Erich Auerbach — German Writer born on November 09, 1892, died on October 13, 1957

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... (wikipedia)

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.
To write history is so difficult that most historians are forced to make concessions to the technique of legende.

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