Recollections of My Youth

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Sprache - Englisch

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "Recollections of My Youth" by Ernest Renan. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

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Ernest Renan (1823–1892), a seminal figure in the fields of history, philology, and religious studies, was a French expert whose interdisciplinary work revolutionized the scholarly approach to understanding ancient civilizations, comparative religion, and linguistic evolution. Best known for his controversial treatise 'Life of Jesus' ('Vie de Jésus'), which presented a humanistic view of Jesus Christ and effectively launched the modern era of critical Jesus studies, Renan's erudition extended far beyond this seminal work. His memoir 'Recollections of My Youth' ('Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse') recalls his intellectual development and provides insightful anecdotes that illuminate his passionate, though often irreverent, search for truth. Renan's prose is marked by its eloquence and its ability to bring to life the intellectual ferment of 19th-century Europe. Academically, Renan's legacy is found in his meticulous philological work, helping to differentiate between Semitic languages and providing crucial insights into cultural-historical development. Additionally, his writings on nationalism, particularly his essay 'What is a Nation?', have been influential in shaping modern understanding of national identity. His scholarly contributions remain a subject of study and debate, testifying to the enduring significance of his intellectual heritage.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 209 Seiten

Größe: 492,8 KB

ISBN: 8596547244110