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Aristotle's poetics : the James Hutton translation : ancient contexts, interpretations / edited and with a revised translation by Michelle Zerba (Louisiana State University) and David Gorman (Northern Illinois University).

Author/creator Aristotle author.
Other author/creatorHutton, James, 1902-1980, translator.
Other author/creatorZerba, Michelle, 1953- editor.
Other author/creatorGorman, David (Literary scholar), editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info New York : W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2018]
Copyright Notice ©2018
Descriptionxxxviii, 209 pages ; 22 cm.
Subject(s)
Uniform titlePoetics. English. (Hutton)
Series A Norton critical edition
Norton critical edition. ^A538572
Abstract "Aristotle's Poetics is a brief and probably fragmentary work on the art of poetry and constitutes one of the earliest surviving discussions of literary theory. Along with a substantial introduction aimed at students of literature, this edition includes a revision of the translation by James Hutton, with a note on the translation and a glossary of terms. "Ancient Sources: Epic and Dramatic" includes a number of excerpted selections from ancient Greek epic and tragedy. "Ancient Sources: Philosophical and Rhetorical" draws from other works by Aristotle and Aristotle's teacher, Plato. "Early Modern and Modern Discussions" provides an overview of commentary on Poetics, and includes pieces that analyze the texts through dramatic, literary, and philosophical lenses. A Selected Bibliography is also included." -- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 203-209).
LCCN 2017050955
ISBN9780393938869 (pbk.)
ISBN0393938867 (pbk.)

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