Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Figura” as Want to Read:
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview


4.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Figura constituye un texto central para comprender una concepción del tiempo histórico, decisivo en la tradición cultural y literaria europea. En este ensayo, Auerbach no sólo reconstruye los múltiples sentidos que el término «figura» ofrece desde sus primeras apariciones y transformaciones en las obras más signifi-cativas de la literatura grecolatina, pagana y cristiana, ...more
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Figura, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Figura

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 39)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Sep 05, 2012 Sean rated it it was amazing
Now THAT'S how you read Dante!
Damesh Bridget
I think I have to reread it three times and even then will not understand it fully, but even reading it once tremendously helps to understand the figura and its evolution. Very interesting insight
May 22, 2016 Joel rated it it was amazing
I must have read this essay a hundred times already. I am obsessed with it. This must be Auerbach's best essay. He has captured me.
Ette marked it as to-read
Jul 01, 2016
Marbled Pages
Marbled Pages rated it it was amazing
Jun 11, 2016
Joan added it
May 21, 2016
Olga rated it it was amazing
Apr 08, 2016
Sam Lundberg
Sam Lundberg marked it as to-read
Mar 16, 2016
Tmassar003gmail.Com marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2016
Alexander Eichner
Alexander Eichner rated it really liked it
Feb 28, 2016
Joey Dhaumya
Joey Dhaumya marked it as to-read
Oct 27, 2015
Alejandro Perez
Alejandro Perez rated it it was amazing
Jun 17, 2015
Fernando rated it it was amazing
Jan 15, 2016
Gary rated it it was amazing
Dec 07, 2014
Niam added it
Feb 17, 2016
Anastasia rated it liked it
Sep 25, 2014
Gauche rated it it was amazing
Apr 28, 2014
Jordan Adams
Jordan Adams marked it as to-read
Feb 02, 2014
julia marked it as to-read
Dec 28, 2013
Rick Davis
Rick Davis marked it as to-read
Dec 03, 2013
Gina Sandulescu
Gina Sandulescu rated it liked it
Nov 09, 2013
Enric Blanco Piñol
Enric Blanco Piñol marked it as to-read
Oct 23, 2013
Loreto rated it it was amazing
Sep 25, 2013
Stevechong25 rated it really liked it
Sep 16, 2013
Iván Méndez González
Iván Méndez González rated it really liked it
Jul 05, 2013
DanielBoss marked it as to-read
Feb 12, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
German philologist Erich Auerbach served as professor of Romance philology at Marburg University (1929-35), taught at the Turkish State University in Istanbul (1936-47), and became professor of French and Romance philology at Yale University in 1950. He published several books and many papers on Dante, Medieval Latin literature, methods of historical criticism, and the influence of Christian symbo ...more
More about Erich Auerbach...

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »