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Poetics / Edition 1

Poetics / Edition 1

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by Aristotle
     
 

ISBN-10: 1585101877

ISBN-13: 9781585101870

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company, Incorporated

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

Overview

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:
9781585101870
Publisher:
Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Series:
Focus Philosophical Library
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Note on the Texts and Translation
Select Bibliography
Chronology of Aristotle
Outline of the Poetics from Plato's Republic, Books II, III, and X
Aristotle's Poetics from Sir Philip Sidney's Apology for Poetry from P. B. Shelley's Defence of Poetry from Dorothy L. Sayers's Aristotle on Detective Fiction
Explanatory Notes
Note on Metre
Glossary of Key Terms
Index

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