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Mimesis : the representation of reality in Western literature

Author: Erich Auerbach
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©1953.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Auerbach, Erich, 1892-1957.
Mimesis.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1953
(OCoLC)568663077
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erich Auerbach
ISBN: 0691012695 9780691012698 0691060789 9780691060781
OCLC Number: 193087
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 563 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Odysseus' scar --
2. Fortunata --
3. The arrest of Peter Valvomeres --
4. Sicharius and Chramnesindus --
5. Roland against Ganelon --
6. The knight sets forth --
7. Adam and Eve --
8. Farinata and Cavalcante --
9. Frate Alberto --
10. Madame Du Chastel --
11. The world in Pantagruel's mouth --
12. L'Humaine condition --
13. The weary prince --
14. The enchanted Dulcinea --
15. The Faux Devot --
16. The interrupted supper --
17. Miller the musician --
18. In the Hotel de la Mole --
19. Germinie Lacerteux --
20. The brown stocking.
Other Titles: Mimesis.
Responsibility: by Erich Auerbach ; translated from the German by Willard R. Trask.

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