Said and the Mythmaking of Auerbach's Mimesis

  • Hyeryung Hwang
  • Published 2017


In her article "Said and the Mythmaking of Auerbach's Mimesis" Hyeryung Hwang revisits critical debates on Edward W. Said's unwitting participation in the mythmaking of Erich Auerbach's Mimesis and analyzes the degree to which critical discourses overlook what Said actually wanted to revive, namely the spirit of philological methodology. Hwang argues that… (More)