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Published by St. Augustine"s Press in South Bend, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Aesthetics -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesOn poetics
    Statementtranslated by Seth Benardete and Michael Davis with an introduction by Michael Davis.
    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    ContributionsBenardete, Seth., Davis, Michael, 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1040 .A513 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 105 p. ;
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3939241M
    ISBN 101587310252, 1587310260
    LC Control Number2001005879

      Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers /5(58). From the Poetics by Aristotle devoted to literary criticism, only the first part – mainly dedicated to the tragedy – was forgotten by commentators, it nevertheless had a great influence, since Aristotle’s Poetics has given birth to three concepts crucial for psychology, social sciences, and philosophy of art: mimesis, catharsis and unity of action.

    The plot of a story, as the term is used in the Poetics, is not the sequence of events so much as the logical relationships that exist between events. For Aristotle, the tighter the logical relationships between events, the better the plot. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Aristotle. Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article.. Aristotle: Aristotelis Politica (in Greek, with notes in Latin; Leipzig: B. G. Teubner, ), contrib. by Franz Susemihl and Otto Immisch (page images at HathiTrust) Aristotle: Aristotle Dictionary (New York: Philosophical Library, c), ed. by .

    'What is poetry, how many kinds of it are there, and what are their specific effects?'Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written. A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, from it stems much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction. For Aristotle, the art of. Aristotle’s Poetics from the 4th century B.C. aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry. But it still applies today. It is especially popular with screenwriters as seen in many script gurus’ how-to books.


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Malcolm Heath's introduction fills almost half the book but he Aristotle On poetics book captures the essence of Poetics/5(40). Aristotle's Poetics is the most influential book on poetry ever written.

A founding text of European aesthetics and literary criticism, it has shaped much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction/5(11). The book is quite short, and Aristotle illuminates his points with clear examples, making the Poetics perfectly readable, the better to impress people at parties when you say, "Of course, as Aristotle says "/5(85).

As the shortest book I've got on my literature student bookshelf, this Dover Thrift Edition Poetics is the cheapest, and most flimsy, but completely worthwhile book. There's no introduction to the book, just a note about when it was written (circa BC) and about Aristotle himself, taking up less than a page/5().

Poetics is the earliest known work of literary criticism. This copy was laid out in lecture note form. Aristotle gives his views on tragedy, the plot, the characters and the content, and then it is compared to epic poetry.

Content wise, I think this book is great, but it was just so very boring!/5. Summary: Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest-surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry".

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Buy Books and CD-ROMs: Help: Poetics By Aristotle Written B.C.E Translated by S. Butcher. Poetics has been divided into the following sections: Section 1 [44k] Section 2 [41k] Section 3 [44k] Download: A 80k text-only version is available for download.

Aristotle proposes to study poetry by analyzing its constitutive parts and then drawing general conclusions. The portion of the Poetics that survives discusses mainly tragedy and epic poetry.

We know that Aristotle also wrote a treatise on comedy that has been lost. Title: Aristotle's Poetics Author: Aristotle, Edmund Spenser Bouchier Created Date: 9/10/ PM.

Aristotle seems to be proceeding with the assumption that the same is true for poetry: its growth and development has been guided by unchanging, natural laws, and the Poetics seeks to uncover these laws. The results are mixed. In some cases, what Aristotle says seems quite right, while in others his conclusions seem very limiting.

In this book Aristotle lays out almost all of his major ideas about the purpose of politics, the virtue of citizens, the varieties of regimes and the nature of justice. Aristotle discusses at length a seemingly very technical question of what the true definition of a citizen ought to be.

Poetics by Aristotle in DOC, FB2, FB3 download e-book. Aristotle was born at Stagira, in the dominion of the kings of Macedonia, in BC%(). In the Poetics, his near-contemporary account of classical Greek tragedy, Aristotle examine the dramatic elements of plot, character, language and spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience, and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process.

Aristotle's Poetics Hardcover – August 8, by Aristotle (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings/5(2). Aristotle's Poetics is one of the most powerful, perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history. A penetrating, near-contemporary account of Greek tragedy, it demonstrates how the elements of plot, character and spectacle combine to produce 'pity and fear' - and why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process.

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This paper provides an overview and commentary of Aristotle's theory of poetry, of drama, and of narrative structure, as presented the : José Angel García Landa.

In this, the fullest, sustained interpretation of Aristotle's Poetics available in English, Stephen Halliwell demonstrates that the Poetics, despite its laconic brevity, is a coherent statement of a challenging theory of poetic art, and it hints towards a theory of mimetic art in general.

Assessing this theory against the background of earlier Greek views on poetry and art, particularly Plato. Aristotle certainly knew the passage, and it looks as if his treatise on poetry was an answer to Plato's ated by Ingram Bywater, with a preface by Gilbert Murray.

Book Excerpt e of being an old word which is accepted and re-interpreted by Aristotle rather than a word freely chosen by him to denote the exact phenomenon he wishes /5(2).By: Aristotle ( BC) Aristotle’s Poetics from the 4th century B.C.

aims to give a short study of storytelling. It discusses things like unity of plot, reversal of situation, and character in the context of Greek tragedy, comedy and epic poetry.Aristotle moves on to elements relating to the humans represented in tragedy, thought and character.

Character includes all qualities we associate with individuals represented in the play; the meaning of thought is more elusive, but it seems to indicate the processes of reasoning that lead characters to behave as they do.