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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.

Synopsis:

A work of transcendent importance, both for the history of literary criticism and in its own right

Product Details

ISBN:
9780472061662
Translator:
Else, Gerald F.
Author:
Else, Gerald F.
Translator:
Else, Gerald
Author:
Aristotle
Author:
Else, Gerald
Publisher:
University of Michigan Press
Location:
Ann Arbor, Mich. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - Play/Scriptwriting
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Ancient - Greece
Subject:
Aesthetics
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Poetry -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
General Poetry
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Paper Text
Series:
Ann Arbor Paperbacks
Series Volume:
585
Publication Date:
19670731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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