Erich Auerbach Quote

The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful life that men are differentiated into full individuality.


Mimesis: The Representation of Reality in Western Literature (ed. Princeton University Press, 2013) - ISBN: 9781400847952

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The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful...

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The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful...

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The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful...

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The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful...