European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages: (With a new epilogue by Peter Godman) / Edition 1

European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages: (With a new epilogue by Peter Godman) / Edition 1

by Ernst Robert Curtius
     
 

ISBN-10: 0691018995

ISBN-13: 9780691018997

Pub. Date: 02/01/1991

Publisher: Princeton University Press

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 In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman analyzes the intellectual and

Overview

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 In an extensive new epilogue, drawing on hitherto unpublished material, Peter Godman analyzes the intellectual and political context and character of Curtius's ideas.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-13:
9780691018997
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
02/01/1991
Series:
Bollingen Series (General) Series , #36
Edition description:
Updated edition with a New Epilogue
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.91(d)

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