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Poetics by Aristotle
Mar 01, 1997 | ISBN 9780140446364
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    Mar 01, 1997 | ISBN 9780140446364

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Table Of Contents

Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Malcolm Heath

1. Human culture, poetry and the Poetics
2. Imitation
3. Aristotle’s history of poetry
4. The analysis of tragedy
5. Plot: the basics
6. Reversal and recognition
7. The best kinds of tragic plot
8. The pleasures of tragedy
9. The other parts of tragedy
10. Tragedy: miscellaneous aspects
11. Epic
12. Comedy
13. Further reading
14. Reference conventions
Notes to the Introduction
Synopsis of the Poetics


Notes to the translation

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