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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 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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: German
Born: November 9, 1892
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Die: 10-13, 1957
Occupation: Writer
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Erich Auerbach (November 9, 1892 – October 13, 1957) was a German 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)