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Aristotle's Theory Of Poetry And Fine Art: With A Critical Text And Translation Of The Poetics
by Aristotle
Binding: Hardcover, 460 pages
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Weight: 1.8 pound
Dimension: H: 0.75 x L: 9.2 x W: 0.5 inches
ISBN 10: 0548106398
ISBN 13: 9780548106396
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The present volume has grown out of certain chapters relating to the Poetics in the first edition of ' Some Aspects of the Greek Genius.' These chapters have been enlarged and partly re written; and further questions, not touched on in the earlier volume, and bearing on Aristotle's theory of tragedy, are here discussed. A text and a translation of the Poetics are prefixed to the Essays.It is just a hundred years' since a critical text of the Poetics has been published in Great Britain, Tyrwhitt's edition, which appeared at Oxford in 1794, was, indeed, the work of an admirable scholar; but since that time much light has been thrown on almost every page of this treatise. And yet even to day, after all the labours of German scholars, no editor can hope to produce a text which will not provoke dissent on the part of competent critics. For my own part, I find myself more frequently in agreement with William Christ on questions of reading, than with any previousAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org


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