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Mimesis : the representation of reality in Western literature

Author: Erich Auerbach; Willard R Trask
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, 2013. ©2003
Series: Princeton classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Princeton classics editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957.
Mimesis.
Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, 2013
(DLC) 2013936719
(OCoLC)900722795
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Auerbach; Willard R Trask
ISBN: 9781400847952 1400847958
OCLC Number: 861528081
Notes: "Fiftieth-anniversary edition."
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 579 pages).
Contents: Introduction to the Fiftieth-Anniversary Edition ix 1.Odysseus' Scar 3 2.Fortunata 24 3.The Arrest of Peter Valvomeres 50 4.Sicharius and Chramnesindus 77 5.Roland Against Ganelon 96 6.The Knight Sets Forth 123 7.Adam and Eve 143 8.Farinata and Cavalcante 174 9.Frate Alberto 203 10.Madame Du Chastel 232 11.The World in Pantagruel's Mouth 262 12.L'Humaine Condition 285 13.The Weary Prince 312 14.The Enchanted Dulcinea 334 15.The Faux Devot 359 16.The Interrupted Supper 395 17.Miller the Musician 434 18.In the Hotel de la Mole 454 19.Germinie Lacerteux 493 20.The Brown Stocking 525 Epilogue 554 Appendix 559 Index 575
Series Title: Princeton classics.
Other Titles: Mimesis.
Responsibility: by Erich Auerbach ; translated from the German by Willard R. Trask ; with a new introduction by Edward W. Said.

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