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[Reading] ➾ Περὶ ποιητικῆς Author Aristotle – Berkingmad.co.uk ‘The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy’In his near contemporary account of Greek tragedy Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot character language and spectacle that combine toReading Περὶ ποιητικῆς Author Aristotle Berkingmadcouk ‘The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy’In his near contemporary account of Greek tragedy Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot character language and spectacle that combine to ‘The plot is the source and the soul of tragedy’In his near contemporary account of Greek tragedy Aristotle examines the dramatic elements of plot character language and

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Spectacle that combine to produce pity and fear in the audience and asks why we derive pleasure from this apparently painful process Taking examples from the plays of Aeschylus Sophocles and Euripides The Poetics introduces into literary criticism such central concepts as mimesis ‘imitation’ hamartia ‘error’ and katharsis ‘purification’ Aristotle explains how the most effective tragedies rely on complication and resolution recognition and reversal

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Περὶ ποιητικῆςS centring on characters of heroic stature idealized yet true to life One of the most powerful perceptive and influential works of criticism in Western literary history the Poetics has informed serious thinking about drama ever sinceMalcolm Heath’s lucid English translation makes the Poetics fully accessible to the modern reader It is accompanied by an extended introduction which discusses the key concepts in detail and includes suggestions for further reading

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  • Glenn Russell

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςDuring the golden age of ancient Greece bards roamed the countryside mesmerizing crowds by reciting the epics of Homer Thousands of men and women gathered and were moved to tears by tragedies performed outside in amphitheaters during sacred festivals Such an amazingly powerful and prof


  • Alok Mishra

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςHad to study this one by Aristotle in the post graduation syllabus That time we could not go beyond the walls of our academic reuirements When the studies came to an official end the free exploration began and that was the period I not only read but also pondered enjoyed and relished in the text It opens up a whole new world in front of the read


  • Lisa

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςI just reluctantly gave my copy of Aristotle's Poetics to my son who recently discovered drama It is earmarked and highlighted and it guided me through university telling me what I needed to know about tragedy and its core elements such as unity of time place and actionThe reason we started talking about drama was that my son didn't particularly like Emilia Galotti Lessing's Bürgerliche Tragödie and we talked about the strange code of honour that made a father kill his daughter to save her virtue What's progressive about that my son asked furiously and I found myself in the bizarre position to defend patriarchy and its flawed


  • Bill Kerwin

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςIf you want to learn about tragedy or narrative in general this is still the best place to start


  • Sean Barrs

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςIt’s odd that the most ancient essay on literary criticism is one of the easiest to understand It is so accessible If you compare this to works by Nietzsche Hegel and Freud the extremities of this can easily be seen Aristotle explains his theory in the most basic language possible with no artful language that distances the reader from it It is completely comprehensive and virtually impossible not to understand Aristotle wa


  • Trevor

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςThis is perhaps my favourite philosopher of the Ancient world chatting about literary criticism – it doesn’t really get too much better than this Plato of course wanted to banish all of the artists from his ideal republic He wanted to do this because the world we live in is a poor copy of the ‘real’ world and so art is but a copy of a copy Rather than bring us closer to the truth Plato believed that art took us further awayIt can’t have been easy for Aristotle Plato’s student to disagree with the views of the master – but disagree he clearly did He begins this by agreeing with Plato that art is imitation of the world but rather than this being a bad thing he says that the advantage of art is that it cuts out the dross of existence and concentrates what is important By doing this art allows us to look beyond the particulars of our everyday existen


  • Riku Sayuj

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςThis is the best commentary I could find on The Poetics Bywater's is a much better translation and immensely readable except for the places where he employs the Greek without transliteration A good strategy could be to keep to Bywater for a first read and then use Whalley


  • J.G. Keely

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςThere's something terribly edifying when having created your own rubric for how books should be judged you happen to pick up the work from


  • E. G.

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆς IntroductionNote on the Texts and TranslationsSelect BibliographyA Chronology of AristotleOutline of the 'Poetics' From Plato Republic Books 2 3 and 10 Aristotle Poetics From Sir Philip Sidney An Apology for Poetry From P B Shelley A Defence of Poetry From D L Sayers 'Aristotle on Detective Fiction' A Note on MetreExplanatory NotesGlossary of Key TermsIndex


  • ~Bookishly Numb~

    Περὶ ποιητικῆς text · reader☆ Aristotle Περὶ ποιητικῆςPoetics is the earliest known work of literary criticism This copy was laid out in lecture note form Aristotle gives his views on tragedy the plot the characters and the content and then it is compared to epic poetry Content wise I think this book is great but it was just so very boring I found the parts with the ancient Greek language particularly difficult to read and analyse