Mimesis: the representation of reality in Western literature

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Gallimard, 1957 - Literary Criticism - 498 pages
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User Review  - Barry - Goodreads

Reading and thinking about Ranciere's Aisthesis has led me to return to Auerbach's Mimesis, which I read many years ago, and this reaffirms my intuition that Mimesis is still the pinnacle of literary criticism/history/theory/whatever you want to call it. Read full review

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Odysseus Scar
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The Arrest of Peter Valvomeres
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