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Published: 10 January 2013

160 Pages


ISBN: 9780199608362

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Anthony Kenny

Oxford World's Classics

  • A fluent new translation by our greatest living historian of philosophy of the most influential book on poetry ever written.
  • Aristotle's Poetics is here presented in a unique edition together with related extracts from Plato and more modern responses to Aristotle from Sir Philip Sidney, Shelley, and Dorothy L. Sayers.
  • Wide-ranging Introduction considers the philosophical underpinnings to Aristotle's literary criticism and the ideas about poetry, drama, and tragedy that have influenced writers and dramatists ever since, with reference to other art forms and modern writers.
  • Includes helpful notes, a glossary of key terms, and an index.

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