- Paperback: 115 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition (May 17, 1982)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393952169
- ISBN-13: 978-0393952162
- Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.4 x 8.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #445,174 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Aristotle's Poetics 1st Edition
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Text: English, Greek (translation)
From the Back Cover
Here is a new translation, remarkable for its accuracy and refreshing clarity of exposition, of the first major work of literary criticism. Aristotle's doctrines are basic to every critical discussion of Greek tragedy and of other literary forms.
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Mirabile dictu, some of his observations are archaic, sexist, or unduly academic. But anyone who wants to understand how stories work, and why we humans need to live through fiction, needs to have read this text.
Also there was writing on almost every page. That isn't "very good" condition. .