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Classical Literary Criticism

Classical Literary Criticism

Author: Penelope Murray
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A collection of works that have profoundly shaped the history of criticism in the Western world: they created much of the terminology still in use today and formulated enduring questions about the nature and function of literature. It features works that include "Ion", "Poetics", "Art of Poetry", and "On the Sublime".
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Plato (c.427-347BC) - philosopher whose thinking has shaped Western intellectual tradition. Aristotle (384-322BC) - influential and prolific author of the Ethics and the Politics. Horace (c.65-8BC) - a Latin lyric poet and satirist. Longinus - an unknown Greek author writing mid 1AD T. S. Dorsch was Professor of English at the University of Durham. He died in 1991. Penelope Murray is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Warwick.
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General Fields

  • : 9780140446517
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Character Books Ltd
  • : April 2000
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 15mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Penelope Murray
  • : Paperback
  • : 2ND ED
  • : 256
  • : bibliography, chronology