Top edge slightly duststained, otherwise Very Good in slightly browned and chipped dustwrapper. Cloth, 8vo, 24 cm, xxiv, 347 pp. From the blurb: "In this book scholars from some thirty countries discuss the uses of the past in literary and linguistic study. Here Arthurians, Hispanists, Slavonic specialists, medievalists, and critics of the modern and recent modern. Explore the relations between literary history and literary criticism, and in doing so testify to the varieties of imaginative and linguistic experience. An especially interesting group of papers records the discussion of scholars from China and Japan, Pakistan and India on the unique problems in developing critical standards in societies which at this moment in history are old and new at the same time. Among the contributors are Gay W. Allen, Roger M. Asselineau, Albert C. Baugh, Vittore Branca, Germaine Brée, Paul Böckmann, Douglas Bush, David Y. Cheti, R. N. Dandekar, Jean Frappier, Altaf Gauher, Krishna Kripalani, Milan Markovitch, Antonio Rodriguez Moniño, Tauno F. Mustanoja, Mario Praz, Jaroslav Prüsek, Abluiais Siddiqi, B. O. Unbegaun, Eugène Vinaver, Bernard Weinberg, René Wellek, and Kenichi Yoshida."
Andor Braun (Design) Very Good. No Jacket. Foreign Language Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 347 pp. Text in English, French, German, and Italian. Solidly bound copy with moderate external wear, crisp pages and clean text. No dj.
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