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Aristotle 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 Composed In The First Century CE Its Subject Is The Appreciation Of Greatness The Sublime In Writing, With Analysis Of Illustrative Passages Ranging From Homer And Sappho To Plato In This Edition, Donald A Russell Has Revised And Newly Annotated The Text And Translation By W Hamilton Fyfe, And Supplied A New Introduction The Treatise On Style, Ascribed To An Again Unidentifiable Demetrius, Was Perhaps Composed During The Secod Century BCE It Is Notable Particularly For Its Theory And Analysis Of Four Distinct Styles Grand, Elegant, Plain, And Forceful Doreen Innes S Fresh Rendering Of The Work Is Based On The Earlier Loeb Translation By W Rhys Roberts Her New Introduction And Notes Represent The Latest Scholarship.

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  • Hardcover
  • 544 pages
  • Aristotle
  • Aristotle
  • English
  • 14 January 2017
  • 0674995635

10 thoughts on “Aristotle

  1. says:

    Well, it s not like Aristotle really needs a review, but here goes I ve read small bits of the Poetics before, when chasing footnotes ditto with On Style by Demetrius I d always meant to read them and Longinus cover to cover had put the book on my bedside table, where it sat for years and, of course, I now wish I d read this years ago I teach writing, and one of the things that has greatly amused me is that we still teach much of Aristotle, with very little change The man understood th Well, it s not like Aristotle really needs a review, but here goes I ve read small bits of the Poetics before, when chasing footnotes ditto with On Style by Demetrius I d always meant to read them and Longinus cover to cover had put the book on my bedside table, where it sat for years and, of course, I now wish I d read this years ago I teach writing, and one of the things that has greatly amused me is that we still teach ...

  2. says:

    Collection of three excellent texts on ancient literary theory and composition Although these works are quite technical and likely require basic familiarity with Greek in order to grasp certain elements thankfully this is presented on the opposite page , the texts give a...

  3. says:

    The grammar parts were awkward Also, there are some disjointed parts, but that could just be, I don t know, the fact that there is no original source for this but a bunch of manuscripts and translations Pretty great, overall Interesting, and, let s face it, the true base fo...

  4. says:

    As I ve already commented on the other two, I m sure, I ll just say that Demetrius book on style is surprisingly modern Sure few of us would draw the lines of language where he does, but the idea that that...

  5. says:

    Ironically, I find myself daunted at the task of putting into words not only how great, but how important this book is I m speaking primarily of Aristotle s Poetics and Longinus s On the Sublime So, I m going to leave it there as I m sure they would want it.Written when humans roamed the Earth.

  6. says:

    For me in practical terms, this book has been most important for Aristotle s concept of the tragic hero, so notably missing from the dialogues of Plato, and for Longinus relationship, in developing the concept of the sublime, to the much later work of Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant.

  7. says:

    I can t believe I ate the whole thing.

  8. says:

    Bow to Aristotle, clap for Longinus, shake hands with Demetrius.

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