Poetics

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Pearson Education India, Sep 1, 2006 - 196 pages
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Quite short but full of great advice. - Goodreads
The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy. - Goodreads
Valuable insight on story structure. - Goodreads
The best book on the mechanics of writing ever written. - Goodreads
But very dense and hard to read. - Goodreads
... a good reference. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tommy - Goodreads

Note to self: Though purported to be one of the most important books about storytelling, Poetics is incomplete. It is missing its half on comedy and presents simply only the arbitray Freytag's ... Read full review

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User Review  - sara - Goodreads

I'm not going to rate this because I skimmed through a lot of it...its basically aristotle telling you how books should be written...its pretty good but I honestly had no interest in the subject matter Read full review

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