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Watson, Walter, 1925-
The lost second book of Aristotle's Poetics / Walter Watson
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PN1040.A753 W38 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Aristotle. Poetics
Subject(s) Poetry -- History and criticism
Physical Description xii, 304 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-294) and index
Contents The lost second book of Aristotle's Poetics -- Aims of the present book -- Method to be followed -- Prospective readers -- Groundwork -- Aristotle's arts and sciences -- The organon -- Preface to the theoretical sciences -- Mathematics -- The physical sciences -- The biological sciences -- First philosophy -- The order of the arts and sciences -- The practical sciences -- The productive sciences : poetics -- Rhetoric -- Scientific rationality as a guiding idea -- Causes -- The symbolon argument -- Causes in the poetics -- Poetic imitation -- The analysis of poetic imitation -- The scope of poetic imitation -- The evolution of poetic imitation -- Expectations of Poetics II -- The epitome of Poetics II -- Comparison of expectations with the epitome -- The kinds of poetry -- The autonomy of poetry -- Internal and external ends -- The Aristotelian tradition -- Historical, educational, and imitative poetry -- Historical poetry -- Historical poetry and history -- Historical poetry and imitative poetry -- Historical poetry and rhetoric -- Educational poetry -- Poetry and philosophy -- Poetry and education -- Imitative poetry -- The end of tragedy -- The end of tragedy as catharsis -- The fearful emotions -- The removal of emotions by emotions -- The aim of tragedy : symmetry -- The mother of tragedy : pain -- Poetry and the practical sciences -- Poetic and therapeutic catharsis -- Is catharsis in the poem or in the audience? -- Is catharsis educative? -- The practical ends of poetry -- Comedy -- The definition of comedy -- The mother of comedy : laughter -- The laughable -- The definition of the laughable -- Accounts of the laughable -- The causes of the laughable -- Laughter from the diction -- Laughter from the incidents -- Cicero's account of laughter -- The science of the laughable -- The embodiment of the laughable in comedy -- The matter and parts of comedy -- Old, new, and middle comedy
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