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Poetics (Dover Thrift Editions)

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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 humanitys greatest minds laying the foundations for thought about the arts.

Synopsis:

Extraordinarily influential treatise on fine art contains seminal ideas on nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more. Catharsis, tragic flaw, unities of time and place, other concepts.

Synopsis:

Extraordinarily influential treatise on fine art contains seminal ideas on nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more. Catharsis, tragic flaw, unities of time and place, other concepts.

Synopsis:

In one of the most perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history, third century B.C. Greek philosopher Aristotle examines the literature of his time, describing the origins of poetry as an imitative art and drawing attention to the distinctions between comedy and tragedy. Aristotle helped establish the foundations of Western philosophy, and his influence is evident in philosophical thought today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486295770
Editor:
Butcher, S. H.
Author:
Butcher, S. H.
Author:
Aristotle
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Criticism *
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Poâesie
Subject:
Poâetique
Subject:
Esthâetique
Subject:
Tragâedie
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
OP-X-77
Publication Date:
19970331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.12 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by ,
Extraordinarily influential treatise on fine art contains seminal ideas on nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more. Catharsis, tragic flaw, unities of time and place, other concepts.
"Synopsis" by ,
Extraordinarily influential treatise on fine art contains seminal ideas on nature of drama, tragedy, poetry, music and more. Catharsis, tragic flaw, unities of time and place, other concepts.
"Synopsis" by , In one of the most perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history, third century B.C. Greek philosopher Aristotle examines the literature of his time, describing the origins of poetry as an imitative art and drawing attention to the distinctions between comedy and tragedy. Aristotle helped establish the foundations of Western philosophy, and his influence is evident in philosophical thought today.
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