Description - Literary Language and Its Public in Late Latin Antiquity and in the Middle Ages by Erich Auerbach
In this, his final book, Erich Auerbach writes, "My purpose is always to write history." Tracing the transformations of classical Latin rhetoric from late antiquity to the modern era, he explores major concerns raised in his Mimesis: the historical and social contexts in which writings were received, and issues of aesthetics, semantics, stylistics, and sociology that anticipate the concerns of the new historicism.
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(235mm x 152mm x mm)
Princeton University Press
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Author Biography - Erich Auerbach
Erich Auerbach (1892-1957) was Sterling Professor of Romance Philology at Yale University. His Mimesis is also available from Princeton University Press.