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Figural Realism: Studies in the Mimesis Effect Hardcover – December 14, 1998

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"[White] is a master of critical and provocative thought... Figural Realism... deserves to be read by historians in search of rejuvenating a sense of theoretical enlightenment." -- Johan W. N. Tempelhoff, H-Ideas, H-Net Reviews

"A collection of essays by one who has arguably changed the course of historiography in the past twenty years... Any serious historian will need to engage the issues and answers that White raises." -- Fred W. Burnett, Religious Studies Review

"[A] fascinating meditation on modernism or, more accurately, the effects of modernism... In this book, White confirms that he remains an active and important thinker." -- David W. Price, Southern Humanities Review

"White lays out his arguments with a clarity and rigor that few can match." -- Choice


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 224 pages
  • Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1st edition (December 14, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801859972
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801859977
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.6 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,036,584 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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