Classical Literary Criticism

Classical Literary Criticism

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This excellent and accessible work includes many major texts in translation: Aristotle's Poetics, Longinus' On Sublimity, Horace's Art of Poetry, Tacitus' Dialogues, and extracts from Plato and Plutarch. Based on the highly praised Ancient Literary Criticism (OUP, 1972), it contains a new introduction and explanatory notes, and will be of enormous value to students both of Latin and Greek and of literary criticism and theory.show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 16mm | 199.58g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0192839004
  • 9780192839008

Table of contents

Plato: Ion: Republic 2-3; Republic 10; Aristotle: Poetics; Horace: A Letter to Augustus; The Art of Poetry; Tacitus: Dialogue on Orators; 'Longinus': On Sublimity; Dio of Prusa: Philoctetes in the Tragedians; Plutarch: On the Study of Poetryshow more

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