Erich Auerbach

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1892 – 1957

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Who was Erich Auerbach?

Erich Auerbach was a philologist and comparative scholar and critic of literature. His best-known work is Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature, a history of representation in Western literature from ancient to modern times and frequently cited as a classic in the study of realism in literature.

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Born
Nov 9, 1892
German Empire
Also known as
  • Ауэрбах, Эрих
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Germans
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Employment
  • Yale University
  • Pennsylvania State University
Lived in
  • Berlin
Died
Oct 13, 1957
Wallingford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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