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Aristotle's Poetics
Aristotle's Poetics
Author: Aristotle, S. H. Butcher (Translator)
Introduced by Francis Fergusson, the Poetics, written in the fourth century B.C., is still an essential study of the art of drama, indeed the most fundamental one we have. It has been used by both playwrights and theorists of many periods, and interpreted, in the course of its two thousand years of life, in various ways. The literature which has...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780809005277
ISBN-10: 0809005271
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 118
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Publisher: Hill and Wang
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is S.H. Butcher's 1902 translation. I haven't read the introductory essay yet, so my rating does not reflect that, but I would like to get a more up-to-date and readable translation of the Poetics.