante: Poet of the Secular World is both a comprehensive introduction to the work of one of the greatest poets and a brilliantly provocative and stimulating essay in the history of ideas. Here Auerbach, acclaimed by writers and scholars as various as Terry Eagleton, Guy Davenport, and Alfred Kazin as one of the greatest critics of the twentieth century, argues paradoxically but powerfully that it is to Dante, supreme among Christian poets, that we owe the concept of the secular world. Dante's poetry, Auerbach shows, offers an extraordinary synthesis of the sensuous and the conceptual, and individual and the universal, that redefined notions of human character and fate and opened the way into modernity
Literary language & its public in late Latin antiquity and in the Middle Ages by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
37 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenes from the drama of European literature; six essays by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
23 editions published between 1959 and 1984 in 3 languages and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mimesis; dargestellte Wirklichkeit in der abendländischen Literatur by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
81 editions published between 1945 and 2001 in German and French and held by 809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Umschlagtext: Eine Geschichte des abendländischen Realismus als Ausdruck der Wandlungen in der Selbstanschauung des Menschen
Introduction to Romance languages and literature: Latin, French, Spanish, Provençal, Italian by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
6 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scenes from the drama of European literature by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1984 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mimésis : la représentation de la réalité dans la littérature occidentale by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
42 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in French and German and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction aux études de philologie romane by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
34 editions published between 1949 and 1965 in 3 languages and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studi su Dante by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
84 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La raccolta degli "Studi su Dante" contiene i saggi che Erich Auerbach ha scritto dal 1929 fino alla vigilia della morte. In questi scritti definisce l'importanza del concetto di "figura" nella cultura tardo-antica e ricostruisce il complesso rapporto tra struttura e poesia nella "Divina Commedia". L'autore giunge al risultato allargando l'indagine a tutta la civiltà cristiana e mostra come l'intelligenza di Paolo, Tertulliano, Agostino o Bernardo di Chiaravalle sia propedeutica e necessaria per una lettura "globale" del capolavoro dantesco
Gesammelte Aufsätze zur romanischen Philologie by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
15 editions published in 1967 in German and Undetermined and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Literatursprache und Publikum in der lateinischen Spätantike und im Mittelalter by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
15 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in German and English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dante als dichter der irdischen welt by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
21 editions published between 1929 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Main description: Der Kulturhistoriker Erich Auerbach (1892-1957) zählt zu den bedeutendsten Kulturwissenschaftlern und Romanisten des 20. Jahrhunderts. Wie viele andere bedeutende Gelehrte emigrierte er früh aus Deutschland, um der Verfolgung durch die Nationalsozialisten zu entgehen. Bereits 1929 erschien sein Buch zu Dante, das trotz des etwas komplizierten Titels einen runden Gesamtüberblick über das dichterische Schaffen des italienischen Nationaldichters gibt. Auerbach spürte in der Göttlichen Komödie, Dantes Hauptwerk, viele Realismen auf. Rückbezüge auf die Welt des Irdischen bleiben auch im Grauen der Hölle, in der Hoffnung des Fegefeuers und in der religiösen Ekstase des Paradieses deutlich. Dante schildert beispielsweise viele Zeitgenossen und ihre Sünden, die dann entsprechend gebüßt werden. Bei Auerbach wird das Universum Dantes eindrucksvoll lebendig
Time, history, and literature : selected essays of Erich Auerbach by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erich Auerbach (1892-1957), best known for his classic literary study Mimesis, is celebrated today as a founder of comparative literature, a forerunner of secular criticism, and a prophet of global literary studies. This book presents a selection of Auerbach's essays, many of which are little known outside the German-speaking world
Zur technik der Frührenaissancenovelle in Italien und Frankreich by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
18 editions published between 1921 and 1971 in German and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mimesis. Il realismo nella letteratura occidentale by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
47 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in Italian and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una storia del realismo letterario che abbraccia piú epoche, dagli antichi tempi biblici e omerici sino al Medioevo cristiano, al Rinascimento, al Sei e Settecento e, passando attraverso il realismo ottocentesco, fino agli scrittori del Novecento. Un capolavoro della critica letteraria in cui Auerbach si rivela ancora una volta uno scrittore impegnato sugli autori piú famosi e sulle opere principali della civiltà europea
Typologische Motive in der mittelalterlichen Literatur by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
12 editions published between 1953 and 1964 in German and Undetermined and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vier Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der französischen Bildung by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
6 editions published in 1951 in German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mimesis; la representación de la realidad en la literatura occidental by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
26 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduzione alla filologia romanza by Erich Auerbach ( Book )
39 editions published between 1963 and 2001 in Italian and German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Auerbach, E.
Auerbach, Erich
Auėrbach, Ėrich 1892-1957
Auerbah, Erih.
Auerubahha, E. 1892-1957
Oʼerbakh, Erikh 1892-1957
Ауэрбах, Эрих 1892-1957
אוארבך, אריך
אוארבך, אריך 1892־1957
アウエルバッハ, E
アウエルバッハ, エーリッヒ
アウエルバッハ, エーリヒ
Languages
German (201)
English (191)
Italian (177)
French (84)
Spanish (26)
Hebrew (5)
Portuguese (2)
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