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European literature and the Latin Middle Ages

Ernst Robert Curtius

European literature and the Latin Middle Ages

by Ernst Robert Curtius

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Published by Pantheon Books in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature -- Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated fromthe German by Willard R. Trask.
    SeriesBollingen series -- 36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 662 p.
    Number of Pages662
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22902346M
    LC Control Number52010519

      The result is nothing less than a masterful synthesis of European literature from Homer to Goethe. European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a monumental work of literary scholarship. In a new introduction, Colin Burrow provides critical insights into Curtius's life and ideas and highlights the distinctive importance of this wonderful book/5(). European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages by Ernst Robert Curtius is the most challenging and the most illuminating work of literary history I have ever is the product of a lifetime of scholarship, deep and broad reading in Greek, Latin and Romance Languages literary works.

    Published just after the Second World War, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a sweeping exploration of the remarkable continuity of European literature across time and place, from the classical era up to the early nineteenth century, and from the Italian peninsula to the British Isles. In what T. S. Eliot called a "magnificent" book, Ernst Robert Curtius establishes /5(6). EXCURSUSES and Proven~al, Celtic and Tuscan, Middle High German and Spanish, with medieval Latin to boot-was possible only to the smallest minority. Wide reading in many languages-such as W. P. Ker 3 about , and in our day Samuel Singer, were able to make so fruitful-will always be attainable only by a few especially gifted by:

    European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages. With a New introduction by Colin Burrow ed. Princeton University Press, The books of the Bible are in part in poetical form-for example, the Pentateuch and the Apocalypse. Poetry may therefore beCited by: Ernst Robert Curtius (/ˈkʊərtsiʊs/; Ap – Ap ) was a German literary scholar, philologist, and Romance language literary critic, best known for his study Europäische Literatur und Lateinisches Mittelalter, translated in English as .


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Published just after the Second World War, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a sweeping exploration of the remarkable continuity of European literature across time and place, from the classical era up to the early nineteenth century, and from the Italian peninsula to the British Isles.

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The result is nothing less than a masterful synthesis of European literature from Homer to Goethe. European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a monumental work of literary scholarship.

In a new introduction, Colin Burrow provides critical insights into Curtius's life and ideas and highlights the distinctive importance of this wonderful book. European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages. In this "magnificant book" (T.S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (), one of the foremost literary scholars of this century, examines the continuity of European literature from Homer to Goethe, with Reviews: 1.

European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages Book Description: Published just after the Second World War, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a sweeping exploration of the remarkable continuity of European literature across time and place, from the classical era up to the early nineteenth century, and from the Italian peninsula to the British Isles.

OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Europäsche Literatur and lateinisches Mittelalter. Description: xv, pages 24 cm.

Contents: 1: 1: EUROPEAN LITERATURE THE LATIN MIDDLE AGES: Dante and the antique poets --Antique and modern worlds --The Middle Ages --The Latin Middle Ages --Romania LITERATURE AND EDUCATION: The liberal arts --The concept of the Artes in the Middle Ages.

In this "magnificant book" (T.S. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (), 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.

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtius, Ernst Robert, European literature and the Latin Middle Ages.

Get this from a library. European literature and the Latin Middle Ages. [Ernst Robert Curtius]. Reprint, with new epilogue, of the ed. published by Pantheon Books, New York,which was issued as no. 36 of the Bollingen series. Description: xv, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: 1. European literature The Latin Middle Ages Literature and education Rhetoric Topics The goddess Natura Metaphorics European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a monumental work of literary scholarship.

In a new introduction, Colin Burrow provides critical insights into Curtius’s life and ideas and highlights the distinctive importance of this wonderful book. Published just after the Second World War, European Literature and the Latin Middle Ages is a sweeping exploration of the remarkable continuity of European literature across time and place, from the classical era up to the early nineteenth century, and from the Italian peninsula to the British Isles.

In what T. Eliot called a "magnificent" book, Ernst Robert Curtius establishes. In this "magnificent book" (T. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (), 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. In this magnificent book (T. Eliot), Ernst Robert Curtius (), 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.

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