The Representation of Reality in Western Literature
Said, Edward W.
||Trask, Willard R.|
|Series title:||Princeton Classics Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Princeton University Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |
More than half a century after its translation into English, Erich Auerbach's Mimesis remains a masterpiece of literary criticism. A brilliant display of erudition, wit, and wisdom, his exploration of how great European writers from Homer to Virginia Woolf depicted reality has taught generations how to read Western literature. This new expanded edition includes a substantial essay in introduction by Edward Said as well as an essay, never before translated into English, in which...