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Literary language & its public in late Latin antiquity and in the Middle Ages.

Author: Erich Auerbach
Publisher: [Princeton, N.J.] Princeton University Press [©1965]
Series: Bollingen series, 74.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracing the transformations of classical Latin rhetoric from late antiquity to the modern era, this book explores the concerns such as: the historical and social contexts in which writings were  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Erich Auerbach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Auerbach
ISBN: 0691097828 9780691097824
OCLC Number: 1160268
Notes: Translation of Literatursprache und Publikum in der lateinischen Spätantike und im Mittelalter.
Description: 405 pages 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword (1993)PrefaceIntroduction: Purpose and Method31Sermo Humilis25Excursus: Gloria Passionis672Latin Prose in the Early Middle Ages833Camilla, or, The Rebirth of the Sublime1814The Western Public and Its Language235Abbreviations341List of Works Cited343General Index373Index of Latin Words389Bibliography of the Writings of Erich Auerbach391Biographical Note407
Series Title: Bollingen series, 74.
Responsibility: Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim.

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