By: Aristotle,,Kenny, Anthony
Oxford University Press: January 2013
Seller ID: 181131
Binding: Paper Back
"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, it has shaped much of our modern understanding of the creation and impact of imaginative writing, including poetry, drama, and fiction. This brief volume brims with Aristotle's timeless insights into such topics as the nature of tragedy and plot-a veritable gold mine for writers and anyone with a serious interest in literature.
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