Aristotle: The poetics: "Longinus": On the sublime. Demetrius: On style

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W. Heinemann, ltd., 1953 - Literary Criticism - 500 pages
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Review: Aristotle: Poetics; With: Longinus: On the Sublime & Demetrius: On Style (Loeb Classical Library No. 199)

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

As I've already commented on the other two, I'm sure, I'll just say that Demetrius' book on style is surprisingly modern. Sure few of us would draw the lines of language where he does, but the idea ... Read full review

Review: Aristotle: Poetics; With: Longinus: On the Sublime & Demetrius: On Style (Loeb Classical Library No. 199)

User Review  - Douglas - Goodreads

For me in practical terms, this book has been most important for Aristotle's concept of the tragic hero, so notably missing from the dialogues of Plato, and for Longinus' relationship, in developing the concept of “the sublime,” to the much later work of Edmund Burke and Immanuel Kant. Read full review

Contents

ARISTOTLE The Poetics
1
LONGINUS On The Sublime
119
DEMETRIUS On Style
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