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Aristotle's Poetics: Translated and with a commentary by by Aristotle

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This article combines an entire translation of Aristotle's "poetics" with a working statement, published on dealing with pages, to maintain the reader in non-stop touch with the linguistic and significant subtleties of the unique whereas highlighting the most important concerns for college students of literature and literary concept. the quantity comprises essays through George Whalley that define his technique and function. He identifies a deep congruence among Aristotle's realizing of mimesis and Samuel Taylor Coleridge's view of mind's eye

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Russell and M. Winterbottom xxxiv 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Preface (Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1972); and Hippocrates G. Apostle, Elizabeth A. Dobbs, and Morris A. , Aristotle's Poetics (Grinnell, Iowa: The Peripatetic Press, 1990). , Aristotle: Poetics I, with the Tractatus Coslinianus, a Hypothetical Reconstruction of Poetics II, and the Fragments of the On Poets (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 1987). J. " The square brackets are Hutton's. R. Rees, "Pathos in the Poetics of Aristotle," Greece and Rome 19 (1972): 11.

Jonathan Lear, "Katharsis," in Rorty, 333-4. Other essays in Rorty that appeal to "imagination" at important moments in the discussion include Dorothea Frede, "Necessity, Chance, and 'What Happens for the Most Part' in Aristotle's Poetics," 210-11; Halliwell, "Pleasure, Understanding, and Emotion in Aristotle's Poetics," 242, 250, 253-4; and Alexander Nehamas, "Pity and Fear in the Rhetoric George Whalley on the Poetics 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 xxxv and the Poetics," 302-3. Deborah H.

Though it could be more aware of important allies, Walton's book is a lively and valuable contribution to the topic. On Translating Aristotle's Poetics This page intentionally left blank On Translating Aristotle's Poetics The obvious question is - why again? J. Potts, George Grube, Gerald Else. I admire three or four of these, and decry none of them. While the study of English literature has - in part at least - taken the place of Greek and Latin as a central humanist discipline and literary criticism has tried to assume the role almost of an autonomous discipline, Aristotle's Poetics has continued to be a document of great historical and critical importance.

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