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European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages: (With a New Epilogue by Peter Godman) (Bollingen Series)

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In this "magnificent book" (T. S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886-1956), one of the foremost literary scholars of this century, examines the continuity of European literature from Homer to Goethe, with particular emphasis on the Latin Middle Ages. In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman analyzes the intellectual and political context and character of Curtius's ideas.

Synopsis:

In this "magnificent book" (T. S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886-1956), one of the foremost literary scholars of this century, examines the continuity of European literature from Homer to Goethe, with particular emphasis on the Latin Middle Ages. In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman analyzes the intellectual and political context and character of Curtius's ideas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780691018997
Translator:
Godman, Peter
Translator:
Trask, Willard R.
Translator:
Godman, Peter
Author:
Trask, Willard
Author:
Curtius, Ernst Robert
Author:
Trask, Willard R.
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Location:
Princeton, N.J. :
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
History, criticism and surveys
Subject:
History and criticism
Subject:
Literature, medieval
Subject:
European - General
Subject:
Latin literature, medieval and modern
Subject:
Literature -- Philosophy.
Subject:
European
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Comparative Literature
Subject:
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Pbk General
Series:
Bollingen Series (General)
Series Volume:
36
Publication Date:
February 1991
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
736
Dimensions:
8.60x5.56x1.91 in. 1.88 lbs.

Related Subjects

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"Synopsis" by , In this "magnificent book" (T. S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (1886-1956), one of the foremost literary scholars of this century, examines the continuity of European literature from Homer to Goethe, with particular emphasis on the Latin Middle Ages. In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman analyzes the intellectual and political context and character of Curtius's ideas.
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