The Poetics

The Poetics

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by Ingram Aristotle
     
 

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In the tenth book of the Republic, when Plato has completed his final burning denunciation of Poetry, the false Siren who makes us feed the things we ought to starve and serve the things we ought to rule, he ends with a touch of compunction: 'We will give her champions, not poets themselves but poet-lovers, an opportunity to make her defence in plain prose and…  See more details below

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In the tenth book of the Republic, when Plato has completed his final burning denunciation of Poetry, the false Siren who makes us feed the things we ought to starve and serve the things we ought to rule, he ends with a touch of compunction: 'We will give her champions, not poets themselves but poet-lovers, an opportunity to make her defence in plain prose and show that she is not only sweet--as we well know--but also helpful to society and the life of man, and we will listen in a kindly spirit.

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ISBN-13:
9781500516253
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2014
Pages:
50
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)

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