Cover of: Poetics (Penguin Classics) | Aristotle

About the Book

One of the first books written on what is now called aesthetics. Although parts are lost (e.g., comedy), it has been very influential in western thought, such as the part on tragedy.

First Sentence

Aristotle was much admired in the ancient world for the elegance and clarity of his style.

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Open Library
OL7355365M
ISBN 10
0140446362
ISBN 13
9780140446364
Library Thing
16971
Goodreads
13270
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