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European literature and the Latin Middle Ages; translated from the German by Willard R. Trask.

By: Curtius, Ernst Robert, 1886-1956.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Bollingen series: 36.Publisher: [New York] Pantheon Books [1953]Description: xv, 662 p. 24 cm.Subject(s): Latin literature, Medieval and modern -- History and criticism | Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism | Literature -- PhilosophyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: European literature and the Latin Middle Ages.; Online version:: European literature and the Latin Middle Ages.DDC classification: 879.09
Contents:
European literature -- The Latin Middle Ages -- Literature and education -- Rhetoric -- Topics -- The goddess Natura -- Metaphorics -- Poetry and rhetoric -- Heroes and rulers -- The ideal landscape -- Poetry and philosophy -- Poetry and theology -- The muses -- Classicism -- Mannerism -- The book as symbol -- Dante -- Epilogue -- Misunderstandings of antiquity in the Middle Ages ; Devotional formula and humility ; Grammatical and rhetorical technical terms as metaphors ; Jest and earnest in medieval literature ; Late antique literary studies ; Early Christian and medieval literary studies ; The mode of existence of the medieval poet ; The poet's divine frenzy ; Poetry as perpetuation ; Poetry as entertainment ; Poetry and scholasticism ; The poet's pride ; Brevity as an ideal of style ; Etymology as a category of thought ; Numerical composition ; Numerical apothegms ; Mention of the author's name in medieval literature ; The "chivalric system of the virtues" ; The ape as metaphor ; Spain's cultural "belatedness" ; God as Maker ; Theological art-theory in the Spanish literature of the seventeenth century ; Calderon's theory of art and the Artes liberales ; Montesquieu, Ovid, and Virgil ; Diderot and Horace -- The medieval bases of Western thought.
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"Bibliographical note": p. 599-600.

1. European literature -- 2. The Latin Middle Ages -- 3. Literature and education -- 4. Rhetoric -- 5. Topics -- 6. The goddess Natura -- 7. Metaphorics -- 8. Poetry and rhetoric -- 9. Heroes and rulers -- 10. The ideal landscape -- 11. Poetry and philosophy -- 12. Poetry and theology -- 13. The muses -- 14. Classicism -- 15. Mannerism -- 16. The book as symbol -- 17. Dante -- 18. Epilogue -- Excursuses: Misunderstandings of antiquity in the Middle Ages ; Devotional formula and humility ; Grammatical and rhetorical technical terms as metaphors ; Jest and earnest in medieval literature ; Late antique literary studies ; Early Christian and medieval literary studies ; The mode of existence of the medieval poet ; The poet's divine frenzy ; Poetry as perpetuation ; Poetry as entertainment ; Poetry and scholasticism ; The poet's pride ; Brevity as an ideal of style ; Etymology as a category of thought ; Numerical composition ; Numerical apothegms ; Mention of the author's name in medieval literature ; The "chivalric system of the virtues" ; The ape as metaphor ; Spain's cultural "belatedness" ; God as Maker ; Theological art-theory in the Spanish literature of the seventeenth century ; Calderon's theory of art and the Artes liberales ; Montesquieu, Ovid, and Virgil ; Diderot and Horace -- Appendix: The medieval bases of Western thought.

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