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Schwab, Raymond; Translated From The French By Gene Patterson-Black And Victor Reinking; With A Foreword By Edward W. Said Listings

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1 Schwab, Raymond; translated from the French by Gene Patterson-Black and Victor Reinking; with a Foreword by Edward W. Said The Oriental Renaissance: Europe's Rediscovery of India and the East, 1680-1880
New York Columbia University Press 1984 0231041381 / 9780231041386 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Ex-library. Usual library stamps and markings. A couple of ink marks to top page edges. Dustjacket in plastic cover taped to boards with small pieces of adhesive tape. ; xxiv, [2], 542 pages. Page dimensions: 232 x 151mm. "For so long merely Mediterranean, humanism began to be global when the scientific reading of Avestan and Sanskrit scripts unlocked innumerable unsuspected scriptures." - quote from Schwab on dust wrapper blurb. Schwab's study was originally published in the French language in 1950. This English translation is copyrighted 1984. Selected chapter titles: There is an Oriental Renaissance; Establishing the Text; Europe learns Sanskrit; The Progress of Oriental Studies; Repercussions in Literature; Founders and Intermediaries; India and the Blossoming of Lamartine; Vigny Tempted by India; From Historical Poetry to Poetical History; An External Orient: Exoticism; The India of Schopenhauer; The Iran of Nietzsche; The Buddhism of Wagner; Russian Orientalism and Nonviolence; The Dialogue Between Creedson the Question of the Soul; An Age of Relativism; The Orient, the Supreme Romanticism. ; 8vo 
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2 Schwab, Raymond; translated from the French by Gene Patterson-Black and Victor Reinking; with a Foreword by Edward W. Said The Oriental Renaissance: Europe's Rediscovery of India and the East, 1680-1880
New York Columbia University Press 1984 0231041381 / 9780231041386 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Ex-library. Some library stamps and markings, including library card pocket at rear. Condition nevertheless very good, not a widely circulated copy. Rubber stamps of Carol Joseloff Taub Memorial Library, St. John's School. Also with "Withdrawn" rubber stamps.; xxiv, [2], 542 pages. Page dimensions: 232 x 151mm. "For so long merely Mediterranean, humanism began to be global when the scientific reading of Avestan and Sanskrit scripts unlocked innumerable unsuspected scriptures." - quote from Schwab on dust wrapper blurb. Schwab's study was originally published in the French language in 1950. This English translation is copyrighted 1984. Selected chapter titles: There is an Oriental Renaissance; Establishing the Text; Europe learns Sanskrit; The Progress of Oriental Studies; Repercussions in Literature; Founders and Intermediaries; India and the Blossoming of Lamartine; Vigny Tempted by India; From Historical Poetry to Poetical History; An External Orient: Exoticism; The India of Schopenhauer; The Iran of Nietzsche; The Buddhism of Wagner; Russian Orientalism and Nonviolence; The Dialogue Between Creedson the Question of the Soul; An Age of Relativism; The Orient, the Supreme Romanticism. ; 8vo 
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