Poetics / Edition 1

Poetics / Edition 1

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by Aristotle, Richard Janko, Richard Janko
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0872200337

ISBN-13: 9780872200333

Pub. Date: 11/01/1987

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.

Among the most influential books in Western civilization, the Poetics is really a treatise on fine art. It offers seminal ideas on the nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more, including such concepts as catharsis, the tragic flaw, unities of time and place and other rules of drama. This inexpensive edition enables readers to enjoy the critical insights of

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Among the most influential books in Western civilization, the Poetics is really a treatise on fine art. It offers seminal ideas on the nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more, including such concepts as catharsis, the tragic flaw, unities of time and place and other rules of drama. This inexpensive edition enables readers to enjoy the critical insights of one humanity's greatest minds laying the foundations for thought about the arts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872200333
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/1987
Series:
Classics Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
235
Sales rank:
467,275
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Malcolm Heath

Introduction
1. Human culture, poetry and the Poetics
2. Imitation
3. Aristotle's history of poetry
4. The analysis of tragedy
5. Plot: the basics
6. Reversal and recognition
7. The best kinds of tragic plot
8. The pleasures of tragedy
9. The other parts of tragedy
10. Tragedy: miscellaneous aspects
11. Epic
12. Comedy
13. Further reading
14. Reference conventions
Notes to the Introduction
Synopsis of the Poetics

POETICS

Notes to the translation

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