Poetics

Aristotle


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Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and the first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In it, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls poetry. He examines its first principles and identifies its genres and basic elements.

Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.

This book has 49 pages in the PDF version. This translation by S. H. Butcher was originally published in 1902.

Production notes: This ebook of Poetics was published by Global Grey in 2018.

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