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User Review  - JonArnold - LibraryThing

Specifically the Penguin Classics edition, with an excellent introductory essay by Malcolm Heath which outlines the themes, differing interpretations and problems of the text. With the caveat that ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

User Review  - Danny - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Mario - Goodreads

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

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User Review  - Yasmin - Goodreads

Aristotle's classic 'The Poetics' tells the story of dramatic and literary theory. In the Poetics Aristotle analyzes the theories of poetry and its respective components, mostly focusing on tragedy ... 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

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User Review  - Michael - Goodreads

I have read this several times, but probably not for twenty years. The impression that stuck with me this time was that all of literary criticism is simply commentary on Aristotle's Poetics. Whole ... Read full review

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User Review  - G del Toro - Goodreads

The gentleman in question dissects the trappings of what can only be summarily referred to as The Poetics. Very seminal work whose vestiges color the pages of many a classic. Read full review

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User Review  - Jon Arnold - Goodreads

Specifically the Penguin Classics edition, with an excellent introductory essay by Malcolm Heath which outlines the themes, differing interpretations and problems of the text. With the caveat that ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

User Review  - Tyler Windham - Goodreads

"Poetry belongs to people who are naturally gifted or mad" -Aristotle It may come as a surprise that the above quote belongs to Aristotle and not James Joyce, or Hemingway, or Mark Twain, as the ... Read full review

Review: Poetics

User Review  - Theresa Leone Davidson - Goodreads

Aristotle's thoughts on art, with a particular emphasis on literature, most notably poetry and drama, is what comprises this very short book. Malcolm Heath does a great job with the translation ... Read full review


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