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The Greek View of Poetry

1st Edition

By E.E. Sikes


248 pages

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The Greek View of Poetry details critical theories and the appreciation of poetry by the ancient Greeks. Originally published in 1931, this text deals with a whole range of Greek critics from very early criticism to Longinus and his views on Homer in an attempt to provide a historical view of the importance of poetry to Greek society. This title will be of interest to students of Classics.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Early Criticism 2. Aristophanes 3. Plato 4. Aristotle 5. Aristotle (Continued) 6. Alexandrine Criticism 7. Graeco-Roman Criticism 8. Longinus; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / Ancient / General
HISTORY / Ancient / Greece
LITERARY CRITICISM / Ancient & Classical