Poetics by Aristotle

Poetics by Aristotle

by Aristotle
     
 
Aristotle's Poetics (Greek: ?e?? p???t????, c. 335 BCE) is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes drama�comedy, tragedy, and the satyr play�as well as

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Aristotle's Poetics (Greek: ?e?? p???t????, c. 335 BCE) is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes drama�comedy, tragedy, and the satyr play�as well as lyric poetry, epic poetry, and the dithyramb-A song sung to praise Dionysus, the God of wine and fertility).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940149473182
Publisher:
Consumer Oriented Ebooks Publisher
Publication date:
06/06/2014
Series:
Aristotle Books , #17
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
178 KB

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