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Aristotle, XXIII: Poetics. On the Sublime. On Style (Loeb Classical Library)

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Stephen Halliwell Stephen Halliwell
W. Hamilton Fyfe W. Hamilton Fyfe
Donald Russell Donald Russell
Doreen Innes Doreen Innes
W. Rhys Roberts W. Rhys Roberts


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Loeb Classical Library (506 items)
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Description: This volume brings together the three most influential ancient Greek treatises on literature. Aristotle's Poetics contains his treatment of Greek tragedy: its history, nature, and conventions, with details on poetic diction. Stephen Halliwell makes this seminal work newly accessible with a reliable text and a translation that is both accurate and readable. His authoritative introduction traces the work's debt to earlier theorists (especially Plato), its distinctive argument, and the reasons behind its enduring relevance. The essay On the Sublime, usually attributed to "Longinus" (identity uncertain), was probably c ... (more)
Manufacturer: Harvard University Press
Release date: 12 October 1995
ISBN-10 : 0674995635 | ISBN-13: 9780674995635
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