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Literary criticism (or literary studies) is the study, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. ... In the 4th century BC Aristotle wrote the Poetics, a typology and description of ... Around t...

Literary criticism began with Aristotle when he wrote - Answers.com

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What is a post-structuralist literary critic? A.The reader is free to make his or her own associations, draw his or her own conclusions, and in fact create his or her ...

Literary Criticism - WikiEducator

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Mar 13, 2012 ... Is, according to Aristotle, Epic better than tragedy? ... He was not a professed critic of literature and his critical ... poetry, for they alone have experienced the creative process form beginning to end, and they alone can rightly understand it. .... It is so because Plato wrote dramatic dialogues rather than didacti...

Aristotle and the Poetics - Penn State University

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Aristotle studied movement as a kind of change and wrote about the ... Aristotle's Poetics has probably been the single most influential work in all literary criticism. ... Following, then, the order of nature, let us begin with the principles which come ... the poet may imitate by narration- in which case he can either take another...

Full text of "A Short History Of Literary Criticism" - Internet Archive

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Aristotle: S. H. Butcher (Aristotle's Theory of Poetry and Fine Art, London, 1 895 ) ... So if we want to begin with general ideas on literature, we must begin with Plato .... the name of poet merely be- cause he wrote his natural philosophy in meter.

Aristotle - Philosopher - Biography.com

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In 338, he began tutoring Alexander the Great. ... Aristotle died in 322 B.C., after he left Athens and fled to Chalcis. ... Members of the Lyceum wrote up their findings in manuscripts. ... His theory of deduction is the basis of what philosophers now call a syllogism, a logical argument where the conclusion is inferred from two or ...

1. Classical Literary Criticism: Aristotle, Horace, Longinus, T. S. Dorsch

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T H E translations in this volume begin with Aristotle's Poetics. But literary .... amental aspect of literary criticism in the importance that he attaches to moral values ... Poetry, written by Antiphanes probably about the middle of the fourth century; it ...

Literary criticism in antiquity - Oxford Reference

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... the elements—began as a mode of defence against such attacks, and eventually (esp. with ... As a critic of style, he was superb, as is shown by his marvellous parodies, rivalled ... Aristotle's Poetics, the fountain‐head of most later criticism, is in part an answer ... criticism is in the analysis of style, rather than in lite...

Aristotle's Triple Threat Legacy by Professor Julia Evergreen Keefer

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In philosophy, Aristotle wrote on aesthetics , ethics , government , metaphysics ... He also dealt with education , foreign customs, literature and poetry . ... Kant stated in the Critique of Pure Reason that Aristotle's theory of logic had arrived at a ... Beginning in the sixteenth century, scientists began applying mathematics to...

Sample Chapter for Ford, A.: The Origins of Criticism: Literary ...

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Sample Chapter for The Origins of Criticism: Literary Culture and Poetic Theory in ... in beginning the Cambridge History of Literary Criticism, and Kenneth Dover ... Homer can stand as the father of Greek criticism (as he can for so much else) ... Greeks anticipated the views of Plato and Aristotle on poetry and recover the ...

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Aristotle's Poetics and Certain American Literary Critics - JStor

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English literary criticism as well as by English liter- ... He. 'See Marvin Theodore Herrick, The Poetics of Aristotle in. England (New Haven, Yale University Press, ...

literary criticism | Britannica.com

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Literary criticism, the reasoned consideration of literary works and issues. .... Kenneth Burke, Philip Rahv, and Irving Howe, began as political radicals in the 1930s ... Although almost all of the criticism ever written dates from the 20th century, ... Although Plato and Aristotle are regarded as antagonists, the narrowness of their ...