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...
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 ...
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 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...
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
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 ...
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 ...
... 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
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 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 ...