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Review: Poetics

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Aristotle, Longinus, and Horace are all a bit vague to me. Perhaps this is due to my reading them in translation or because I have not read all of the texts to which they refer (many of which are no ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

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Quite short but full of great advice. A timeless classic every writer should own. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael Greenan - Goodreads

The six elements in Tragedy: 1. Plot, 2. Character, 3. Thought, 4. Diction, 5. Song, 6. Spectacle. Plot is the most important, because "without action there cannot be a tragedy," and Aristotle ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

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How can you give fewer than five stars to Aristotle? Not that I understood everything though. This is going on the reread pile. Read full review

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User Review  - Isiah Velasquez - Goodreads

This book has much historical merit, as it is Aristotle's aesthetic critique of poetry. However, it is primarily Aristotle's theory of good tragedy and what makes it good. He also goes over epic, but ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

User Review  - Luka Račić - Goodreads

A work fascinating in so many ways, especially when close-examined together with Plato's "Poetry". Here, one can read the apology of the Poetry, as written in opposition to Plato, who ironically ... Read full review

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If you read only one work by Aristotle, “Poetics” should be the one. Read full review

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User Review  - Maryanne - Goodreads

Aristotle's Poetics points us to the importance of poetry and art, superior as a speculative and mimetic process in contrast to a hard reliance on history and reproduction. Complicating the difference ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

User Review  - Maryanne - Goodreads

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Review: Poetics

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Aristotle's Poetics points us to the importance of poetry and art, superior as a speculative and mimetic process in contrast to a hard reliance on history and reproduction. Complicating the difference ... Read full review


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